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July 20, 2021

Fiber-optical networks rely on high-fidelity information conversion

Fiber-optical networks rely on high-fidelity information conversion from electrical to the optical domain. Researchers combined the best optical material with innovative nanofabrication and design approaches to realize energy-efficient, high-speed low-loss electro-optic converters for quantum and classical communications.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants ECCS 1609549, ECCS 1740296 and DMR 1231319.]

Learn more in the Harvard SEAS news story Small modulator for big data. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: July 20, 2021)

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