TITLE

Making light work

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Richard
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/5/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7663, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14987716

 

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