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High-speed free-space scalable switching network for parallel computing
Author(s): Premanand Chandramani; Jeremy T. Ekman; P. Gui; Xiaoqing Wang; Fouad E. Kiamilev; K. Driscoll; B. Vanvoorst; Fred Rose; Jim Nohava; J. Allen Cox; Marc P. Christensen; Predrag Milojkovic; Michael W. Haney
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Paper Abstract

The system architecture and the first prototype demonstrator system for the VCSEL-based Interconnects in VLSI Architectures for Computational Enhancement (VIVACE) program is described. The main goal of the VIVACE program is to build a high bi-section bandwidth free-space optically interconnected switch and to demonstrate it in a system of multiple compute nodes running a distributed algorithm. The prototype demonstrator system developed is a stand alone first-generation VIVACE Optical Network Interface Card (VONIC) communicating to another VONIC through a parallel- data fiber link. This system was developed to test the signal integrity and Bit Error Rate between two VONICs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 May 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4089, Optics in Computing 2000, (24 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.386879
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Premanand Chandramani, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Jeremy T. Ekman, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
P. Gui, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Xiaoqing Wang, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
Fouad E. Kiamilev, Univ. of Delaware (United States)
K. Driscoll, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)
B. Vanvoorst, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)
Fred Rose, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)
Jim Nohava, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)
J. Allen Cox, Honeywell Technology Ctr. (United States)
Marc P. Christensen, George Mason Univ. (United States)
Predrag Milojkovic, George Mason Univ. (United States)
Michael W. Haney, George Mason Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4089:
Optics in Computing 2000
Roger A. Lessard; Tigran V. Galstian, Editor(s)

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