On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> I'll be really impressed when they can do
> multi-color silicon LEDs at room temperature.
> Instead of a binary off/on, you could do other
> base encodings.
Much more interesting is that now you'll be able to get entirely pinless
packaging, getting out high bandwidth off-die without associating heat
dissipation and area lost to pads. Galvanic separation! Polymer fibres
connecting RAM-CPU modules! Hog heaven.
Plus, one could go optical on-die and on-wafer, use NLO/MEMS/photonic
crystals, and whatnot.
That's a genuine 24ct breakthrough, about as significant as embedded RAM.
Now, can we have WSI next year? Pretty please.
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