December 3, 2021

CHICAGO PIXELS

SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CENTER

Rockley selects Synopsys for silicon photonics design and verification

Synopsys Inc of Mountain View, CA, USA ― which provides electronic design automation (EDA) software, semiconductor IP and services for chip and electronic system design ― says that integrated optical chip and module supplier Rockley Photonics of Oxford, UK and Pasadena, CA, USA has adopted its solutions to accelerate the design and verification of silicon photonics for sensing and datacom applications. Specifically, Rockley is using tools from Synopsys’ Photonic Solutions platform, including OptoCompiler, OptoDesigner, OptSim Circuit, RSoft Photonic Device Tools and IC Validator. Rockley plans to use Synopsys solutions to design and optimize photonic devices, create process design kits (PDKs) and tape out photonic ICs…