In my blog of July 2007, I described the world first silicon modulator that encodes optical data at 40 Gbps or 40 billion bits per second. Today, I would like to share with you a silicon photonic integrated chip (PIC) … Read more
Monthly Archives: December 2008
The recent silicon photonics avalanche photodetector announcement is an excellent example of how industry and academia, working together, can achieve breakthrough results. Combining the expertise of industry engineers and researchers with the knowledge of universities allows for greater advances.
What would you do if the Internet were a million times faster? Hard to imagine the possibility isn’t it? Well that’s one potential for a future technology – “Silicon Photonics” – a technology that uses everyday silicon to send and … Read more
On December 7, Intel published world record results for a silicon-based photodetector in Nature Photonics, and we wanted to explain the results in a little more detail in this blog. Before launching into the “in’s and out’s” of avalanche photodetectors … Read more
I had the pleasure of recently attending the joint OECD-World Bank Conference on Innovation and Sustainable Growth. Innovation policy appears to be having a bit of a renaissance. As OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría put it, with so much innovation happening … Read more