Silicon Photonics Link

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Silicon Photonics Link
Type Computer Hardware Bus
Designer Intel Corporation
Manufacturer Intel Corporation
Data signal Yes
Bitrate 50 Gbit/s

Silicon Photonics Link is a silicon-based optical data connection developed by Intel Corporation uses silicon photonics and hybrid silicon laser, it provides 50 Gbit/s bandwidth. Intel expected the technology to be in products by 2015.[1]

This technology is enabled and well supported by academic and industrial research work at Intel labs,[2] 50 Gbit/s multi-color transmission line at Cornell University[3][4] and Columbia University.[5]

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  1. ^ Shah, Agam (27 April 2011). "Intel Eyes Post-Thunderbolt Interconnect for 2015". PC World. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
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