#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Screen-Shot-2015-05-28-at-11.43.30-e1432809921893.png"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-158879" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Screen-Shot-2015-05-28-at-11.43.30-300x191.png" alt="Photonic device, Stanford" width="300" height="191" /></a>While companies</strong> – especially Intel – have talked up computers based on optics for years, it seems that a team of engeers at Stanford have made a breakthrough on the technology.</p>
<p>Engineer Jelena Vuckovic said that 80 percent of the power of a microprocessor is taken up by sending data through the interconnecting wires.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/chips/stanford-claims-win-on-light-based-computers" class="read_more">Read the rest</a></p>

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