Silicon Nanophotonics to Make Your Gadgets Run Faster and Consume LessJesus Diaz3/04/10 4:00pm69EditPromoteGo to permalink IBM is replacing copper wiring with an avalanche of photons and electrons. They are now transmitting data streams between circuits at the nanophotonic level. Speed: 40Gbps. Power supply: Just 1.5 volts. This video explain how it works.