Boosting fiber optics communications with advanced quantum-enhanced receiver

Fiber optic technology is the holy grail of high-speed, long-distance telecommunications. Still, with the continuing exponential growth of internet traffic, researchers are warning of a capacity crunch......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 20th, 2021

Many consumers misinterpret food date labels, yet use them with confidence

Misunderstanding food date labeling is common and educational communications are needed to improve consumer understanding, according to a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

Study confirms racial differences in response to prostate cancer treatment

A study designed to enroll an equal number of Black and white men with advanced prostate cancer confirms key findings that have been evident in retrospective analyses and suggest potential new avenues for treating Black patients who disproportionatel.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News13 hr. 21 min. ago

Capturing a single photon of light: Harnessing quantum"s "noise problem"

Scientists at Raytheon BBN Technologies have developed a new way to detect a single photon, or particle of light—a development with big applications for sensors, communications and exponentially more powerful quantum computer processors......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 21 min. ago

Broadband Companies Paid For 8.5 Million Fake Net Neutrality Comments, New York AG Reports

The Office of the New York Attorney General said in a new report that a campaign funded by the broadband industry submitted millions of fake comments supporting the 2017 repeal of net neutrality. wiggles shares a report: The Federal Communications Co.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Scientists Supersize Quantum Effects with Entangled Drum Duet

Two teams have demonstrated new degrees of quantum measurements in micron-sized metal drums -- Read more on»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Team directs and measures quantum drum duet

Like conductors of a spooky symphony, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have "entangled" two small mechanical drums and precisely measured their linked quantum properties. Entangled pairs like this might someday.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Evading the uncertainty principle in quantum physics

The uncertainty principle, first introduced by Werner Heisenberg in the late 1920's, is a fundamental concept of quantum mechanics. In the quantum world, particles like the electrons that power all electrical product can also behave like waves. As a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

New boost in quantum technologies

In an international collaboration, researchers at the University of Stuttgart were able to detect quantum bits in two-dimensional materials for the first time. Nature Materials publishes this research in its May 6, 2021 issue......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Mercedes merges marketing and communications to strengthen brand message

The aim of the realignment is to have a uniform global presence for the Mercedes corporate brand and its product brands, the automaker said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

CAP-XX Supercaps Selected by Jack for First Windshield Breakage Detection IoT Device

CAP-XX’s supercaps enable Jack to be self-powered by solar light, storing solar energy and then delivering high burst power needed for the device’s advanced BLE data communications. The Jack device uses piezoelectric sensors to detect windshield.....»»

Category: cloudSource:  techienewsukRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Lunar crater radio telescope: Illuminating the cosmic dark ages

After years of development, the Lunar Crater Radio Telescope (LCRT) project has been awarded $500,000 to support additional work as it enters Phase II of NASA's Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program. While not yet a NASA mission, the LCRT descr.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Image: NASA"s Lucy high gain antenna up close

Lucy's epic journey to observe Jupiter's Trojan asteroids requires a reliable communications link back to Earth, and so the spacecraft is outfitted with a 6.5-ft. (2-meter)-wide high gain antenna for this task......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Apple Discussed "Punitive Measures" Against Netflix for Dropping In-App Purchases

As the Epic Games v. Apple trial progresses into its third day, Apple's internal documents and communications with various companies are continuing to surface, giving us some insight into the dealings that Apple has had around the App Store. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

GaAs foundry AWSC to post revenue growth through June

GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) is expected to enjoy sequential revenue increases through June, and will see further revenue growth after new production capacity comes online in the third quarter at the earliest, according.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Trump launches new "communications" platform

The former president releases a new website after his social media ban earlier this year......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Frontier Exits Bankruptcy, Claims It Will Double Fiber-To-the-Home Footprint

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Frontier Communications emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, saying that it plans to double its fiber-to-the-premises footprint by extending fiber to an additional 3 million homes and bu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Key Partnerships Create FCC Compliance Ecosystem Using Broadband Forum Standards

Key Partnerships Create FCC Compliance Ecosystem Using Broadband Forum Standards Lake Saint Louis, Mo., May 4, 2020 – Broadband providers that have been building networks under Federal Communications Commission (FCC) funding programs such as Alter.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Frontier exits bankruptcy, claims it will double fiber-to-the-home footprint

Frontier plans 3 million new fiber lines—but 8M others would be stuck on copper. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Rafe Swan) Frontier Communications emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, saying that it plans to double its fiber-to-the.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Complex shapes of photons to boost future quantum technologies

As the digital revolution has now become mainstream, quantum computing and quantum communication are rising in the consciousness of the field. The enhanced measurement technologies enabled by quantum phenomena, and the possibility of scientific progr.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Sonia Fiorenza: Employees Want Better Company Communications

Sonia Fiorenza is passionate about employee engagement — for every employee from the frontline worker to the most senior executive. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021