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(Phys.org) —Significant proof of the critical importance of long term basic research funding has been demonstrated with the first convincing operation of a room temperature, continuous wave nanolaser powered by electricity.
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Shrinking the size of lasers is crucial to integrating photonic with electronic components as they become not only smaller, but faster. By placing more lasers into the same space, far greater processing speeds are attained—which makes possible the next generation of computers.

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It's a close race between optical computing and graphene. Though they will probably be implemented together at some point. So much coming down the pipeline these days...
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