Tower to develop integrated-laser-on-silicon photonics foundry process

Specialty foundry Tower Semiconductor Ltd (which has fabrication plants in Migdal Haemek, Israel, and at its US subsidiaries in Newport Beach, CA and San Antonio, TX, and at TowerJazz Japan Ltd) is participating in the program ‘Lasers for Universal Microscale Optical Systems’ (LUMOS), with partial support from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), to create an integrated-laser-on-silicon photonics foundry process, combining III-V laser diodes with its PH18 production silicon photonics platform...