Data, lighting

Data Delivered by Light


This news appeared across tech media and geek blogs a couple of days before Christmas could have massive impact on the IT and light industry in already near future. A chip, combining optics and electronics delivers data faster and saves the third of energy for a data centre. ‘Optical connections can carry data faster than electrical ones consuming the same amount of power,’ state a group of researchers from MIT, University of California, Berkley, and University of Colorado, Boulder.

Original publication is available here.