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Avicena debuts world’s smallest 1Tbps optical transceiver

Optical Connections covered Avicena’s debut of the world’s smallest 1Tbps optical transceiver as part its LightBundle™ multi-Tbps chip-to-chip interconnect technology at the 2023 SuperComputing event. The microLED-based architecture supports unprecedented throughput, shoreline density and low power, unlocking the performance of processors, memory, and sensors. To learn more, click the link below:

Fast Facts

World's Smallest Multi-Tbps TRx

The first µLED based transceiver is 3mm x 4mm and capable of 1Tbps

Advanced Technology for Interconnects

LightBundle™ contains the most advanced tech for chip-to-chip and chip-to-memory interconnects

High Temp Operation up to 290ºC

Avicena have demonstrated µLED operation at 290ºC

100 Patents

With a world class innovation team, Avicena continue to push the boundaries of technology

Blue Light Underwater

Blue light travels the farthest underwater, making it the ideal medium for underwater optical communications

Industry Insight

The NVIDIA Hopper H100 GPU is the world's most advanced chip ever built and contains 80 billion transistors


The applications range from chip-to-chip interconnects in HPC, AI/ML, and memory disaggregation to next generation links in sensors, 5G Wireless head-ends and Aerospace.

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We Are Avicena

Avicena is a privately held company developing microLED based ultra-low power high bandwidth interconnects for chip-to-chip communications. This technology revolutionizes High-Performance (HPC) and Cloud computing, as well as other industries where low power interconnects are critical like camera sensors, autonomous vehicles, and aerospace. Avicena is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California with a development center in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company was founded in 2019 by leading technologists from the optical networking industry with a track record of delivering breakthrough products.