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photonics 

Term referring to all the methods, procedures and systems used to measure, transmit or utilize light.
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The device brings researchers closer to producing silicon photonic chips that compute and shuttle data with light instead of electrons.
Today we are introducing our first Hybrid Silicon Photonics architecture products including the industry's first 1310nm 100G-PSM4 MSA compliant QSFP28+ pluggable module and a fully integrated SiP PSM4 chipset, said Greg Young, President and CEO of Luxtera.
For this reason, wave-division multiplexing technology has been adapted to silicon photonics as well.
8220;By leveraging the expertise and resources of one of the world's leading semiconductor research institutes, our partnership with IME will develop efficient and practical approaches in the area of silicon photonics to meet the increasing requirements of industry,” said Mr Wes Hansford, Director, MOSIS.
In recent years, engineers have begun to develop some key silicon photonic devices (SN: 10/30/04, p.
The PLAT4M (Photonic Libraries And Technology for Manufacturing) project will focus on bringing the existing silicon photonics research platform to a level that enables seamless transition to industry, suitable for different application fields and levels of production volume.
This collaboration brings together Tornado's industry-leading nanophotonics capabilities with IME's deep expertise in silicon photonics fabrication to provide the first commercial nanospectrometers for OCT applications.
The unique approach of growing nanolasers directly onto silicon could lead to highly efficient silicon photonics, said the researchers.
Dubbed Silicon Photonics Link, it uses chips with integrated hybrid silicon lasers to transfer data over a fiber-optic cable at speeds of 50 gigabits per second.
The mechanical prototype includes Intel Silicon Photonics Technology, distributed input/output using Intel Ethernet switch silicon, and supports the Intel[R] Xeon[R] processor and the next-generation system-on-chip Intel[R] Atom[TM] processor code named "Avoton.
Also during the presentation, he discussed Polymer Photonics and Silicon Photonics as competitive forces that could challenge Indium Phosphide-widely regarded as the incumbent technology.