News - 9 Jan 2013
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 vortex...
Article - 18 May 2018
Following optical communication’s pivotal role in the internet age, it is expected to be similarly central for evolving 5G networks.
Article - 13 Mar 2004
Arrowhead Research Corporation announced today that it has entered into an agreement to form a new majority-owned subsidiary to commercialise an ultrathin crystal film (nanofilm) technology. Posted...
Article - 12 Mar 2004
Kopin Corporation today announced it has received a production order from FLIR Systems AB, Imaging Sweden for ruggedized, VGA-resolution CyberDisplay 640M modules that will display infrared images in...
News - 3 Mar 2012
A research team from the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) has found that graphene provides a superior active media for optical modulators.
Graphene-based optical modulators are...
News - 22 Dec 2010
GigOptix, Inc. (OTCBB: GGOX), a leading supplier of high performance electronic and electro-optic components that enable next generation 40G and 100G optical networks, today announced that its LX8401...
News - 25 Nov 2010
Electrical engineers generated short, powerful light pulses on a chip – an important step toward the optical interconnects that will likely replace the copper wires that carry information...
News - 31 Jul 2008
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have devised a way to squeeze light into tighter spaces than ever thought possible, potentially opening doors to new technology in the fields of...
News - 4 Mar 2008
Materials known as photonic crystals could form the building blocks of future optical computers and micro-scale communications devices. Scientists have developed a low-cost and versatile way to make...
News - 21 Feb 2014
A new laser developed by a research group at Caltech holds the potential to increase by orders of magnitude the rate of data transmission in the optical-fiber network—the backbone of the...