Category: Thomas Bifano

UR center makes the photonic match

Democrat & Chronicle Thomas Bifano, Photonics Center, College of Engineering Going through security at an airport and being checked by a walk-in body scanner could soon become a thing of the past… Expert quote: “As long as the university has a good system for promoting the connection and they protect the intellectual property with patents, universities […]

MIT’s Lincoln Lab helps speed space communication

Boston Globe (subscription required) Thomas Bifano, College of Engineering, Photonics Center Building a broadband connection to outer space requires something entirely sci-fi: a laser beam that can hit the moon… Expert quote: “In space, there is no high-speed system yet, so this thing is blowing the doors off other ways to transmit data.” View full […]