News tagged with optical fibres

Millimetre waves for the last mile

Reseachers at ETH Zurich have developed a modulator with which data transmitted via millimetre waves can be directly converted into light pulses for optical fibres. This could make covering the "last mile" up to the internet ...

dateNov 21, 2018 in Optics & Photonics
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Using fibre-optic cables to detect earthquakes

Fibre-optic cables can be used to detect earthquakes and other ground movements. The data cables can also pick up seismic signals from hammer shots, passing cars or wave movements in the ocean. This is the result of a study ...

dateJul 03, 2018 in Earth Sciences
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