The Internet will be faster in the future

Researchers have clocked light beams made of “twisted” waves carrying 2.5 terabits of data – the capacity of more than 66 DVDs – per second.

The technique relies on manipulating what is known as the orbital angular momentum of the waves.

Recent work suggests that the trick could vastly boost the data-carrying capacity in wi-fi and optical fibres. Learn more here or here.

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One Response to “The Internet will be faster in the future”

  1. MichaelEdits Says:

    It can’t get much slower.

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