October 4, 2022

This electro-optical modulator is smaller than a lightwave

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By Andrew Tarantola from engadget As data travels around the internet, it’s routinely switched from electrical signals to light in order to travel through the network’s fiber optic backbone. To do this, the signal travels through devices called electro-optic modulators. However, these devices are really bulky (usually several centimeters across) and require an inordinate amount […]