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Optics potentially addresses
two key problem in electronic chips and systems: interconnects and
timing. Short optical pulses (e.g., picoseconds or shorter) offer
particularly precise timing. Results are shown for optical and
electrical four-phase clocking, with < 1ps rms jitter for the optical
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