Making light work

Fisher, Richard
November 2004
Engineer (00137758);11/5/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7663, p13
Reports on a laser made from cheap silicon that could open up the potential for widespread optical computing using light rather than electricity to process information. Process in which the laser works; Inability of the researchers to produce laser light from silicon; Use by UCLA team of the natural atomic vibrations to produce laser light.


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