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Three Supercomputers Interconnected at 100 GB per seconds

US Department of Energy has unveiled a networking system which will connect three supercomputers together at a whopping transfer rate of 100 GBps. The project is valued at 62 million US$. It is based on optical systems which consume lesser energy than conventional way of transferring data and require less routers. The system will be used for multiple research purposes ... Read More »

New Chips Combining Electrical & Optical Circuits To Speed Up Computers

IBM has carried out another attempt at improving the supercomputer technology by fabricating a Silicon chip that holds photonic components & traditional electronic circuit components. These chips will take data as light signal, convert to electric signal and perform processing. The ultimate result is the speeding up of reception & processing of data, thereby increasing the speeds of computing. The ... Read More »