Researchers create "invisibility cloak" to hide data

06/6/2013 | Nature (free content) ·

Researchers have created an "invisibility cloak" that shields data from outside observers by manipulating optical signals in telecommunications fibers. The study used existing equipment to form holes in time by altering photons in an optical data stream, a technique that could be used to develop ultrasecure Internet connections, intercept criminal or terrorist communications or avoid data slow downs in highly trafficked networks.

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