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Ayar Labs' optoelectronic chips move data around with light but compute electronically. Image courtesy of Ayar Labs

Scientists brings photonic communication to computer chips

MIT spinout Ayar Labs in collaboration with a top silicon-chip manufacturer have developed novel optoelectronic chips, through which they expect to increase speed and reduce energy consumption in...
A microscopic pen

Scientists Write ‘Traps’ for Light with Tiny Ink Droplets

Scientists at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory have developed a microscopic pen that can potentially write structures to trap...