Vol 128 Issue 4 2008-10-24 Article 20772 from section "Features"

Breakthrough Silicon Technology Selected to Develop Next-Generation Optical Interconnects

Luxtera, the worldwide leader in Silicon CMOS Photonics, announced it
has signed a multi-million dollar contract with Sun Microsystems for
the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA)
Ultraperformance Nanophotonic Intrachip Communications (UNIC)
program. Luxtera's technology and silicon fabrication processes will
be used to develop next-generation optical interconnects to produce
chip-to-chip and intra-chip interconnect technology. This project
will provide the computing industry with low-cost, enhanced high
performance computer systems.

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