Insights from BCC Research

Ultrafast Lasers and Ultrafast Computers (100K Times Faster)

Posted by Clayton Luz on Mar 30, 2017 10:45:00 AM

An international team of researches and engineers have demonstrated the ability to not only control the peaks within laser pulses, but also to twist these incredibly short pulses of light. A pulse lasts a few femtoseconds long (one quadrillionth of a second, or about the time it takes for the family dog to bolt out the front door without its collar).

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Topics: Photonics

Atomically Thin Material Optimizes Data Communication

Posted by Clayton Luz on Mar 1, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Whenever you use Facebook or use Google to search, the information processing happens in a large data center. The shorter the distance between optical interconnects, the better these data centers perform (think the shortest distance between two points).

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Topics: Photonics

Industrial Lasers Show Strong Growth; Fiber Laser System Meets One Company’s Needs

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jun 13, 2016 8:57:23 AM

Industrial lasers find applications across numerous manufacturing entities. An increasing focus on product quality, coupled with improvement of production efficiency, is fueling the global demand for industrial lasers.

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Topics: Photonics, Focus Report

Eternal 5D Data Storage Could Record the History of Humankind

Posted by Clayton Luz on Apr 28, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Today’s growing digitalized world is generating huge volumes of data, not just on the Internet, but overall computerized systems across economies and processes are generating data that need to be stored and protected. According to vcloud news, 90% of the world’s data have been created in the past two years alone.  That’s 10 million Blu-ray discs, equal in height to four Eiffel Towers.

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Topics: Photonics