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An optical waveguide is an important step toward a completely new kind of computer.
Researchers learn how to make lasers directly on microchips—the result could be computers that download large files much more quickly.
Researchers have demonstrated a new mechanism for converting both sunlight and heat into electricity.
Silicon chips and lasers could pick out and count cells on microfluidic devices.
An energy-efficient silicon device compresses light to make ultrafast signals.
The repulsive side of an optical force could lead to ultra-fast telecommunications.
A new form of silicon could create cheaper photo detectors that are easier to make in bulk.
Cheap, high-performing detectors could boost Internet bandwidth and speed up computers.
A silicon nanobeam uses optical force to do mechanical work in an integrated circuit.
IBM research could bring the speed of fiber-optic networks to the chips inside personal computers.