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Growing Lasers on Computer Chips

Researchers at UC Berkeley are developing and testing lasers grown on silicon chips. Processors that incorporate electrical and optical components could make for faster supercomputers and speedier downloading on personal computers.

February 14, 2011

Researchers at UC Berkeley are developing and testing lasers grown on silicon chips. Processors that incorporate electrical and optical components could make for faster supercomputers and speedier downloading on personal computers.