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Opportunities for optics in integrated circuits applications

Miller, D. A. B. and Bhatnagar, A. and Palermo, S. and Emami-Neyestanak, A. and Horowitz, M. A. (2005) Opportunities for optics in integrated circuits applications. In: IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Digest of Technical Papers. ISSCC '05, San Francisco. Vol.1. IEEE , Piscataway, NJ, pp. 86-87. ISBN 0780389042 http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:MILisscc05

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Abstract

Optics potentially addresses two key problems in electronic chips and systems: interconnects and timing. Short optical pulses (e.g., picoseconds or shorter) offer particularly precise timing. Results are shown for optical and electrical four-phase clocking, with <1 ps rms jitter for the optical case.


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Additional Information:© Copyright 2005 IEEE. Reprinted with permission. Publication Date: 6-10 Feb. 2005.
Subject Keywords:high-speed optical techniques; integrated circuit interconnections; integrated optoelectronics; timing jitter; four-phase clocking; short optical pulses
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Alternative URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISSCC.2005.1493881
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Deposited By: Kristin Buxton
Deposited On:14 Jun 2008
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