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UK researchers make ultra-fast data transmission breakthrough

Friday 14 February 2020 | 10:48 CET | News

UK researchers have made a breakthrough in the use of sound and light for ultra-fast data transfer.

Researchers from the University of Leeds and University of Nottingham have made a breakthrough in the control of terahertz quantum cascade lasers, which would support a data transmission rate of 100 Gbps. 

Terahertz quantum cascade lasers could eventually support ultra-fast, short-hop wireless links where large volumes of data need to transmitted across hospital campuses or between university research facilities, or in satellite communications. The findings of the research have been published in Nature Communications. 



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