Photonic Interconnection Networks for Multicore Architectures
Binkert, Nathan; Fiorentino, Marco
Keyword(s): Nanophotonic Architecture, Networking, Optics
Abstract: Silicon nanophotonics provides computer architects with the ability to solve pin bandwidth and cross-chip communication problems. Furthermore, ring resonators can be used to create simple optical circuits to implement low-latency global arbitration.
Additional Publication Information: To be published and presented at OFS/NFOEC 2011 (Los Angeles, CA)
External Posting Date: December 21, 2010 [Fulltext]. Approved for External Publication
Internal Posting Date: December 21, 2010 [Fulltext]