Graphene's shining light could lead to super-fast Internet
Internet connection speeds could be tens of times faster than they currently are, thanks to research by University of Manchester scientists using wonder material graphene.
Bending the light with a tiny chip
(Phys.org) —Imagine that you are in a meeting with coworkers or at a gathering of friends. You pull out your cell phone to show a presentation or a video on YouTube. But you don't use the tiny screen; your ...
New approach enhances quantum-based secure communication
University of Calgary scientists have overcome an 'Achilles' heel' of quantum-based secure communication systems, using a new approach that works in the real world to safeguard secrets.
New material could speed up underwater communications by orders of magnitude
(Phys.org) —University of California, San Diego electrical engineering professor Zhaowei Liu and colleagues have taken the first steps in a project to develop fast-blinking LED systems for underwater optical ...
Graphene optical modulators could lead to ultrafast communications
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have demonstrated a new technology for graphene that could break the current speed limits in digital communications.
'Slow light' on a chip holds promise for optical communications
A tiny optical device built into a silicon chip has achieved the slowest light propagation on a chip to date, reducing the speed of light by a factor of 1,200 in a study reported in Nature Photonics (published online Septem ...
Physicists describe how to make time-reversed light pulses
Quantum strategies fail to improve capacity of quantum optical communication channels
Entangled Light in Bose-Einstein Condensates
Researchers Set New Distance Record for Quantum Key Distribution
Scientists reveal breakthrough in optical fibre communications
Researchers from the University of Southampton have revealed a breakthrough in optical fibre communications.
Advance made toward communication, computing at 'terahertz' speeds
Physicists in the United States and Germany have discovered a way to use a gallium arsenide nanodevice as a signal processor at "terahertz" speeds, the first time it's been used for this purpose and an important step forward ...
Quantum entanglement with notification
(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 ...
New device could contribute to a major increase in the rate of future optical communications
(Phys.org)—At a time when communication networks are scrambling for ways to transmit more data over limited bandwidth, a type of twisted light wave is gaining new attention. Called an optical vortex or ...