Overview of optical science and technology at NTT basic research laboratories

Masao Morita

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Although the progress of electronic devices has followed Moore's law up to now, microelectronics is approaching its fundamental physical limits. The demand for broadband networks is rapidly increasing and this has led to a growing need for an all-optical network. This paper gives an overview of the present status and future expectations of optical science and technology for the photonic network.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)12-18
Number of pages7
JournalNTT Technical Review
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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