News tagged with optical computer

Selling chip makers on optical computing

( -- Computer chips that transmit data with light instead of electricity consume much less power than conventional chips, but so far, they've remained laboratory curiosities. Professors Vladimir Stojanović ...

dateNov 24, 2009 in Semiconductors
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Good vibrations for future quantum computers

( -- The enigmatic quantum dot is the basic building block for quantum computers. EPFL physicists have developed a new theory which shows that dot symmetry is enough to account for most of their intriguing optical ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Nanophysics
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