IBM reached silicon nanophotonics breakthrough

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    IBM announced its researchers have developed a breakthrough technology that allows the integration of different optical components side-by-side with electrical circuits on a single chip using sub-100n...

    IBM reached silicon nanophotonics breakthrough
     
  2. Mikedogg

    Mikedogg Banned

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    I wonder if this tech will have any environmental effects. I also get very sketchy whenever I hear a sentence with the word "Nano" in it.

    Still wonder if we are ready for that type of tech.
     
  3. Koniakki

    Koniakki Ancient Guru

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    I hope I live long enough to see "iRobot" or similar scenarios happening for real...




    P.S: I would love to have my own "Kara"... :D
     
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  4. Xendance

    Xendance Ancient Guru

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    It has as much environmental effects as making CPU's. Do you also get very sketchy when you hear the word CPU? :p
     

  5. Mikedogg

    Mikedogg Banned

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    Things that make me sketchy:

    Please don't make me state them. :p
     

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