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re: IBM debuts CMOS silicon nanophotonics
krisi   12/1/2010 3:52:03 PM
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But there is still no silicon emitter in IBM technology! Adding III-V laser on a CMOS chip is not a cheap option! Kris

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re: IBM debuts CMOS silicon nanophotonics
R_Colin_Johnson   12/1/2010 7:19:24 AM
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In 2011, IBM will debut Blue Waters which it described in Tokyo Dec. 1st. Blue Waters will not only be the world's fastest supercomputer, but will feature a Terabit-per-second optical interconnect using Avago's microPOD. IBM did not announce any licensees to its CMOS Integrated Silicon Nanophotonics in Tokyo, but analysts told me that its CISN will likely be licensed to others for manufacturing as early as next year. One analyst suggested that a big manufacturer like Samsung might license CISN if it becomes convinced that optical interconnects have, after many years of speculation, finally arrived.

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