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Infrared links could simplify data center communications


January 31, 2017

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Data centers are the central point of many, if not most, information systems today, but the masses of wires interconnecting the servers and piled high on racks begins to resemble last year's tangled Christmas-tree lights disaster. Now, a team of engineers is proposing to eliminate most of the wires and substitute infrared free-space optics for communications.Full Story

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