National Security Cluster

Illuminating Possibilities: NSC's Photonic Semiconductor

Unlocking India's Future with HIP-E Technology

  • NSC in collaboration with Photonics India is embarking on an extraordinary endeavor that fuses cutting-edge technology with India's economic growth. Our vision centers around "Heterogeneously Integrated Photonics and Electronics" (HIP-E), a groundbreaking technological innovation poised to reshape industries and redefine possibilities.
  • HIP-E is nothing short of a marvel. It revolutionizes the conventional copper-based circuit boards that currently enable chip-based communications, replacing them with chip-scale fiber optic networks. The implications are awe-inspiring.
  • Unmatched Performance: HIP-E offers unmatched bandwidth, density, and virtually zero latency. It's a game-changer for high-performance computing (HPC) and data-intensive tasks.
  • Sustainability: With a jaw-dropping 23-fold reduction in energy consumption, HIP-E not only reduces operational costs but also contributes to a greener and more sustainable future.
  • Speed and Efficiency: HIP-E achieves a remarkable 19-fold improvement in latency. This means lightning-fast data transfer and near-instantaneous responses for critical applications.

Compact and Lightweight: The technology presents a substantial 40-fold reduction in size and weight compared to traditional setups. This compactness allows for more flexible deployments and cost-effective infrastructure.

But this isn't just a concept; it's a commitment to tangible progress. The NSC, in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratories (ORNL) and other key stakeholders, is dedicated to turning the HIP-E vision into reality. We are poised to lead the charge in the next era of energy-efficient supercomputers and data centers.

Our mission extends beyond borders. HIP-E technology is designed for global export with minimal constraints, ready to serve the burgeoning global commercial market. It represents not only a technological advancement but also a strategic opportunity for India to bolster its position in the global technology landscape.

Join us on this transformative journey to shape the future of technology, enhance economic growth, and pave the way for a more efficient and sustainable world. Together, we're pioneering progress.