IBM punches holes in optochip to reach terabit speed

03/8/2012 | Wall Street Journal, The · CNET

Researchers at IBM have been able to achieve terabit data speeds with a prototype chip by putting 48 tiny holes in a standard complementary metal-oxide semiconductor device. The holes in the experimental chip accommodate 24 channels for transmitting data and 24 channels for receiving it, with each channel operating at 20 gigabits per second.

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