Researchers at Monash and Swinburne universities and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) in Australia recorded the world's fastest Internet data speed from a single optical chip: 44.2 terabits per second.
At this speed, users can download 1,000 high-definition movies in less than a second.
The new system relies on a micro-comb, a single piece of hardware that replaces 80 lasers.
The team demonstrated the impact of optical micro-combs by installing 76.6 kilometers of "dark" optical fibers between RMIT's Melbourne City Campus and Monash University's Clayton Campus, then using a micro-comb to send maximum data down each channel, simulating peak Internet usage across 4THz of bandwidth.
From Monash University
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