Florida Tech professor quadruples amount of information carried on single cable
Dr. Syed Murshids eyes light up as he flips the switches, one, two, three, and four. As the Florida Tech associate professor of electrical engineering uses his optics projector, pulses of red light project onto a wall. With each click, a new concentric circle appears. The circles represent a sea change in information technology. When hes finished, a red glowing bulls eye shines brightly, and Murshid laughs.
"The future of fiber optics is right on target," he said.
Indeed, if the future of communications can be found in the tiny glass strand of a fiber optic cable, then Murshids patented discovery may change the future.
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