Bandwidth Leads to Democracy: 2004 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year

Ben EggletonBen Eggleton

Just as the transistor and microelectronics transformed communications and human society in the 20th century, “light” transistors and microphotonics will revolutionise the way we communicate in the 21st century.

Many of the changes that lie ahead in communications technology are due in part to the work of a young Sydney optical physicist Ben Eggleton, a Federation Fellow and leader of CUDOS, the Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems. [continue reading…]