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New Terahertz Chips For New Devices
2012-12-10 19:11:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new set of microchips designed at the California Institute of Technology pave the way for a new generation of devices. The chips created by the Caltech engineers generate and radiate high-frequency electromagnetic waves known as terahertz (THz). These waves fall between microwaves and far-infrared radiation and are able to penetrate materials without damaging them, unlike X-rays. The new microchips could be incorporated...

2012-10-22 13:20:02

Singapore, Oct 22, 2012 - (ACN Newswire) - Fujitsu Semiconductor Asia Pte Ltd (FSAL) has demonstrated the transmission of >100Gbps over a single CEI-28G-VSR channel, effectively quadrupling the data rate throughput defined by the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) for this chip-to-chip electrical interface. This serves as a benchmark for what can be achieved over short-reach electrical channels using the same field-proven CMOS converter technology deployed in long-haul optical transport...


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