Optical Fiber Trans­mits 1 Tbps

Novel modulation approach fosters higher transmission capacity

Long Optical Fiber Connects Optical Clocks

Project in Germany and France shows best comparison worldwide between distant optical clocks

Twisted Light From a Vortex Laser

New microlaser could lead to increased data rates in optical communication


Optical fiber devices for microfluidics integration open up new horizons for advanced “lab-on-a-chip” technologies

Researchers to Test New Optical Fibre 3D Printing Technique

Researchers are set to investigate using 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, techniques in the fabrication of optical fibre.

Using a New Laser Process to Custom Shape Optical Fibers

Laser processing method facilitates automated series manufacture of fibers at a much finer quality

First Light at The Very Large Telescope

Toptica SodiumStar laser successfully installed at the VLT in Chile

Optical Fibres Light the Way for Brain-like Computing

Computers that function like the human brain could soon become a reality thanks to new research using optical fibres made of speciality glass. The research, published in Advanced Optical Materials, has the potential to allow faster and smarter optical computers capable of learning and evolving. Researchers from the Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) at the University […]

Compact Wavelength-Division Multiplexing CMOS Silicon Photonics Transceiver

A 4x20Gb/s wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) hybrid CMOS silicon photonics transceiver paves the way to cost-effective, high-density single-mode optical fiber links

New Technique Doubles the Distance of Optical Fibre Communications

A new way to process fibre optic signals has been demonstrated by UCL researchers, which could double the distance at which data travels error-free through transoceanic sub-marine cables. The new method has the potential to reduce the costs of long-distance optical fibre communications as signals wouldn’t need to be electronically boosted on their journey, which […]