Reach new heights as you receive messages from outer space.
Just as the uplink channel establishes a connection from the ground to the satellite, the downlink channel completes the loop, forging a link between the satellite and a ground station. Together, they can be used to set-up a world-wide communication network, passing messages across vast distances. But the significance of the downlink channel extends beyond our current systems. In the future, these channels will play a crucial role in revolutionizing our technological landscape. One exciting possibility is the distribution of entangled particles across continents, harnessing the power of quantum mechanics. With the downlink channel as a key node, we may achieve the quantum internet,opening up unprecedented opportunities for secure communication and quantum technologies.
What is a quantum internet?