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Rockley Photonics wins IEEE Best Paper Award for its pioneering work on co-packaged optics

Date Announced: 22 Jun 2021

The paper presents Rockley Photonics’ pioneering work in the field of co-packaged optics (CPO), demonstrating the technical feasibility of integrating CMOS switching functionality with single-mode optical interfaces within the same package.

IEEE Best Paper Award Recognizes Rockley for Work on Co-Packaged Optics

“IEEE awards represent the pinnacle of technological achievement and we’re extremely proud of our team’s success,” said Dr Andrew Rickman, chief executive, Rockley Photonics. “Co-packaging optics with electronics enables us to rearchitect the datacenter network to achieve significant efficiency gains in terms of data processing and power usage.”

Rockley is leveraging CPO to design high-density pluggable optical modules with at least 800Gb/s of capacity.

The IEEE Communications Society Awards Committee evaluates nominated papers based on the extent to which the works open new lines of research, envision bold approaches to optical communication and networking, formulate new problems to solve, and essentially enlarge the field of optical communications and networking. Papers published in the prior three calendar years of JOCN are eligible for the award. The key selection criteria are quality, exposition, novelty, and impact.

This work establishes the capability of Rockley Photonics’ unique silicon photonics platform to address next-generation data communications. Rockley is in the process of leveraging its versatile platform in the consumer healthcare space, which it believes will drive wafer volumes and economies of scale that will ultimately benefit a variety of market verticals.


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