A Survey on Optical Network-on-Chip ArchitecturesCitation formats

  • Authors:
  • Sebastian Werner
  • Javier Navaridas
  • Mikel Luján

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A Survey on Optical Network-on-Chip Architectures. / Werner, Sebastian; Navaridas, Javier; Luján, Mikel.

In: ACM Computing Surveys , 2018.

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Werner, S, Navaridas, J & Luján, M 2018, 'A Survey on Optical Network-on-Chip Architectures', ACM Computing Surveys . https://doi.org/10.1145/3131346

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Werner, S., Navaridas, J., & Luján, M. (2018). A Survey on Optical Network-on-Chip Architectures. ACM Computing Surveys . https://doi.org/10.1145/3131346

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Werner S, Navaridas J, Luján M. A Survey on Optical Network-on-Chip Architectures. ACM Computing Surveys . 2018. https://doi.org/10.1145/3131346

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Werner, Sebastian ; Navaridas, Javier ; Luján, Mikel. / A Survey on Optical Network-on-Chip Architectures. In: ACM Computing Surveys . 2018.

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