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    Laser Emitting Micro Chips

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    A Chip That Can Transfer Data Using Laser Light
    By JOHN MARKOFF
    Researchers say they have created a silicon-based chip that
    can produce laser beams to send data between chips.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/18/te...html?th&emc=th


    I read this article, and if what they are saying is true. It could usher in a whole new way of computing and communicating.

    What do you all think?
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    Re: Laser Emitting Micro Chips

    Optical computing has been in research for a while now. Don't have time to read this right now, but it doesn't surprise me that it's coming, considering how long the've been researching it.

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    Re: Laser Emitting Micro Chips

    Well supposedly its still a decade off. But thats not that long in the scheme of things.

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