Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. registered a patent for “Optical Computing Chip, System and Data Processing Technology”, the publication number can be identified as CN112306145A.
The “optical computing chips” currently available are only related inventors from Tsinghua University, except for Huawei. At present, there is not much explanation about this technology in the industry.
From the perspective of Huawei’s patents, this technology can be used in certain directions in the field of artificial intelligence, such as image recognition, speech recognition, and natural language processing in deep learning. This technology uses the combination of concave mirror, light source array and modulator array to complete the modulation and calculation requirements. Compared with traditional microelectronic chips, the performance of optical computing in some applications has been greatly improved.