Week in Review: 6/4/17 – 6/10/17

6/8/2017

Optical communication using solitons on a photonic chip

Researchers from EPFL and KIT use a soliton frequency combs from optical microresonators to transmit data at speeds of more than 50 terabits per second
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/epfd-ocu060817.php

6/6/2017

Can You Hear Me Now?

When trying to be heard over noise, humans and animals raise their voices. It’s a split-second feat, from ear to brain to vocalization, and Johns Hopkins University researchers are the first to measure just how fast it happens in bats: 30 milliseconds. That’s 10 times faster than the blink of an eye, a record for audio-vocal response.
http://releases.jhu.edu/2017/06/06/can-you-hear-me-now/