Press Releases

October 10th, 2016

Skorpios Technologies Announces Appointment of Luca Cafiero to Board of Directors

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – October 10, 2016 – /PRNewswire/ – Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, announced that Luca Cafiero joined its Board of Directors, effective October 6, 2016.

read more

September 8th, 2016

Skorpios Technologies Announces Brian R. Griffiths as Chief Financial Officer

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – September 6, 2016 – /PRNewswire/ – Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced the addition of Brian R. Griffiths as chief financial officer, effective immediately. In his new role at Skorpios, Griffiths will oversee the finance, accounting, M&A and investor relations’ functions, reporting to CEO Stephen Krasulick.

read more

November 9th, 2015

Skorpios Expands Its Presence in New Mexico

Silicon Photonics Leader to Acquire New High-Tech Manufacturing Facility, Add 300 New Jobs in Albuquerque

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – November 9, 2015 – Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless silicon photonic integrated circuit company, today announced that it plans to acquire a facility suited for high-tech manufacturing in Albuquerque. This move enables Skorpios to expand its research, development, test an assembly capabilities, creating up to 300 jobs in New Mexico over the next few years.

read more

March 23rd, 2015

Skorpios Demonstrates Industry-First 100G System-on-Chip, Fully Integrated Opto-electronics Rx and Tx ICs (S-xoC) at OFC 2015

Skorpios S-roC and S-toC Enable Efficient Supply Chain for Existing and Future High-Density Pluggable Form Factors

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 23, 2015 – Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced an industry-first 100G-CWDM System-on-Chip fully integrated opto-electronic S-roC receiver integrated circuit (IC) and S-toC transmitter IC. Skorpios is conducting the first live demonstration of its S-xoC family of 100G-CWDM solutions this week at OFC in Los Angeles. S-xoC 100G-CWDM ICs integrate silicon photonics optical ICs, transmit and receive electronic ICs and single-mode fiber (SMF) coupling all in one dense semiconductor IC package.

read more

March 22nd, 2015

Skorpios Demonstrates Differentiated 100G-CWDM Silicon Photonics Solutions at OFC 2015

Senior Executive to Participate in Symposium on The Future of Integrated Optics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 22, 2015 – Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced its participation at OFC 2015, taking place this week at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles. Skorpios will demonstrate its 100G-CWDM solutions in industry-standard form factors and proprietary ultra-high density (System on a Chip) form factors, at its private suite. Skorpios’ demonstration and roadmap address requirements of the data center market to bring high-density, low-cost, low-power, single-mode fiber duplex optical solutions to 100G networking today, with a platform to easily scale to 400G.

read more

September 19th, 2014

ECOC 2014 – Skorpios Participates in Technical and Market Forums at ECOC Cannes, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – September 19, 2014 Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced that it will deliver technology and market presentations at ECOC 2014. Highlighting its proprietary Skorpios’ Template Assisted Bonding (STAB) process, Skorpios will discuss the state of Silicon Photonics Market Opportunities and present exciting progress on its tunable laser realized using the STAB process.

read more

September 9th, 2014

CWDM4 MSA Releases Detailed Specification for Low Cost 100G Optical Interfaces Targeting Data Center Applications

Consortium Surpasses 15 Member Mark Gaining Substantial Industry-wide Participation and Adoption

SAN JOSE, CA – September 9, 2014 – The CWDM4 MSA consortium today released the first detailed specification (revision 1.0) for low cost 100G interfaces targeting data center applications. Formed in March 2014, the CWDM4 MSA targets a common specification for 100G optical interfaces that addresses data communication links up to 2 kilometers in the data center.

read more

April 3rd, 2014

Skorpios Technologies Joins the Alliance of Data Center, Switching and Optical Transceiver Companies Supporting Standards for 100GBase CLR4

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – April 3, 2014 – Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system-on-a-chip company, today announced that it joined an alliance of companies supporting the 100G CLR4 CWDM specifications for data center applications.

read more

March 10th, 2014

OFC 2014 – Skorpios’ Novel Integration Platform Demonstrates the Commercial Viability of Silicon Photonics

Skorpios Presents Technology Demonstrations at OFC 2014

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 10, 2014 Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced that it will deliver technology presentations at OFC 2014 and demonstrate products based on its proprietary Skorpios’ Template Assisted Bonding (STAB) process. Skorpios will be hosting a demonstration of its industry leading 100G 10km, CLR4 transceiver in a QSFP28 package and its silicon-photonics based micro-ITLA. With these products, Skorpios delivers on the promise of silicon photonics with the most highly integrated, lowest power dissipation and highest-density form-factors available in the market. Only through the capabilities enabled by the STAB platform, Skorpios is able to offer two such diverse products simultaneously.

read more

March 10th, 2014

Skorpios Technologies Launches Micro-ITLA Tunable Laser

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 10, 2014 Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced the demonstration of a micro-ITLA tunable laser utilizing Skorpios’ Template Assisted Bonding (STAB) process. The laser was designed to meet the stringent demands of next generation high bandwidth coherent 100G transceivers, with linewidths of less than 100 kHz, low optical noise, high power and high stability.

read more

March 10th, 2014

Skorpios Technologies Demonstrates 100G QSFP28 (100G-QSFP-CLR4)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 10, 2014 Skorpios Technologies, Inc., a fabless integrated silicon photonics system on a chip company, today announced the demonstration of a 100G QSFP28 transceiver utilizing Skorpios’ Template Assisted Bonding (STAB) process. In this product, the lasers, modulators, detectors and optical multiplexer/de-multiplexer are monolithically integrated into a single die using the STAB process, providing customers with cost, size and power benefits unachievable with any alternative technologies.

read more

March 4th, 2013

Skorpios Technologies Demonstrates CMOS Tunable Laser

Skorpios Announces Key Technology Demonstration of Wafer Scale III/V Silicon Integration

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – March 4, 2013 Skorpios Technologies, Inc., an innovator in silicon photonic technology, today announced demonstration of a full C-band tunable CMOS photonic laser manufactured in a commercial foundry utilizing its proprietary STAB process. The application of this wafer scale integration process results in a photonic CMOS Integrated Circuit (IC) that is planar and hermetically encapsulated. Additionally, the Skorpios CMOS laser IC does not require any costly post-fabrication assembly processes such as flip-chip bonding, turning mirrors, lenses or active alignments. Characterization of the initial devices demonstrates that the laser performance is appropriate for applications from datacenter interconnects to the highest performance coherent long-haul systems supporting data rates exceeding 100 Gb/s. Performance benefits of the laser include narrow linewidth, high side mode suppression, wide tuning range and no requirement for active cooling or hermetic packaging.

read more

September 15th, 2011

Skorpios Technologies, Inc. Announces the Close of a $19 Million Series B Financing Round

Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks and Other Leaders in the Communications Networking Ecosystem Participated in the Round

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/
— Skorpios Technologies, an innovator in composite silicon photonic technology, today announced it has closed a $19 million Series B round of financing. The funds will be used to expand the company’s infrastructure and complete the commercialization of its technology.

read more

November 29th, 2011

Skorpios Technologies Receives $2 Million Follow-on Investment Bringing Series B to $21 Million

Deutsche Telekom Joins Existing Syndicate Members in Support of Advance Core Technology Solving Critical Issues Facing Electronics Industry

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/
— Skorpios Technologies Inc., an innovator in composite silicon photonic technology, today announced a follow-on investment to its Series B round of $19 million. The additional $2 million provided by T-Venture, Deutsche Telekom’s venture capital company, brings total investment in the round to $21 million.

read more