In search of a breakthrough on the fiber optics front

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Siddharth Ramachandran, College of Engineering

It is only a matter of time before the data pipes that connect us to our social networks, work e-mail, and the Internet’s vast repository of useful and useless information fill up…

Expert quote:

“The road map, when we look at all the demand for bandwidth, essentially says at some point we have to get to 1 million terabits per second — in the next 10 to 20 years.”

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