Internet: A Series of Tubes

Internet: A Series of Tubes

Presented at WaffleJS meetup in San Francisco, May 4 2016.

From the perspective of photons that transport the information, whether it is a tweet, a picture, or a chat message, our Internet is mostly just a series of tubes.

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Ariya Hidayat

May 04, 2016
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    Total Internal Reflection Cladding n = 1.44681 Core n =

    1.45205 Attenuation (at 1550 nm) ~ 0.2 dB/km 1% remaining power after 62 miles
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    Even Higher Bitrate 10 Gb/s 100 Gb/s 200 Gb/s 31

    Tb/s over 7,200 km 155 channels × 200 Gb/s TAT-14: 0.4 Tb/s over 9,600 km 40 channels × 10 Gb/s 7.2 Tb/s over 6,500 km 80 channels × 100 Gb/s New fiber type 255 Tb/s over 1 km 50 channels × 5.1 Tb/s
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    “If I have seen further it is by standing on

    the shoulders of giants.” Isaac Newton