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INTRODUCTION With the growth of computing technology the need of high performance computers (HPC) has significantly increased. Optics has been used in computing for a number of years but the main emphasis has been and continues to be to link portions of computers, for communications, or more intrinsically in devices that have some optical application or component (optical pattern recognition etc.) 3
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WHY WE NEED OPTICAL COMPUTERS? Rapid growth of the Internet Network speeds currently limited by electronic circuits Terabit speeds are required Traditional silicon circuits have a physical limit 4
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WHAT IS THE OPTICAL COMPUTING? Consider E-mail .txt format Electronic To Photonic Converter Fiber optic cables Optical Computers perform computations, operate, store and transmit data using only light. 5
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COMPONENTS FOR COMPUTING VCSEL (Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser) SPT (Smart Pixel Technology) WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing) 6
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VCSEL & PHOTODIODE
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