optical fibers

Researchers transmit record 186 GB data per second


December 14th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS) Researchers have successfully transmitted 186 gigabits of data per second (GBps), accomplishing a new world record and helping usher in the next generation of high-speed network ... Read more...

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New kind of optical fiber paves way for improved surgical and medical lasers


February 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed the very first optical fiber made with a core of zinc selenide - a light-yellow compound that can be used as a ... Read more...

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Obama connects with Rajasthan villagers to know about India’s IT revolution


November 7th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama interacted with the villagers of Kanpura, around 25 kilometers from Ajmer via video-conferencing from here to have a glimpse of the IT revolution ... Read more...

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World’s most efficient single photon detector developed


April 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists at America's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a single photon detector that counts photons with 99 percent efficiency.The researchers' efforts could bring improvements ... Read more...

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Diamond-based nanowire devices advance quantum science and technology


February 15th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A team of scientists at Harvard University has taken another step towards making applications based on quantum science and technology possible, by creating diamond-based nanowire devices.The research was ... Read more...

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Scientists come one step closer to ultra-fast optical communications


February 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a new, more efficient low-cost microring resonator for high-speed telecommunications systems.The resonator was developed by Professor Roberto Morandotti's INRS team, in collaboration ... Read more...

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First-ever all-solid-state cryocooler may enhance airborne and spaceborne applications


January 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A team of scientists has created the first-ever all-solid-state cryocooler that can be applied to airborne and spaceborne sensors.This technology, developed by a team led by University of ... Read more...

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A breakthrough that may change world’s thinking on what light is capable of


November 16th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 16 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Adelaide have discovered that light within optical fibers can be squeezed into much tighter spaces than was previously believed possible, which is a ... Read more...

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Scientists use rogue laser waves to build better light sources


March 7th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): Scientists are putting rogue laser waves to work in order to produce brighter, more stable white light sources, a breakthrough in optics that may pave the way ... Read more...

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Soon smart yarn clothes that can detect blood and monitor health


December 16th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): An unconscious wounded soldier cant send a distress signal to a central command post, but wearing clothes made of smart yarn could solve that problem, claims researchers.Engineers ... Read more...

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TAU laser technique seals and heals wounds


November 11th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Using a carbon dioxide laser to seal wounds is fraught with risks, as laser heat could scald the tissues or the skin.Now a team of Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

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Scientists make practical optical fiber with silicon core


October 29th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A team of American researchers claims that they have been able to make a practical optical fiber with a silicon core. Writing about their work in the ... Read more...

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Sweet spot for radio frequencies in underground tunnels identified


May 17th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the US have confirmed that underground tunnelsgenerally a difficult setting for radioscan have a frequency sweet ... Read more...

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Self-assembling could lead to improved optical materials


April 23rd, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Chemical engineers have developed a self-assembling method that could lead to an inexpensive way of making diamond-like crystals to improve optical communications and other technologies.The method, ... Read more...

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