Optical communication: Can light speak?
The quantities of data produced today continue to increase, and that data must also be processed and stored. The photon, the smallest particle of light, can transmit data, visualize it—and store it. The diverse range of applications are one of the fair's exciting topics.
The information society continues to produce increasing volumes of data. The growth rates are breathtaking. It will be 8.6 exabytes in 2015. According to estimates, data volumes are expected to grow to more than 20 exabytes (1 Exabyte equals 1018 bytes) by the year 2020. Photons help us to keep up with this explosion in data. They transmit this data, they visualize it—and they store it, e.g. in the consumer electronics, office automation and printing sectors. They are the foundation for optical information and communication.
LASER World of PHOTONICS: The trade fair for optical information and communication
LASER World of PHOTONICS showcases a diverse range of applications that pertain to the topics of optical information and optical communication. The spectrum ranges from LWL, cables, connectors and distribution units to active and pasive optical components and fiber-optic measuring and testing technology and equipment.
If you deal with optical information and optical communication, LASER World of PHOTONICS, the world's leading trade fair for the laser and photonics industry, is the best place to get all the important information that you need and to make key contacts.
The exhibition sector Optical Information and Communication is located in hall B3 at LASER World of PHOTONICS. Fairgrounds map
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