CSIR unveils world`s first digital laser

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 10:18

Johannesburg: South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has reportedly announced the development of the world`s first digital laser.

Professor of the CSIR National Laser Centre, Andrew Forbes said that the innovation was expected to spur numerous applications to improve the communication and health sectors.

Forbes, along with doctoral candidate and CSIR researcher Sandile Ngcobo, believed that this innovation can be used in health, as a research tool, but not as a clinical tool yet adding that the team is working on other devices in communication , News24 reports.

According to the report, the laser technology could significantly solve bandwidth problems.


First Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 10:18

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