'Holey Optochip' transfers a terabit per second

IBM scientists have produced a prototype optical chipset that can transfer a whacking terabit of data per second - the equivalent of downloading 500 high definition movies.

MIT takes big step towards optical computing

MIT researchers say they've filled in the missing link required  for the creation of complete optical circuits on silicon chips.

IBM hits terabit speeds with new chip technique

IBM has developed a new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same piece of silicon, enabling data transfer using pulses of light.