Axalume does Photonics License Deal with Oracle
Agreement provides exclusive rights to Oracle's silicon photonics patent portfolio
Axalume, a San Diego-based designer of electronic and photonic integrated circuits, has signed an exclusive agreement with Oracle Corporation to license Oracle's silicon photonics patent portfolio.
Under this license agreement, Axalume will have exclusive rights to manufacture, market, distribute, sell and support its silicon photonics services and products worldwide and to develop new products for data centre switching and computing applications.
Axalume's CEO, Ashok Krishnamoorthy commented: “We are excited about this global opportunity. By combining Axalume's technical know-how with Oracle's extensive IP portfolio that encompasses low-power silicon photonics components, lasers, electronics circuits, integration, and packaging, we will be in a unique position to develop valuable and differentiated photonic interconnect solutions for our customers."
Axalume has developed patented technologies to create energy-efficient photonic circuits, tunable laser sources, and control electronics for data centres and high-performance computing and networking systems.