Combined Optical Transmitter and Receiver

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-37823
Published October 01, 2020 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

A new device made from perovskite — one of a large family of materials defined by their special crystal structure — can be directed in two directions: it can receive optical signals and just as easily transmit them. This means that text and photographs can be wirelessly transmitted from one unit to the other and back again, using two identical units, and can be done in real time.