We reported on Quix announcement of its 12 mode processor last December and now they have announced their first sale of the device to a UK-based company, Qontrol, which makes control electronics and supporting infrastructure for multi-channel photonic integrated circuits. The device is a low-loss, 12-mode fully tunable linear interferometer with all-to-all coupling based on stoichiometric silicon nitride waveguides. It is arranged in a 12×12 configuration and can be programmed using the thermo-optic effect that employs heat to steer the path of light. The device is compatible with all photon sources. For more on Quix’ announcement, you can view a news release on their website here.
April 2, 2021