Team creates building block for quantum networks

Scientists say they've built a proof-of-concept device that could become the memory or processing element for an on-chip optical quantum network.

IBM moves optical computing into the real world

IBM's developed a way of integrating optical computing onto standard silicon chips using standard 90-nanometer semiconductor manufacturing processes.

Quantum photonic chip created

Scientists have created a multi-purpose photonic chip that they say paves the way for programmable quantum processors.

On optofluidics and the future of energy efficiency

Optofluidics - now that's something we haven't really seen before on our virtual pages.

Intel photonics link hits 50 Gbps

Intel researchers have developed a silicon-based, optical data connection prototype capable of transferring up to 50 gigabits per second.