Twisted light: New tech can transmit 70 DVDs worth of data per second

By on July 4, 2012 at 11:20 AM.

Twisted light: New tech can transmit 70 DVDs worth of data per second

Twisted Light High-speed Data

A team of researchers at the University of Southern California have developed a data transmission technology capable of moving the equivalent of 70 DVDs in one second. Led by Alan Willner, an electrical engineering professor at USC, the team was able to improve upon existing twisted light technology to achieve throughput speeds of 2.56 terabits per second over a distance of approximately five feet. More →

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