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Rockley Photonics Announces R&D Plans for Tyndall

9 April 2018
Rockley Photonics Ltd. plans to establish an R&D center at Tyndall National Institute in Cork, Ireland. The center will support Rockley’s growing global activities and, in particular, its silicon photonics research program…. READ MORE

Data Center Routing ASIC from Rockley Photonics

19 March 2018
Rockley Photonics has announced that it is demonstrating its in-package-optics platform to select customers and development partners. Rockley has developed the world’s first single-chip L3 routing switch to directly integrate 100G network ports using single-mode fiber…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics demonstrates in-package optics platform to select partners

19 March 2018
Rockley Photonics has developed what it says is the world’s first single-chip L3 routing switch to directly integrate 100G network ports using single-mode fibre, and is now demonstrating its in-package optics platform to select customers and development partners…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics showcases its in-packaged design at OFC

15 March 2018
Rockley Photonics has showcased its in-packaged optics design to select customers and development partners at the OFC show being held in San Diego this week…. READ MORE

UK group to partner with SFI on new €3.4m Cork-based photonics centre

15 March 2018
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Government have been busy Stateside signing deals with various research and governmental bodies, including a new partnership announced with the US-based – but UK-headquartered – engineering giant Rockley Photonics…. READ MORE

Rockley to open Irish photonics R&D centre

14 March 2018
Rockley Photonics has announced plans to establish an R&D centre at the Tyndall National Institute in Cork to support its silicon photonics research program…. READ MORE

Photonic ASIC directly integrates 100G optical ports

12 March 2018
Specifically designed for data center routing, Rockley Photonics’ single-chip L3 routing switch is the world’s first ASIC to directly integrate 100G network ports using single-mode fiber, supporting a 100X improvement in interconnect reach…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics raises $40 million funding for platform expansion

9 March 2018
Rockley Photonics has raised $40 million in its most recent round of funding, taking its total raised since its launch to $100 million…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics totals $100M in funding with new $40M round

8 March 2018
Aiming to address multiple billion-dollar market opportunities, photonics startup Rockley Photonics announced that it has raised $40M in its most recent funding round…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics wins $40m further funding

8 March 2018
Rockley Photonics, a pioneer in integrated optics for high-density digital systems, this week announced that it has raised $40 million in its most recent funding round…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics eyes multiple markets

24 February 2018
Andrew Rickman, founder and CEO of silicon photonics start-up Rockley Photonics, discusses the new joint venture with Hengton Optic-Electric, the benefits of the company’s micron-wide optical waveguides and why the timing is right for silicon photonics…. READ MORE

Rockley, Hengtong Forge Joint Venture

29 January 2018
Silicon photonics network developer Rockley Photonics Ltd. and fiber optic communications developer Hengtong Optic-Electric Co. Ltd. have formed a joint venture to manufacture high-performance optical transceiver modules based on silicon photonics technology…. READ MORE

HEFCE money to enable Southampton to share UK photonics skills

25 January 2018
Southampton university has received £0.2 million from the Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) Catalyst programme to subsidise training for the photonics industry…. READ MORE

Realising the true potential of silicon photonics

16 January 2018
Dr Andrew Rickman, OBE, CEO of Rockley Photonics, believes silicon photonics will drive a technology revolution in data communications…. READ MORE

Rockley Announces Collaboration With Hengtong

10 January 2018
Rockley Photonics, a silicon photonics innovator for next-generation networks, has announced a joint venture with Hengtong Optic-Electric to manufacture high performance optical transceiver modules based on its silicon photonics technology…. READ MORE

$42 million joint venture to deliver silicon photonics optical modules

9 January 2018
Silicon photonics firm Rockley Photonics, has announced a joint venture with Chinese fibre optic cable manufacturer, Hengtong Optic-Electric, to produce optical transceiver modules based on its silicon photonics technology…. READ MORE

HTGD, Rockley Photonics Ally to Make Optical Fiber Network Parts

20 December 2017
Jiangsu Hengtong Optic-Electric Co. will work with a UK network chip developer to produce optical fiber network components in China to meet the requirements of increasingly-rapid internet transmission speeds…. READ MORE

Rockley teams with UK government on optoelectronics

28 August 2017
Startup Rockley Photonics Ltd., (Pasadena, California and Oxford, England) has said it will match UK government funding from the Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC) in a ‘Prosperity Partnership’ with the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton…. READ MORE

University of Southampton receives share of £138 million investment in research-business partnerships

21 August 2017
A Hampshire university is to receive a double investment boost to aid its research work…. READ MORE

Rockley, EPSRC to Fund Partnership With Southampton

28 July 2017
Integrated photonics company Rockley Photonics Ltd. will match government funding from the Engineering and Physical Research Council (EPSRC) to form a “Prosperity Partnership” with the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Center (ORC)…. READ MORE

Photonics Funded £31 Million from EPSRC

25 July 2017
A set of Prosperity Partnerships announced by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) will receive £31million in funding. This will be matched by a further £36m from partner organisations and £11m from university funds…. READ MORE

UK silicon photonics research gets £4.8m boost

13 July 2017
The UK’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University of Southampton is set to receive £4.8 million to support the centre’s silicon photonics research…. READ MORE

UK-based Rockley Photonics to match government funding to unlock £4.8 million investment

13 July 2017
UK-based Rockley Photonics is to match government funding to unlock a £4.8 million ($6.2 million) investment in its partnership with the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC)…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics Receives Global Technology Innovation Award

23 May 2017
Next-generation data center technology provider Rockley Photonics Ltd. has received a Global Technology Innovation Award from analyst firm Frost & Sullivan for its R&D in networking infrastructure technology. … READ MORE

Reflections on OFC 2017

29 March 2017
Mood, technologies, notable announcements – just what are the metrics to judge the OFC 2017 show held in Los Angeles last week?… READ MORE

How Silicon Photonics Are Helping Data Centers Keep Up with the IoT, Big Data, and Cloud Computing

11 March 2017
The use of photonics in networking and electronics has been considered one of many possible solutions for handling the growing demand on data centers, where Moore’s Law is rapidly becoming obsolete. Here’s a look at some of the photonics hardware and projects being implemented in the industry…. READ MORE

Rockley Photonics Receives Global Technology Innovation Award For Breakthrough Data Centre Technology

9 March 2017
Rockley Photonics has been recognised by leading analyst firm, Frost and Sullivan, for its ground breaking R&D in networking infrastructure technology…. READ MORE

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Rockley Photonics for its Potential to Scale Up Data Centers through Silicon Photonics

6 March 2017
Based on its recent analysis of the data center networking infrastructure market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Rockley Photonics with the 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation…. READ MORE

Frost & Sullivan Applauds Rockley Photonics for Its Potential to Scale Up Data Centers Through Silicon Photonics

6 March 2017
Based on its recent analysis of the data center networking infrastructure market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Rockley Photonics with the 2017 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation…. READ MORE

Kucharewski Appointed CCO of Rockley Photonics

28 February 2017
Silicon photonics platform developer Rockley Photonics has appointed Nick Kucharewski as its chief commercial officer…. READ MORE

Kucharewski Appointed CCO of Rockley Photonics

28 February 2017
Silicon photonics platform developer Rockley Photonics has appointed Nick Kucharewski as its chief commercial officer…. READ MORE