light information load

Posted by
Andy™ on Jun 12, 2002 at 13:36

mwaha... love those play on word things.

Light's Information-Carrying Capacity Doubles
The computer behind the screen on which this article appears processes commands a bit at a time, using units of information comprised of either zeros or ones. Scientists can likewise use light to encode information because photons exist in one of two possible spin states. But photons also carry a property known as orbital angular momentum (OAM), which can take on an infinite number of values...............

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