The four-year project InPulse offers new-entrant companies direct access to state-of-the-art
manufacturing of photonic integrated circuits (PICs) based on indium
phosphide to aid the development of products for a wide range of new markets.
• Milestone is result of successful expansion of capacity in Philips’ Ulm facility, which is projected to double its output in the next 18 months
• Continued strong rise in VCSEL demand and production, driven by factors such as widespread adoption of facial recognition technology in consumer smartphones and increased adoption of optical interconnects in data centers
• Global revenues for the VCSEL market are expected to increase to $3.5 billion in 2023