NIST Team Shows Atoms Can Receive Common Communications Signals

NIST scientist Chris Holloway changes a mirror to line up a laser beam utilized in an atom-based receiver for digitally regulated interaction signals. Credit: Burrus/NIST Scientists at the National... Read more »

Largest, Fastest Array of Microscopic ‘Traffic Cops’ for Optical Communications

The photonic switch is constructed with more than 50,000 microscopic “light switches” engraved into a silicon wafer. Each light switch (little raised squares) directs one of 240 small beams... Read more »