Multicore processors are likely to be a point of no return to meet the unending demand for increasing computational power. Nevertheless, the physical interconnection of many cores might currently represent the bottleneck toward kilo-core architectures. Optical wireless networks on-chip are therefore being considered as promising solutions to overcome the technological limits of wired interconnects. In this work, the spatial properties of the on-chip wireless channel are investigated through a ray tracing approach applied to a layered representation of the chip structure, highlighting the relationship between pathloss, antenna positions and radiation properties.

Ray Tracing Modeling of Electromagnetic Propagation for On-Chip Wireless Optical Communications

Fuschini, Franco
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Barbiroli, Marina;ZOLI, MARCO;Bassi, Paolo;
2018

Abstract

Multicore processors are likely to be a point of no return to meet the unending demand for increasing computational power. Nevertheless, the physical interconnection of many cores might currently represent the bottleneck toward kilo-core architectures. Optical wireless networks on-chip are therefore being considered as promising solutions to overcome the technological limits of wired interconnects. In this work, the spatial properties of the on-chip wireless channel are investigated through a ray tracing approach applied to a layered representation of the chip structure, highlighting the relationship between pathloss, antenna positions and radiation properties.
Fuschini, Franco; Barbiroli, Marina; Zoli, Marco; Bellanca, Gaetano; Calò, Giovanna; Bassi, Paolo; Petruzzelli, Vincenzo
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