Exploiting Photonics in Alternative Markets

  • D. N. R. Payne
  • Published 2005 in
    2005 Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers &amp…
The extraordinary progress of optical communications over the last decade or so has led some commentators to suggest that the photonics community has done too good a job in satisfying the demand for bandwidth. In hindsight, historians and economists will point out that a glut of any commodity, in this case bandwidth, inevitably results in a crash in the… (More)