MTL News Archives for 2012

Microchips' optical future

February 29, 2012

To keep energy consumption under control, future chips may need to move data using light instead of electricity -- and the technical expertise to build them may reside in the United States.


A new test chip developed by Vladimir Stojanovic, Rajeev Ram and their colleagues, which monolithically integrates electrical and optical components and was produced on an existing IBM manufacturing line. Image: Vladimir Stojanovic, Rajeeve Ram and Milos Popovic

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