DARPA chief outlines expansive array of future networking projects

March 17, 2008 | Source: Network World Community

DARPA’s chief has outlined networking programs it’s working on that link tactical and strategic users through networks that can automatically and autonomously form, maintain, and protect themselves.

The programs include an Optical Lattice Emulator (artificial materials emulating semiconductors), a “Slow Light” program (for storing and processing optical information), and the Global Information Grid (high-speed fiber optic network).