'Temporal cloaking' could offer more secure optical communications

Researchers have demonstrated a method for "temporal cloaking" of optical communications, representing a potential tool to thwart would-be eavesdroppers and improve security for telecommunications.

Team develops temporal cloaking device

Researchers at Imperial College London say they've taken invisibility into the fourth dimension - time - by inventing a device that can hide whole events. It would give the impression of being a Star Trek transporter.