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60X Faster Internet

Scientists at the University of Sydney have developed a switch that would allow the internet to become 60 times faster than current networks. Taking four years to complete, the switch is created using a small scratch on a piece of ...

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Ultra Small Switches

Ultra Small Switches

A team of researchers at the University of St. Andrews, in the U.K., has developed one of the smallest optical switches ever made. This switch, measuring about one tenth the size of a human hair, may eventually be used in ...

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Intel’s High Speed Optical Trinity

Intel’s High Speed Optical Trinity

Intel’s Photonic Lab has announced the successful development of the 3rd and last component in a high speed optical trinity – the Silicon-Germanium optical detector. Several months ago, Intel announced it had managed to combine a laser and an optical ...

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P-Ink Technology Under Development

P-Ink Technology Under Development

The Toronto based Start-Up Company Opalux has developed a new type of electronic ink, based on photonic crystals called P-ink. The new crystal-based e-paper can display colors in a way that current technology has not enabled until now. This promising ...

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