Intels Silicon Laser Chip Promises Faster Data Transfer

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A worker at the Intel Corporation uses tweezers to display a strip of... News PhotoCalifornia,Data,Finance,Headquarters,Industry,Laser,Occupation,Research,Santa Clara County - California,Science,Silicon,Technology,Tweezers,USAPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2006 Getty ImagesSANTA CLARA, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: A worker at the Intel Corporation uses tweezers to display a strip of a hybrid silicon laser chip at company headquarters September 18, 2006 in Santa Clara, California. Intel announced today that its researchers, teamed up with researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, have successfully used standard silicon manufacturing processes to build the world?s first electrically powered Hybrid Silicon Laser, a key element in producing low-cost, high-bandwidth silicon photonics devices for use inside and around future computers and data centers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)