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    Advantages of using optical (photonic) communications

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    1. Based on the Shacham et al. (2007) article, what are the advantages of using optical (photonic) communications in future chip multiprocessors (CMP)? What are the two inherent limitations of photonic networks that electronic computing can solve? What is the size or scale of the components being discussed?
    2. Based on the Takahashi et al. (2007) article, what characteristic of a mesh network is important to the experiment? What are the pros and cons of employing this emergency communications design within an area of the U.S. prone to natural disasters?

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    1. Based on the Shacham et al. (2007) article, what are the advantages of using optical (photonic) communications in future chip multiprocessors (CMP)? What are the two inherent limitations of photonic networks that electronic computing can solve? What is the size or scale of the components being discussed?

    According to the Shacham et a. (2007) article, the advantages of using optical (photonic) communications in future chip multiprocessors (CMP) are power consumption (energy) and bandwidths. Another advantage is the advantage in flexibility, buffering space; however the electronic NoCs the transmission bandwidth per line is very restricted and the energy requirement are much higher than a photonic NoC ...

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    The advantages of using optical (photonic) communications are examined for future chip multiprocessors.

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