World record in ultra-rapid data transmission


Related images(click to enlarge) Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have suc-ceeded in encoding data at a rate of 26 terabits per second on a single laser beam, transmitting them over a distance of…

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Liquid crystal droplets discovered to be exquisitely sensitive to an important bacterial lipid


In the computer displays of medical equipment in hospitals and clinics, liquid crystal technologies have already found a major role. But a discovery reported from the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests that micrometer-sized droplets of liquid…

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