angular momentum :
- n the product of the momentum of a rotating body and its distance from the axis of rotation
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- 'Corkscrew' Light Could Turbocharge Internet
ananyo writes "Twisty beams of light could boost the traffic-carrying capacity of the Internet, effectively adding new levels to the information superhighway, suggests new research. In the last few years, different groups of researchers have tried to encode information in the shape of light beams to ease congestion, using a property of light called orbital angular momentum. Currently, a straight ...
June 28, 2013 - Slashdot