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April 15, 2018
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Dark Fiber: Using Sensors Beneath Our Feet to Tell Us About Earthquakes, Water, and Other Geophysical Phenomena

Berkeley Lab researchers successfully use distributed acoustic sensing for seismic monitoring Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown for the first time that dark fiber – the vast network of unused fiber-optic cables … Continue reading

November 3, 2014
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Laser ‘Lightning Rods’ Channel Electricity through Thin Air

Near-term applications could include remote detonation of land mines. By zapping the air with a pair of powerful laser bursts, researchers at the University of Arizona have created highly focused pathways that can channel electricity through the atmosphere.