Physics in the whirlwind of optical communications

Gordon A. Thomas, David A. Ackerman, Paul R. Prucnal, S. Lance Cooper

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Accelerating demands for high-speed communications are driving rapid innovations in lightwave communication, including versatile, high-bandwidth fibers, sources, amplifiers, and switches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages8
Specialist publicationPhysics Today
StatePublished - Sep 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Thomas, G. A., Ackerman, D. A., Prucnal, P. R., & Lance Cooper, S. (2000). Physics in the whirlwind of optical communications. Physics Today, 53(9), 30-37.