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Green nanophotonics for future datacom and Ethernet networks
Author(s): Dieter Bimberg; Dejan Arsenijević; Gunter Larisch; Hui Li; James A. Lott; Philip Moser; Holger Schmeckebier; Philip Wolf
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Paper Abstract

The use of Internet has increased and continues to increase exponentially, mostly driven by consumers. Thus bit rates in networks from access to WDM and finally the computer clusters and supercomputers increase as well rapidly. Their cost of energy reaches today 5-6 % of raw electricity production. For 2023 a cross over is predicted, if no new "green" technologies or "green" devices" will reduce energy consumption by about 15% per year. We present two distinct approaches for access and computer networks based on nanophotonic devices to reduce power consumption in the next decade.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 2014
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9134, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics VI, 913402 (2 May 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2053027
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Dieter Bimberg, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
King Abdulaziz Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
Dejan Arsenijević, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Gunter Larisch, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Hui Li, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
James A. Lott, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Philip Moser, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Holger Schmeckebier, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
Philip Wolf, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9134:
Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics VI
Krassimir Panajotov; Marc Sciamanna; Angel Valle; Rainer Michalzik, Editor(s)

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