25 October 2004 Can optical interconnects lead to cheaper high-performance multiprocessors?
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A new paradigm for an all-to-all optical interconnect is presented. It could be part of an interconnection fabric between parallel processing elements and the first level of the cache in a computer system. Parallel processing has traditionally aspired to improve performance of such systems. An optical interconnect raises a new possibility: obtain both improved performance and significant cost reduction with respect to standard serial computer system models.
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Uzi Vishkin, Uzi Vishkin, } "Can optical interconnects lead to cheaper high-performance multiprocessors?", Proc. SPIE 5595, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications IV, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.579309; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.579309
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