With growing consumer appetite for bandwidth rich video and other services, this technique could help with optical lines. Optical lines may one day reach all the way to your home.
The technologists applying the technique remark on the simplicity:
"At the receiver, if you superimpose the two waves, then all the distortions will magically cancel each other out, so you obtain the original signal back,” Liu told the BBC. “This concept, looking back, is quite easy to understand, but surprisingly, nobody did this before.” Venture Beat has more.