Vol 128 Issue 3 2008-10-17 Article 20701 from section "Features"

Much Promise Lies in Sun's Research on Chip-to-chip Wireless Communication

Proximity communication is a Sun Microsystems technology for wireless
chip-to-chip communications that has been developed in part by Robert
Drost and Ivan Sutherland in the course of their research on the High
Productivity Computing Systems for the Defense Advanced Research
Projects Agency (DARPA). Proximity communication, which replaces
wires by capacitive coupling, promises significant increase in
communications speed between chips in an electronic system, among
other benefits.

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