Sierra Leone and China have signed a $15 million (12 million euro) loan agreement for the installation of a fibre optic cable which will boost Internet capabilities, national radio reported Tuesday.
(Phys.org) -- A simple longitudinal twist converts certain microstructured optical fibres into filters. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen have measured this effect in detail in photonic ...
(Phys.org) -- German scientists have demonstrated a method of heralding entanglement between distant stationary quantum systems without destroying this particular state. The experimental set-up paves the way towards quantum ...
Internet penetration in South Africa, the continent's economic powerhouse, is low compared to other leading economies in Africa due to high broadband cost and a lack of infrastructure, a study said Tuesday.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said late Monday the west African nation will get high-speed internet from October, as it connects to a fibre optic cable running along the west African coast.
A team of American researchers have created a portable, miniature microscope in the hope of reducing the time taken to diagnose oral cancer.
Scientists at the University of Southampton, in collaboration with Penn State University have, for the first time, embedded the high level of performance normally associated with chip-based semiconductors into an optical ...
Sitting in the glow of his flat-screen computer monitor in a fashionable office, Donald Kasule says that until recently it was almost impossible to imagine making a success of an Internet start-up in Uganda.
Pentagon-supported physicists on Wednesday said they had devised a "time cloak" that briefly makes an event undetectable.
With government plans for a Digital Britain firmly underway, the amount of data that will be sent on the internet is set to increase dramatically.