MTL News Archives for 2015

Silicon photonics meets the foundry

July 1, 2015

Lionel Kimerling, Rajeev Ram and other MIT researchers explore practical ways to bring optical interconnection towards and directly onto chips.

news-home-optical.jpgChips integrating germanium lasers. In 2010, Professor Kimerling and his colleagues demonstrated the first such lasers that operate at room temperature and produce wavelengths of light useful for optical communication. Photo: MIT Microphotonics Center

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