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13:15 - 13:55 11 February 2016

Lunch Hour Lectures: The illusion of infinity: is there a limit to optical fibre bandwidth?

Location

Darwin Lecture Theatre | Darwin Building (link Map)
access via Malet Place | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Professor Polina Bayvel, UCL Engineering

The development of the optical fibre communication network has sparked the communication revolution and the growth of the internet. Is there a limit to the capacity of an optical fibre channel? This lecture will describe the physics of optical fibre transmission, the limits to achievable data rates and the techniques that can be used to overcome them.


Contact

Sonia Abrams
+44 (0)203 108 3840 | events@ucl.ac.uk


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