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2014-09-10 16:20:53

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been selected by Laser Light(TM) Communications, LLC (Laser Light(TM)) to be its prime contractor for the first global, all-optical commercial satellite system. As customer demand for bandwidth grows, space-based laser communication provides a new way to move vast amounts of information around the globe efficiently and with greater resiliency....

Hybrid optoplasmonic system
2014-08-28 03:00:04

Rick Kubetz, Engineering Communications Office, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new optical amplifier (or laser) design, paving the way for power-on-a-chip applications. “We have made optical systems at the microscopic scale that amplify light and produce ultra-narrowband spectral output,” explained J. Gary Eden, a professor of electrical and...

2014-07-24 23:04:42

New DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within the fiber optic system and addresses how advanced modulation formats work to help meet the demand for higher speed data transmission Tukwila, WA and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, introduces its newest menu-based staff training DVD titled, “High-speed Fiber Optic Systems.” The DVD examines the rapid improvement of spectral efficiency within the fiber...

Revolutionary Laser System Proposed To Produce The Next LHC
2013-03-28 15:55:14

University of Southampton An international team of physicists has proposed a revolutionary laser system, inspired by the telecommunications technology, to produce the next generation of particle accelerators, such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). The International Coherent Amplification Network (ICAN) sets out a new laser system composed of massive arrays of thousands of fiber lasers, for both fundamental research at laboratories such as CERN and more applied tasks such as proton...


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