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Laser Chip Should Boost Computing Power

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Laser Chip Should Boost Computing Power

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Laser Chip Should Boost Computing Power

Laser Chip Should Boost Computing Power

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An advance in computer technology uses on-chip components to generate laser light for data transmission. Experts say the photonics research could one day lead to faster computer chips.

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Mario Paniccia, director of the Photonics Technology Labs, Intel Corporation