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Global On-Chip Coordination at Light Speed
July/August 2010 (vol. 27 no. 4)
pp. 54-67
Zheng Li, Tsinghua University
Moustafa Mohamed, University of Colorado at Boulder
Hongyu Zhou, University of Colorado at Boulder
Li Shang, University of Colorado at Boulder
Alan R. Mickelson, University of Colorado at Boulder
Dejan S. Filipovic, University of Colorado at Boulder
Dejan S. Filipovic, University of Colorado at Boulder
Manish Vachharajani, University of Colorado at Boulder
Xi Chen, University of Colorado at Boulder
Wounjhang Park, University of Colorado at Boulder
Yihe Sun, Tsinghua University

Editor's note:

On-chip optical links are an efficient means of designing the communication backbone for massive multicore chips. Using nanophotonic technology lets designers develop a low-power, low-latency interconnection infrastructure for many-core chips.

—Partha Pande, Washington State University

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Index Terms:
design and test, nanophotonics, multicore, network on chip, on-chip communication
Zheng Li, Moustafa Mohamed, Hongyu Zhou, Li Shang, Alan R. Mickelson, Dejan S. Filipovic, Dejan S. Filipovic, Manish Vachharajani, Xi Chen, Wounjhang Park, Yihe Sun, "Global On-Chip Coordination at Light Speed," IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 54-67, July-Aug. 2010, doi:10.1109/MDT.2010.75
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