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Optical Interconnect for High-End Computer Systems
July/August 2010 (vol. 27 no. 4)
pp. 10-19
Ron Ho, Oracle
Frankie Liu, Oracle
Dinesh Patil, Oracle
Xuezhe Zheng, Oracle
Guoliang Li, Oracle
Ivan Shubin, Oracle
Elad Alon, Oracle
Jon Lexau, Oracle

Editor's note:

Advances in silicon photonic technology have made possible the use of optical communication in large-scale chip arrays. This article shows how such a structure utilizes the high bandwidth of the optical links through optical proximity communication that enables significant levels of device integration.

—Partha Pande, Washington State University

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Index Terms:
design and test, integrated optics, supercomputers, wavelength division multiplexing, photodetectors, modulation, optical communication
Citation:
Ron Ho, Frankie Liu, Dinesh Patil, Xuezhe Zheng, Guoliang Li, Ivan Shubin, Elad Alon, Jon Lexau, Herb Schwetman, John E. Cunningham, Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy, "Optical Interconnect for High-End Computer Systems," IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 10-19, July-Aug. 2010, doi:10.1109/MDT.2010.31
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