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Micro Phased Array for Rapid Data Transfer

Micro Phased Array for Rapid Data Transfer

Electrical engineers at the University of California in San Diego (UCSD) have developed the world’s most complex “phased array” – or radio frequency integrated circuit. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), this device is expected to find ...

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Improving Optical Fiber Accuracy

Improving Optical Fiber Accuracy

A team of scientists from the Material Research Institute (MRI) at Pennsylvania State University have developed a device that efficiently makes laser-to-fiber and fiber-to-fiber connections within optical fiber packages. Their invention, which offers a new economically viable method for aligning ...

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Laser Hard Drives on the Horizon

Researchers from the Netherlands and Japan have succeeded in flipping the value of a magnetic memory bit without any external magnetic field interference. Instead, they flashed a very short pulse of circularly-polarized laser light at it. This method is about ...

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High-Speed Data Delivery – Fact or Fiction?

High-Speed Data Delivery – Fact or Fiction?

Access Optical Networks Inc. (AON) is developing a technology, which has the potential of significantly increasing the speed in which data is transferred through network systems. The speed of networks and the need to connect computers and storage devices to ...

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Data Stored in a Bacteria DNA

Data Stored in a Bacteria DNA

A research team from Japan was able to store data on the DNA of a bacteria. Although this breakthrough doesn’t seem to have any immediate applications it might be an important step in the development of future biological computers. Biological ...

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