TransLight / StarLight℠
Developers: Maxine Brown, Thomas A. DeFanti, Alan Verlo, Laura Wolf, Steve Sander, Patrick Hallihan, Lance Long, Linda Winkler, Rick Summerhill, Roberto Sabatino, Erik-Jan Bos, Kees Neggers, Joe Mambretti
Funding: NSF Cooperative Agreement OCI-0441094
TransLight / StarLight℠ and TransLight / Pacific Wave℠ are complementary efforts funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide multi-gigabit links and supporting infrastructure to interconnect U.S., European and Pacific Rim research and education networks, and to supplement the available bandwidth that is being provided by other countries.
These efforts are part of the NSF’s International Research Network Connections (IRNC) program to assist the U.S. research and education community by:
In cooperation with U.S. and European National Research Networks, TransLight / StarLight℠ is implementing a strategy to best serve established U.S. and European production science, including usage by those scientists, engineers and educators who have persistent large-flow, real-time, and/or other advanced application requirements.
Date: February 1, 2005 - January 31, 2010