23 October 1997 Ultrahigh-speed processor using optical interconnects
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Optical interconnects have been designed, fabricated, and tested, and a graphics processor based on field-programmable gate arrays has been designed. The board-to-board connection approach is based on multi-channel integrated optical waveguides with novel optoelectronic active connectors, allowing multiple simultaneous data transfers among many boards. Data is transferred from chip to chip through optical data channels within an integrated chip. For electronic processing systems, we developed a preliminary design for a multiprocessor system suitable for both single instruction multiple data and multiple instruction multiple data, and using video random access memory and static random access memory for main memory, look-up table processing, and display interface.
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Jeongdal Kim, Jeongdal Kim, Andrew A. Kostrzewski, Andrew A. Kostrzewski, Dai Hyun Kim, Dai Hyun Kim, Anatoly A. Vasiliev, Anatoly A. Vasiliev, Gajendra D. Savant, Gajendra D. Savant, Tomasz P. Jannson, Tomasz P. Jannson, Samuel Huang, Samuel Huang, Judy Chen, Judy Chen, } "Ultrahigh-speed processor using optical interconnects", Proc. SPIE 3160, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications VIII, (23 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.283938; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.283938
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