To speed up the Internet don’t even need to change the cable.
Scientists from the University of Melbourne RMIT has developed a unique fiber system that increases the bandwidth up to 100 times. The specialists underline that for its implementation uses a conventional fiber-optic cable and current telecommunication network. Due to this, the accelerated emergence of the Internet may not be forced to wait.
Currently, the information in fiber optic systems transmitted using light of the visible spectrum, which is moving to cable-thin tubes with reflective walls. RMIT scientists were able to significantly accelerate the throughput of the Internet, beginning to use for data transfer the light from the spectrums that are invisible to the human eye.
In addition, they spun the light in a spiral, like a DNA spiral. In the course of tests it was found experimentally that the stronger the swirling spiral, the faster the transmission of information. As a result, scientists were able to achieve web acceleration by more than 100 times.
Researchers are developing new fiber optic systems. Initially, they faced a serious problem. A device that had a signal, had impressive size and clearly not suitable for everyday use. But in the end they managed to make the host device is truly miniature.
Scientists RMIT spoke about their successes in the journal Nature Communications. According to them, they created technology can be used in the near future, and the cost of its implementation will be minimal.
Source: The Guardian.