CORNERSTONE is a license free, open source Silicon Photonics rapid prototyping foundry based in the UK. Our open access and license free model differentiates us from other foundries. Our prototyping platform uses industry-compatible, deep-UV projection lithography meaning you can seamlessly scale up production volumes via your favourite commercial foundry .The platform retains device-level innovation capability and flexibility in its process flows, making it the perfect choice for researchers who want to try out innovative designs or evaluate new photonic circuits.
We currently offer 3 different silicon-on-insulator platforms via a multi-project-wafer service with new platforms coming soon!
The capabilities of the Silicon Photonics Group at the University of Southampton can be downloaded below.
CORNERSTONE are launching 3 exciting new silicon based technology platforms and 2 new integration platforms over the coming months. Full design rules for the SiN platform are live and if you would like to discuss any of the new platforms with the team please contact us.
More information about the all the platforms coming to CORNERSTONE can be found in the file below.