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The illusion of infinity: is there a limit to optical fibre bandwidth?

UCL Lunch Hour Lecture with Professor Polina Bayvel
When Feb 11, 2016
from 01:15 PM to 01:55 PM
Where Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (access via Malet Place) | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom
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The development of the optical fibre communication network has sparked the communication revolution and the growth of the internet. Is there a limit to the capacity of an optical fibre channel? This lecture will describe the physics of optical fibre transmission, the limits to achievable data rates and the techniques that can be used to overcome them.

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

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