Fiber-optic networks transmit massive amounts of information quickly, but the signals weaken as the data-carrying light travels long distances. Now, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said they’ve overcome a major obstacle in harnessing the full power and speed of the light waves. «more»

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