Cabling infrastructure

How do the French Armed Forces accelerate their digital transformation with AROONA?

Information systems are a core element of France's military capability. Any changes to these systems must be carried out with the utmost caution by a reliable source. So, how does the French...
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Laser material processing

Why switch to reflective technology to generate Bessel beams?

Glass cutting, especially for smartphone screens, requires high precision. Ultrashort laser machining using a Bessel beam allows quality improvement of machining, as well as their efficiency. It...
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Laser material processing - Oct 9, 2020

Why switch to reflective technology to generate Bessel beams?

Glass cutting, especially for smartphone screens, requires high precision. Ultrashort laser machining using a Bessel beam allows quality improvement of machining, as well as their efficiency. It also allows complex cuttings...
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Incoherent combining - Sep 29, 2020

Cooking with telecom lasers: an introduction to incoherent combining

If you are familiar with the series “The Big Bang Theory”, you may have seen the scene where Leslie Winkle heats her lunch with a laser. She heats her pasta in 2.6 seconds using a 500 kW oxygen iodine laser…
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Multimode fiber - Sep 28, 2020

How will the network infrastructure support the explosion of data traffic promised by 5G?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution promises more data to boost productivity and more connected objects for improved performance monitoring.  But is the existing cabling infrastructure ready to handle the exponential increase in...
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Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) - May 28, 2020

How is an OAM generated? What is the potential of OAM generators on the market?

In a previous article, we defined OAM (Orbital Angular Momentum) waves and looked at their properties. In this article, we will focus on OAM generators and compare some options available on the market today.
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FSOC laser communication - May 25, 2020

How is Cailabs contributing to improving communication with satellites?

Satellite constellations enable the deployment of high-throughput communication networks in free space to complement fiber-optic networks. Like these networks, optical technologies are the only means to ensure the throughputs...
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Spatial division multiplexing (SDM) - Apr 17, 2020

What is an OAM wave and what are its properties?

Orbital Angular Momentum OAMs are currently the subject of numerous research projects. Highly praised by their advocates, “on paper” they offer the power to multiply the bandwidth of our modern communication networks. Their...
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CANUNDA-PULSE-AXICON - Apr 3, 2020

How to manufacture a foldable smartphone screen using Bessel beams

With the advent of ultra-thin glass screens in the consumer market, especially for smartphones and displays, ultrashort laser glass cutting has emerged as a more efficient and higher quality option than mechanical methods....
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TILBA - Mar 31, 2020

Looking for a plug-and-play solution for atmospheric turbulence mitigation?

High-definition imaging, very high-throughput satellite communication networks, white spot connectivity or discrete military links – these are all applications that cannot be achieved with today’s radio frequency networks that...
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Laser material processing - Feb 17, 2020

Are sharks going to help us reduce our CO2 emissions?

The challenge of kerosene consumption in commercial aviation
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