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IMEC Collaborates With NUS On Quantum Communication Networks

Friday, September 13th, 2019

Today, imec and the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced the signing of a research collaboration agreement to develop chip-based prototypes for secure quantum communication networks.

Securing ourselves through quantum cryptography in a post-quantum world. Dr Charles Lim (left) of NUS and Joris Van Campenhout of imec.

Securing ourselves through quantum cryptography in a post-quantum world. Dr Charles Lim (left) of NUS and Joris Van Campenhout of imec.

In the frame of this five-year agreement, imec and NUS will jointly develop scalable, robust and efficient technologies for quantum key distribution and quantum random number generation, which are amongst the basic building blocks of a truly secure Quantum Internet.

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SingAREN launches region’s first 100Gbps community network in Singapore

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

SingAREN-Lightwave Internet Exchange (SLIX) will boost international collaborations for Singapore’s research and education community.

SingAREN-Lightwave Internet Exchange (SLIX)

SingAREN-Lightwave Internet Exchange (SLIX)

Singapore Advanced Research and Education Network (SingAREN) has announced the launch of SingAREN-Lightwave Internet Exchange (SLIX), the first 100Gbps community network to be set up in the Southeast Asia region.

“SingAREN is proud to be the first to launch a 100 Gbps research and education network in the region. By increasing the network speed by ten-fold and with our suite of value-added services, SingAREN aims to facilitate collaborations amongst our local research organisations and with their international counterparts,” said A/Prof Francis Lee Bu Sung, President of SingAREN.

With SLIX, Singapore’s Research and Education (R&E) community will gain seamless access to a super high speed network with a hundred times more capacity than before; and enjoy bandwidth fully dedicated to their use.

Built on an optical fibre core comprising dark fibres, SLIX allows resiliency, future capacity upgrade, and technology-proof network connectivity.

The new network also opens up new possibilities as a test-bed, extending database mirroring services, bilateral disaster recovery, high performance computing federation and shared services, high volume peering for content data networks and other value-adding services to the R&E community.

In addition, SLIX will also enable research organisations to test different protocols for interconnections such as the Infiniband; and optical network researchers to carry out their experiments.

SLIX Ring Setup

SLIX Ring Setup

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