Madeleine Glick on Polymer waveguides for high speed board-level optical interconnects

The continued growth of data rates in servers, routers and high-bandwidth computing systems has led to an increased interest in optical backplanes for these applications. Data rates in the backplane are increasing to several Gbps/channel and higher. The trend to … Read more >

Andrew Chien on UPCRC is a Major Commitment to Long-range Parallel Computing Research

I can’t help but feel the excitement and optimism that accompanies the launching of a bold new venture which will involve nearly 90 talented researchers focused on parallel computing. We’ve got great partners in Microsoft, Berkeley, and Illinois, an exciting … Read more >