Intel Silicon Photonics Chip Is World's Fastest (and Prettiest)

MIT's Tech Review <a href="has the scoop that Intel's wizards have come upwith a new chip entirely made out of silicon that "can encode 200 gigabits of data per second on a beam of light" versus the measly 100 Gbps that the fastest optical networks currently churn at-which aren't made of silicon. Which means they… » 7/02/08 11:29am 7/02/08 11:29am