TITLE

Japanese cast an optical loop round the Moon

AUTHOR(S)
Hecht, Jeff
PUB. DATE
September 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;9/7/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1785, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the success of Japanese telecommunications company NTT's attempt to send a signal through a loop of optical fiber over a distance of a million kilometers. Specially shaped optical pulses called solitons; Team led by Masatoka Nakazawa; Linn Mollenauer of AT&T Bell Laboratories as pioneer of soliton transmission.
ACCESSION #
10556932

 

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