Australian Silicon Photonics’ novel devices will help data centre technology suppliers such as Intel, Broadcom, Cisco and Juniper increase data centre computing power and reduce power consumption by replacing electronic interconnects with photonic links.

Australian Silicon Photonics team members

Australian Silicon Photonics team members  ©CSIRO, Karl Schwerdtfeger

This will help our customers’ customers, the internet and cloud computing giants such as Facebook, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Apple, support continued growth in today’s internet and cloud computing applications, and enable new applications such as autonomous vehicles and the internet of things. Our devices enable cost-effective, low-power, high-capacity “multi-lane” photonic links within data centres.

Lead Institute

RMIT University


  • Jonathan Lacey
  • Arnan Mitchell
  • Thach Nguyen

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