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:

NSF announces awards for international networks of networks on Grand Scientific Challenges

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:

DARPA looks to unclog 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

Hpw Let's Encrypt doubled the Internet's percentage of secure websites in four years 

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    Are you prepared for the 5G data crush?

Setting the scene for 5G: opportunities & challenges

Undersea cables and networks:

INDIGO subsea cable lands in Perth

Ocean cables connecting the world's Internet

Submarine cables could be repurposed as earthquake detectors

A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration    Underwater backscatter networking


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