Optical interconnects are progressively replacing wires at shorter and shorter distances in information processing machines. This paper summarizes the progress toward and prospects for the penetration of optics all the way to the silicon chip.
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Original Manuscript: February 24, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 21, 2010
Published: July 14, 2010
David A. B. Miller, "Optical interconnects to electronic chips," Appl. Opt. 49, F59-F70 (2010)