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Old 02-14-2009, 04:44 AM   #15
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From the world of semiconductors...

Application: Intel developing optical interconnects (aka "wires"), or little tiny lasers, to communicate rather then wires. That helps with bandwidth, heat dissipation and speed.
http://www.eetimes.com/news/latest/s...leID=213900581

Theory: Probabilistic CMOS Technology for VLSI.
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freea...number=4107595 (paper)
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/...n/6252697.html (dumbed down version)

(PS: Yes this is taken off my mini-facebook blog, I guess if you are a lurker here and a friend on facebook, I've been outed.)
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