The race to replace copper wiring with optics in chip-to-chip communications reached a new milestone last week as Intel announced it had produced a system using silicon-based photonics to transmit data between printed circuit boards at 50 gigabits per second.
Some really interesting stuff going on, but how do you breadboard it?
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A company I used to work for, Luxtera, did a lot of this years ago. bunnie used to work there too.