Backbones, Networks, Clusters, Wi-Fi

High-speed Backbones:

$1.5 billion: the cost of cutting London-Tokyo latency by 60 millisecs

Google, others building $300M Trans-Pacific undersea cable

Electrical engineers break power and distance barriers for fiber optic communication

Integrated Photonics Coming of Age   Silicon Photonics interconnects for large-scale computer systems

New lightning-fast, efficient nanoscale data transmission developed at Stanford

Terahertz communications with silicon crystals

Luxtera Unveils New Silicon Photonics-Based Optical Engine

The TOFU interconnect

High-speed Networks:

A New Server I/O Architecture for High Speed Networks

Scientists Claim World Record in Data Transmission

NASA Team Demos Data Superhighway of the Future

Cluster Networks:

The 3D Torus architecture and the Eurotech approach

LLNL cluster-based simulation environments     Fat workstations morphing into deskside clusters

A Case for PCI Express as a High-Performance Cluster Interconnect

InfiniBand-Accelerated rCUDA for Advanced Remote GPU Computing

Selecting the Most Effective InfiniBand Topology for Technical Computing

Internet Networks, Wireless Networks:

The bandwidth bottleneck that is throttling the Internet

Scientists harness photonics to develop faster, high capacity internet networks

Internet2      Towards a quantum Internet

Ciena and Internet2 Partner On New National 100G Network

Big-data science requires SDN, Internet2 chief says

UF is the first university to connect with Internet2 Innovation Platform's three components 

Infinera to Present OFC Post-Deadline Paper on Terabit PIC

Reliable communications, unreliable networks

Gridsim: a toolkit for the modeling and simulation ofdistributed resource management and scheduling for grid computing

How 5G will change your phone, and your life

Undersea cables:

INDIGO subsea cable lands in Perth

Ocean cables connecting the world's Internet

Submarine cables could be repurposed as earthquake detectors


Innovation boosts Wi-Fi bandwidth tenfold

Wi-fi on rays of light: 100 times faster, and never overloaded

Internet by light promises to leave Wi-Fi eating dust

Engineers achieve Wi-Fi at 10,000 times lower power

Terahertz wireless technology could bring fiber-optic speeds out of a fiber

Wi-Fi can be used to image the content of rooms through walls

Sensor Networks:

Sensor cloud: a cloud of virtual sensors

IoT seen as prelude to 'sensor swarm'

Intelligent Infrastructure    Pervasive Sensing

Breaking Bottlenecks

Change in Material Boosts Prospects of Ultrafast Single-photon  

The Global Lambda Integrated Facility

Optical fibers that can 'feel' the materials around them