Morning Coffee: Optics Bright Outlook

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Morning Coffee: Optics Bright Outlook

Morning Coffee is eWEEK.com's daily cross-section of breaking news and technical analysis that lets you ride the winds of c

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Lasers have been integrated directly into silicon microcircuit chips in a joint research effort announced this week by Intel and the University of California at Santa Barbara

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Optical hardware lacks the equivalents of memory or logic circuits for processing layered network protocols. That's a serious flaw as verbose XML approaches become central to new network applications. New burst techniques, though, such as those used in

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Overshadowed by Intel's 'someday soon' announcement was the late-August sampling release of actual photonic devices, integrated into standard CMOS processes.

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Later this month, Mitsubishi Electric Corp will show what it claims to be the first compact optical transceiver supporting dense wavelength division multiple

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If you need to catch up on your Morning Coffee, visit the archive of these eWEEK.com overviews at go.eweek.com/morningcoffee. To get the latest brain dumps from eWEEK's staf

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