'Twisted' fibre optic light breakthrough could make internet 100 times faster

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(Worthy News) - A new development in fibre optics could make internet speeds up to 100 times faster – by detecting light that has been twisted into a spiral.

The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, can be used to easily upgrade existing networks and significantly boost efficiency, scientists say.

Fibre optic cables use pulses of light to transmit information, but currently information can only be stored through the colour of the light, and whether the wave is horizontal or vertical. [ Source: UK Guardian (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “'Twisted' fibre optic light breakthrough could make internet 100 times faster

  1. You can't twist light into a spiral. You can twist the fiber into spirals .... and the light will follow the spiral .... otherwise, light travels in straight lines. Isaac Newton.

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