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New resource for optical chips

February 21, 2017

Researchers show that silicon can reproduce physical phenomena exploited by high-end telecommunications devices.

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"We now have the ability to have a second-order nonlinearity in silicon, and this is the first real demonstration of that," says Michael Watts, an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science at MIT.

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