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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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World’s Tiniest Nanophotonic Switch

World’s Tiniest Nanophotonic Switch

Scientists at IBM, Yorktown Heights, N.Y., have taken another major step towards sending information inside a computer chip by using light pulses. Rather than using conventional electrons, the team has built the world’s tiniest nanophotonic switch. Its’ footprint is approximately ...

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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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