Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday May 18, 2015

Computing At The Speed Of Light

Is it just me or does that microscopic beamsplitter look like a space invader?

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The Utah engineers have developed an ultracompact beamsplitter -- the smallest on record -- for dividing light waves into two separate channels of information. The device brings researchers closer to producing silicon photonic chips that compute and shuttle data with light instead of electrons.