Blog Review: June 14

Synopsys' Richard Solomon and Gary Ruggles examine the Compute Express Link (CXL) protocol and how it could unlock new ways of doing computing such as enabling efficient heterogeneous computing architectures, accelerating data-intensive workloads, and facilitating advanced real-time analytics. Cadence's Andre Baguenie explains how to convert an electrical signal to a logic value using the Ve... » read more

Startup Funding: May 2023

Photonic interconnects were an area of activity in May, with two companies raising funds for what could be much faster chip-to-chip and chiplet-to-chiplet links. Microstructured optics and metasurfaces also drew investment, with four companies creating products for a range of applications from flexible LEDs to multi-wavelength spectral imaging. The large language models that power many gener... » read more