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A twist on fiber optics could increase bandwidth
10/25/2018

Changing the direction of light in fiber optics by twisting the beams holds the promise of increasing bandwidth, but only if the resulting messages can be efficiently decoded. Researchers at Australia's RMIT University and the University of Wollongong have developed a compact decoder that uses a metal-oxide semiconductor to untwist incoming photons and convert them into electrons that can be read by traditional electronics.

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