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Soliton frequency combs, generated in silicon nitride microresonators, are used for massively parallel data transmission via various frequency channels (Photo: J. N. Kemal/ P. Marin-Palomo/ KIT)Nature: Optical Communication at Record-High Speed

Soliton frequency combs generated in optical microresonators allow to transmit data at rates of more than 50 Tbit/s (Photo: J. N. Kemal/P. Marin-Palomo/KIT).
doi:10.1038/nature22387

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Complicated high-precision structures made of glass can be manufactured in a 3D-printing process developed at the KIT (Photo: NeptunLab)Nature: 3D-Printing of Glass Now Possible

Complicated high-precision structures made of glass can be manufactured in a 3D-printing process developed at the KIT (Photo: NeptunLab).
doi:10.1038/nature22061

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Making of hollow microcoilsMaking of hollow microcoils

A process to manufacture solenoidal microcoils relying on a two solvent approach is presented. The corresponding publication has been selected for the J. Micromech. Microeng. 2016 highlights collection.

Microscopic components made of silicon (blue) and special polymers (green) convert electrical into optical signals and vice versa. (Graphics: KIT)Two ERC-POC go to IMT

IMT directors Prof. Koos and Prof. Korvink have been each awarded with “Proof of Concepts Grants” of the ERC for the  SCOOTER and LockChip projects.

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