Intel developing lasers to replace electrical current

Posted on Thursday, January 06 2005 @ 13:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Chiip maker Intel says its boffins are working out a way of using a laser to replace electrical current as the way to move data.

Under Chipzilla's big idea, a laser with a single silicon chip attached emits a focused stream of light that can be manipulated to carry vast amounts of data at high speeds.

Read more at The Inquirer

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