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Visitors aboard a capsule on the famed London Eye ferris wheel take in panoramic views of the London skyline…or take advantage of good cell phone signal. Fiber-optic and wireless networks have created an explosion of new communications technologies in the[...]read more
Three of the general methodologies for multimaterial fiber preform fabrication. (a) rod-in-tube, (b) extrusion, and (c) stack-and-draw methods. Credit: Tao et al.; IJAGS. Over the last 50 years, optical fibers have moved from novelty to ubiquity. Although we pay little[...]read more
Technologies that promise to deliver greater network efficiency What will the network look like tomorrow? Although the traffic itself probably won’t change too much, the topology and tools that enable the network will be new and will require network administrators[...]read more
The copper wires used to transmit communication signals haven’t changed in over 100 years. They’re familiar, reliable…and limited in bandwidth.Enter fiber optic cable — the wave of the future. What makes fiber optics so special? Speed and bandwidth – Fiber[...]read more
The future is never easy to predict, especially in terms of technology innovation. While some theorized the possibility of an Internet connecting computers, no one could fully grasp the impact the “network of networks” would have in our communications, economy,[...]read more