Precision time signals sent through the Global Positioning System (GPS) synchronize cellphone calls, time-stamp financial transactions, and support safe travel by aircraft, ship, train and car.
Like a whirlpool, a new light-based communication tool carries data in a swift, circular motion.
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation and collaborating labs have demonstrated the world's highest density optical fiber using a deployable optical fiber diameter of less than 250 µm. This optical fiber contains 19 ...
If you're reading this, you probably have a fast Internet connection. In fact, there are better than even odds that you have a reasonably fast Internet connection on your cell phone.
A NASA team has been tapped to build a new type of communications modem that will employ an emerging, potentially revolutionary technology that could transform everything from telecommunications, medical imaging, advanced ...
What do astrophysics, telecommunications and pharmacology have in common? Each of these fields relies on polarimeters—instruments that detect the direction of the oscillation of electromagnetic waves, otherwise known as ...
Physicists set quantum record by using photons to carry messages from electrons almost 2 kilometers apart
Researchers from Stanford have advanced a long-standing problem in quantum physics – how to send "entangled" particles over long distances.
Google will next year step up testing of its Internet-beaming helium balloons in the stratosphere after striking deals with three Indonesian mobile network operators, it said Wednesday.
The legal blow in Europe that removed "Safe Harbor" protection of cross-border data transfers from US tech firms on Tuesday has thrust them into rough water.