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INNOVATIVE - Fibre optics that imitate DNA - the basic structure of life.

INNOVATIVE Fibre optics that imitate DNA – the basic structure of life. in Fibre Optics – Connecting nature to the real world. Fibre optic cables use pulses of light to transmit information, but currently information can only be stored through the colour of the light, and whether the wave is horizontal or vertical. What is innovation? It’s a practical output that stems from creativity. You might say that Da Vinci was indeed creative and even innovative, but unless it has a practical and or perceived value then it is not yet innovation. We can learn much from nature itself such as the immune system, if the ideas or responses to external stimuli are not effective the organism dies. So it is the same with business organisations or engineering projects such as telecoms, if it is not appropriate – for the market – it can be a costly exercise. I will make references to Complex Adaptive Systems as we investigate the notion of innovation – it is through these analytical approaches that we give rise to innovation. Preparing the mind for innovation is just as important as the innovation itself. As Ford famously said “If we asked people if they want to travel faster, they would say – give me faster horses”. The problem we have today with scientists, industrialists and entrepreneurs is opening their minds to other possibilities. The latest breakthrough for fibre optics can make the internet up to 100 times faster simply because it follows a similar pattern to the double helix (DNA) structure. In nature we are surrounded by eco-systems that have taken millions of years to form. Even simple organisms have to adapt. There is so much to learn form studying complex adaptive systems and emulating some of the rich configuration of data that emanates from natural systems. Lets focus on the issues for fibre-optics, we know that it is the most efficient means of physically transmitting information (unless we have a vacuum) is through pure glass (note though, there are many grades of purification). It is the through the colour and wave differentials (up and down) that we determine the information. Researchers from RMIT University have discovered that the more we can create angular (or spiral) momentum like in the Helix – the more information we can carry. Not only is the light following a twisted path like the Helix, it is being detected by a new way of reading the information. The detector is less than a hairs width. Min Gu said that we are producing the 1st chip that can display a mobile application. Gu is Professor at the University of Shanghai, Specialising in optical imaging. He is Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT University).

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 Complex Adaptive Systems have been used to guide businesses such as Space X and is used Quantum Physics and is fundamental to how we can achieve Innovation (see ). “An observing ‘Complex Adaptive System’ determines the regularities compared to the incidentals within an organisation.” says Gell-Mann, a keen proponent of Complex Adaptive Systems, sees CAS as a way of understanding organisational effectiveness. Gell-Mann transformed physics, and coined the term ‘quarks’. He was a Nobel prize winner for his work on sub atomic particles.

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