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Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light

Researchers create hollow fiber optic cable, almost reach the speed of light

Engadget - Myriam Joire

Fiber optic cables are usually made of glass or plastic but those materials actually slow down the transmission of light ever so slightly. Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK have created a hollow fiber optic cable filled with air that's 1000 times faster than current cables. …

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