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Silicon Photonic Interconnects for Large-Scale Computer Systems
Found in: IEEE Micro
By Ron Ho,Philip Amberg,Eric Chang,Pranay Koka,Jon Lexau,Guoliang Li,Frankie Y. Liu,Herb Schwetman,Ivan Shubin,Hiren D. Thacker,Xuezhe Zheng,John E. Cunningham,Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy
Issue Date:January 2013
pp. 68-78
Optical interconnects play an integral role in large-scale digital computing, switching, and routing systems. The authors describe a path toward future many-chip modules based on silicon photonic interposers that stitch together tens of chips in a dense an...
Optical Interconnects in the Data Center
Found in: High-Performance Interconnects, Symposium on
By Ron Ho, John E. Cunningham, Herb Schwetman, Xuezhe Zheng, Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 117-120
Optical interconnects in large-scale systems offer the possibility of new system topologies, with many multi-core processors and memories integrated together and densely co packaged. This opens up new possibilities in large-scale installations like data ce...
Optical Interconnect for High-End Computer Systems
Found in: IEEE Design and Test of Computers
By Ron Ho, Frankie Liu, Dinesh Patil, Xuezhe Zheng, Guoliang Li, Ivan Shubin, Elad Alon, Jon Lexau, Herb Schwetman, John E. Cunningham, Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 10-19
<p><it>Editor's note</it>:</p><p>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 th...
High Speed Parallel Multi-Chip Interconnection with Free Space Optics
Found in: Parallel Interconnects, International Conference on
By Xuezhe Zheng, Philippe J. Marchand, Dawei Huang, Sadik C. Esener
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 13
In this paper, a high-speed parallel data communication scheme is proposed for multi-chip interconnections. We present the proof of concept and feasibility demonstration of a practical module packaging approach where free-space optical interconnects can be...
Wavelength stealing: an opportunistic approach to channel sharing in multi-chip photonic interconnects
Found in: Proceedings of the 46th Annual IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO-46)
By Arslan Zulfiqar, Mikko Lipasti, Pranay Koka, Xuezhe Zheng, Ashok Krishnamoorthy, Herb Schwetman
Issue Date:December 2013
pp. 222-233
Silicon photonic technology offers seamless integration of multiple chips with high bandwidth density and lower energy-per-bit consumption compared to electrical interconnects. The topology of a photonic interconnect impacts both its performance and laser ...
A micro-architectural analysis of switched photonic multi-chip interconnects
Found in: Proceedings of the 39th Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA '12)
By Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy, Chia-Hsin Owen Chen, Herb Schwetman, Kannan Raj, Michael O. McCracken, Pranay Koka, Ron Ho, Xuezhe Zheng
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 153-164
Silicon photonics is a promising technology to scale offchip bandwidth in a power-efficient manner. Given equivalent bandwidth, the flexibility of switched networks often leads to the assumption that they deliver greater performance than point-to-point net...
Silicon-photonic network architectures for scalable, power-efficient multi-chip systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 37th annual international symposium on Computer architecture (ISCA '10)
By Ashok V. Krishnamoorthy, Herb Schwetman, Michael O. McCracken, Pranay Koka, Ron Ho, Xuezhe Zheng
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 72-ff
Scaling trends of logic, memories, and interconnect networks lead towards dense many-core chips. Unfortunately, process yields and reticle sizes limit the scalability of large single-chip systems. Multi-chip systems break free of these areal limits, but in...