David Kirkpatrick

March 20, 2008

Terahertz without a wire

Filed under: Technology — Tags: , , , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 5:13 pm

Yowza.

From KurzweilAI.net:

Terahertz video transfer is foretaste of future wireless
New Scientist news service, Mar. 19, 2008Video footage has been transmitted experimentally (22 meters) using a terahertz wireless signal for the first time, by Terahertz Communications Lab in Braunschweig, Germany.

Using terahertz bandwidth— which ranges from 300GHz to 3 terahertz (THz) — could offer a 1000 fold increase in transmission speed and should open up new frequencies for communication. The as yet untapped terahertz band of the electromagnetic spectrum lies between microwaves and visible light.
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1 Comment »

  1. The big problem is the water absorption.

    Comment by terahertz — April 14, 2008 @ 4:47 am


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