The discovery could pave the way for a number of novel technologies with applications in everything from optical computing
These include high speed communication systems, laser manufacturing, biological and chemical sensor technologies, medical diagnostics and therapy, display technology and optical computing
The solution may come from work on optical computing
, which similarly handles high-frequency signals.
New materials, manufacturing processes, more cores per chip, nanotechnology, quantum computing and optical computing
are all lauded with promising new breakthroughs to sustain or exceed the performance increases projected by Moore's Law.
The text concludes with current and emerging trends, such as Dataflow, Grid, biology-inspired and optical computing
. Each chapter includes problems and references for further reading.
The new fabrication scheme could prove to be a cheaper and more flexible route to building miniature constructions, including scaffolds for growing replacement tissues and photonic crystals for optical computing
These new devices and materials are expected to dramatically improve performance and reduce costs of electro-optic components for telecommunications, phased array antenna systems, optical computing
, optical signal processing and optical interconnects.
Interest in nonlinear optical materials is being driven by the development of fiber optics, laser diodes optical information storage, optical signal processing and optical computing
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The Holographic Facility is a laboratory dedicated to the fabrication of hologram arrays for optical computing
and interconnection functions.
In optical computing
, this traffic congestion is eliminated by creating high-capacity light paths that no longer need a phsical carrier (such as fiber) to move from one switching or storage medium to another.
Plasmonic waveguides open the possibility to develop dramatically miniaturized optical devices and provide a promising route towards the next-generation of integrated nanophotonic circuits for information processing, optical computing