News tagged ‘light’
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013
Researchers at the University of Southampton in England have reportedly created a hollow optical fiber cable, with a vacuous center, which is then able to transmit data at 73.7 terabits per second (approximately 10TB/s). This is about 99.7 per cent of the speed of light!
Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011
MIT researchers have come up with an imaging system that can capture light (or photons) moving in slow motion. You won't see this capability in cameras next year, but the researchers are confident that this technology will make an appearance in consumer photography sometime in the future.
Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011
Researchers at North Carolina State University developed a rather unique way to convert printed patterns into 3D objects using light. Instant origami, anyone?