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A Distributed Computing Demonstration System Using FSOI Inter-Processor Communication [chapter]

J. Ekman, C. Berger, F. Kiamilev, X. Wang, H. Spaanenburg, P. Marchand, S. Esener
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Presented here is a computational system which uses free−space optical interconnect (FSOI) communication between processing elements to perform distributed calculations.  ...  Emphasis will be placed on the system architecture, processing element features which facilitate the system integration, and the overall goals of this system.  ...  We have taken advantage of this to build a prototype multiprocessor demonstration system which utilizes FSOI data communication.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45591-4_153 fatcat:dnf7bgsxobaohgisxqopwy6zwu

A 3-D Integrated Intrachip Free-Space Optical Interconnect for Many-Core Chips

Berkehan Ciftcioglu, Rebecca Berman, Jian Zhang, Zach Darling, Shang Wang, Jianyun Hu, Jing Xue, Alok Garg, Manish Jain, Ioannis Savidis, Duncan Moore, Michael Huang (+3 others)
2011 IEEE Photonics Technology Letters  
This paper presents a new optical interconnect system for intra-chip communications based on free-space optics.  ...  A technology demonstration prototype is built on a circuit board using fabricated germanium photodetectors, micro-lenses, commercial vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers, and micro-mirrors.  ...  The communications-centric nature of future high performance computing devices demands a fundamental change in intraand inter-chip interconnect technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lpt.2010.2093876 fatcat:4e437fb6yzfxfgoszsfipskxzu

Optoelectronic parallel-matching architecture: architecture description, performance estimation, and prototype demonstration

Keiichiro Kagawa, Kouichi Nitta, Yusuke Ogura, Jun Tanida, Yoshiki Ichioka
2001 Applied Optics  
The prototype is assumed for use in a multiple-processor system composed of 4 ϫ 4 PE's that are completely connected through bit-serial optical communication channels.  ...  The PMA is composed of a global processor called a parallel-matching ͑PM͒ module and multiple processing elements ͑PE's͒.  ...  Yu, who were working on the project and helped us fabricate the CGH filter.  ... 
doi:10.1364/ao.40.000283 pmid:18357001 fatcat:mk7vdyzqeje6bninlb7s7srel4

HELIX: Design and synthesis of hybrid nanophotonic application-specific network-on-chip architectures

Shirish Bahirat, Sudeep Pasricha
2014 Fifteenth International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design  
For every core in the system, we create a corresponding pseudo core , where inter-core communication for all n cores uses MEST links and all cores MRST links.  ...  Cores that need to communicate and reside in different PCRs communicate using photonic paths (inter-PCR transfers).  ...  Once again, for the 25, 64 and 144 core SoCs, HELIX achieves a notable power dissipation improvement of 3.28×, 3.40×, 2.58× respectively, compared to the results obtained from the synthesis frameworks  ... 
doi:10.1109/isqed.2014.6783311 dblp:conf/isqed/BahiratP14 fatcat:triuyx3lcza6feylf5s4naqbo4

3-D integrated heterogeneous intra-chip free-space optical interconnect

Berkehan Ciftcioglu, Rebecca Berman, Shang Wang, Jianyun Hu, Ioannis Savidis, Manish Jain, Duncan Moore, Michael Huang, Eby G. Friedman, Gary Wicks, Hui Wu
2012 Optics Express  
for inter-chip communications as well.  ...  This paper presents the first chip-scale demonstration of an intra-chip free-space optical interconnect (FSOI) we recently proposed.  ...  Finally, this system can also be used for inter-chip communications to form a unified optical interconnect fabric throughout the entire computer system.  ... 
doi:10.1364/oe.20.004331 pmid:22418191 fatcat:w6rgfl7qnjfjtmle5rtnkdnpmy

An intra-chip free-space optical interconnect

Jing Xue, Michael Huang, Hui Wu, Eby Friedman, Gary Wicks, Duncan Moore, Alok Garg, Berkehan Ciftcioglu, Jianyun Hu, Shang Wang, Ioannis Savidis, Manish Jain (+2 others)
2010 SIGARCH Computer Architecture News  
The communications-centric nature of future high performance computing devices demands a fundamental change in intra-and inter-chip interconnect technologies.  ...  VCSELs, PDs, and micro-mirrors (in small-scale systems) or via phase array beam-steering (in large-scale systems) allows a quasi-crossbar structure that avoids packet switching, offers ultra-low communication  ...  This free-space optical interconnect (FSOI) system provides allto-all direct communication links between processor cores, regardless of their topological distance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1816038.1815975 fatcat:grlihetgpbarlifjxaq22xpmuy

An intra-chip free-space optical interconnect

Jing Xue, Michael Huang, Hui Wu, Eby Friedman, Gary Wicks, Duncan Moore, Alok Garg, Berkehan Ciftcioglu, Jianyun Hu, Shang Wang, Ioannis Savidis, Manish Jain (+2 others)
2010 Proceedings of the 37th annual international symposium on Computer architecture - ISCA '10  
The communications-centric nature of future high performance computing devices demands a fundamental change in intra-and inter-chip interconnect technologies.  ...  In this paper, we propose and study the design of a fully distributed interconnect architecture based on free-space optics.  ...  This free-space optical interconnect (FSOI) system provides allto-all direct communication links between processor cores, regardless of their topological distance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1815961.1815975 dblp:conf/isca/XueGCHWSJBLHWFWM10 fatcat:6v33dyjvrbfnbowt3xetdxpuvy

Materials and systems for two photon 3-D ROM devices

A.S. Dvornikov, I. Cokgor, M. Wang, F.B. McCormick, S.C. Esener, P.M. Rentzepis
1997 IEEE transactions on components, packaging, and manufacturing technology. Part A (Print)  
The methods and systems used for storing and accessing information in three dimensions by means of two-photon absorption are described.  ...  Channel error sources have been identified, and a custom spatial bit-errorrate test has been developed.  ...  Processing the data in today's high performance computers is to a large extent limited by data storage and retrieval rates rather than by the function of the processor.  ... 
doi:10.1109/95.588575 fatcat:jhkhhi6lrzfe7p77i6dfrkqlsy

A system architecture for use with free space optical interconnects in a 3D stacked processor environment

J. Roril, P. Marchand, P. Chandramani, J. Ekman, F. Kiamilev, F. Zane, V. Ozguz, S.C. Esener
1998 IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meeting. Digest. Broadband Optical Networks and Technologies: An Emerging Reality. Optical MEMS. Smart Pixels. Organic Optics and Optoelectronics (Cat. No.98TH8369)  
Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to a penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently  ...  Major architectural points are the development of reliable high speed serial link and an inter-processor communication protocol.  ...  Smart-Pixel Parallel Optoelectronic Computing System A reflection phase modulating Spatial Light Modulator(SLM) is used to display a computer generated hologram to dynamically change the interconnection  ... 
doi:10.1109/leosst.1998.690426 fatcat:s5ya6aqeqbfjtgceldo3g55hum

Chapter 1 [chapter]

2018 Passive Micro-Optical Alignment Methods  
A wide variety of references are listed.  ...  Reasonable efforts have been made to publish reliable data and information, but the author and the publisher cannot assume responsibility for the validity of all materials or for the consequences of their use  ...  Fully packaged FSOI systems for multichip interconnection have been demonstrated.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420027723-5 fatcat:enlpj7g6p5ax5fmfncue2gfmni

An Overview of the Science Performances and Calibration/Validation of Joint Polar Satellite System Operational Products

Lihang Zhou, Murty Divakarla, Xingpin Liu, Arron Layns, Mitch Goldberg
2019 Remote Sensing  
(NOAA) Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) program.  ...  The Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (S-NPP) satellite, launched in October 2011, initiated a series of the next-generation weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  ...  The MiRS 'Microwave-Only' ATMS EDR Products The MIRS processing system is a 'microwave-only' retrieval system based on a 1D variational and physical retrieval algorithm using the Community Radiative Transfer  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs11060698 fatcat:h5eybmi4ijgevezwor6vzfpqme