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2020

End-to-End Learning in Optical Fiber Communications: Concept and Transceiver Design 
Boris Karanov, Polina Bayvel and Laurent Schmalen
European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) 6-10 December

End-to-End Learning in Optical Fiber Communications: Experimental Demonstration and Future Trends
Boris Karanov, Vinicius Oliari, Mathieu Chagnon, Gabriele Liga, Alex Alvarado, Vahid Aref, Domanic Lavery, Polina Bayvel and Laurent Schmalen
European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC) 6-10 December

Time-Domain Learned Digital Back-Propagation
Eric Sillekens, Wenting Yi, Daniel Semrau, Alessandro Ottino, Boris Karanov, Domanic Lavery, Lidia Galdino, Polina Bayvel, Robert I. Killey, Sujie Zhou, Kevin Law and Jack Chen
IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS) 20-22 October
doi.org/10.1109/SiPS50750.2020.9195253

Experimental Investigation of Deep Learning for Digital Signal Processing in Short Reach Optical Fiber Communications
Boris Karanov, Mathieu Chagnon, Vahid Aref, Filipe Ferreira, Domanic Lavery, Polina Bayvel and Laurent Schmalen
IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS) 20-22 October
doi.org/10.1109/SiPS50750.2020.9195215

Optical  fiber  communication systems based on end-to-end deep learning
Boris Karanov, Mathieu Chagnon, Vahid Aref, Domaniç Lavery, Polina Bayvel and Laurent Schmalen
IEEE PhotonicConference (IPC) 28 September - 1 October 
doi.org/10.1109/IPC47351.2020.9252544

Design Principles for Fibre-Wireless Integration in the Mobile Communication Networks
Morteza  
Kamalian-Kopae, Mikhail E. Belkin and Sergei K. Turitsyn
International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 19-23 July
doi.org/10.1109/ICTON51198.2020.9203068

Challenges in Modelling Optical Fibres for Spatial Division Multiplexing
Filipe Ferreira, Eric Sillekens, Robert Killey and Polina Bayvel
IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals, 13-15 July 
doi.org/10.1109/SUM48678.2020.9161053

Dual Frequency Comb Photonic Analog to Digital Conversion
Callum Deakin, Temitope Odedeyi and Zhixin Liu
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EEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals, 13-15 July
doi.org/10.1109/SUM48678.2020.9161029

Extending Phase Noise Tolerance in UDWDM Access Networks
Hubert Dzieciol, Eric Sillekens and Domaniç Lavery

IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals Meeting Series, 13-15 July
doi.org/10.1109/SUM48678.2020.9161042

Characterisation of thermal crosstalk-induced wavelength shift in monolithic InP dual DFB lasers PIC
Mu-Chieh Lo, Zichuan Zhou, Shujie Pan, Guillermo Carpintero and Zhixin Liu
SPIE Photonics Europe, 6-10 April 
doi.org/10.1117/12.2570618

Linear and Nonlinear Features of Few-mode Fibers with Partial Coupling among Groups of Quasi-degenerate Modes
Filipe M. Ferreira
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March 
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.M3B.4

Candidate Technologies for Ultra-wideband Nonlinear Optical Fibre Transmission System
Lidia Galdino, Daniel Semrau and Polina Bayvel
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March 
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.W3E.2

Scaling PULSE Data Center Network Architecture and Scheduling Optical Circuits in Sub-Microseconds
Joshua L. Benjamin and Georgios Zervas
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March 
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.W1F.3

Demonstrating Optically Interconnected Remote Serial and Parallel Memory in Disaggregated Data Centers
Vaibhawa Mishra, Joshua L Benjamin and Georgios Zervas
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.T3K.1

Artificial Neural Network-Based Compensation for Transceiver Nonlinearity in Probabilistic Shaping Systems
Tu T. Nguyen, Tingting Zhang, Mahmood Abu-Romoh and Andrew Ellis
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.W2A.44

Amplifier Considerations in ROADM–free Space–Switched Nonlinear Optical Links
R.J. Vincent, D.J. Ives and Seb J. Savory
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.W2A.49

A Transition Metric in Polar Co-ordinates for MLSE of a Complex Modulated DML
Marti Sales-Llopis and Seb J. Savory
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.M3J.6

Extreme Values in Optical Fiber Communication Systems
Seb J. Savory
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.Th1I.4

0.596 Pb/s S, C, L-Band Transmission in a 125μm Diameter 4-Core  Fiber  using a Single Wideband Comb Source
Benjamin J. Puttnam, Ruben S. Luís, Georg Rademacher, Lidia Galdino, Domaniç Lavery, Tobias A. Eriksson, Yoshinari Awaji, Hideaki Furukawa, Polina Bayvel and Naoya Wada
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.Th3H.5

Concept and Experimental Demonstration of Optical IM/DD End-to-End System Optimization using a Generative Model
Boris Karanov, Mathieu Chagnon, Vahid Aref, Domaniç Lavery, Polina Bayvel and Laurent Schmalen
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 8-12 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2020.Th2A.48


2019

Correcting the Chromatic Dispersion of a Fronthaul  Fiber  Link in  Millimeter-Wave Radio -over-Fiber Networks
Tatiana N. Bakhvalova, Mikhail E. Belkin, Morteza Kamalian-Kopae and Sergei K. Turitsyn
Telecommunications Forum (TELFOR)  26-27 November

doi.org/10.1109/TELFOR48224.2019.8971229

Machine Learning  for performance improvement of periodic NFT-based communication system
Oleksandr Kotlyar, Morteza Kamalian-Kopae, Jaroslaw Prilepsky, Maryna Pankratova and Sergei Turitsyn
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September 2019
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.1089

Self-suppression of signal-signal beating interference using a split-carrier transmitter
Thomas Gerard, Zhixin Liu, Lidia Galdino, Polina Bayvel and Domaniç Lavery
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September 
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.1012

Multieigenvalue communication paired with b-modulation
Anastasiia Vasylchenkova, Jaroslaw E Prylepsky, Nikolai B Chichkov and Sergei K Turitsyn
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.0942

Low thermal sensitivity hollow core fibre for optically-switched data centre applications
Kari A Clark1, Yong Chen, Eric R Numkam Fokoua, Tom Bradley, Francesco Poletti, David J. Richardson, Polina Bayvel, Radan Slavik and Zhixin Liu
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.0931

PULSE: Scalable sub-μs WDM-TDM Circuit Switched Data Center Network
Joshua L. Benjamin, Thomas Gerard, Polina Bayvel and Georgios Zervas
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September 
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.0934

Increasing achievable information rates with pilot-based DSP in standard intradyne detection 
Yuta Wakayama, Eric Sillekens, Lidia Galdino, Domaniç Lavery, Robert I. Killey and Polina Bayvel
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September 
oi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.0888

Modulation Format Dependent, Closed-Form Formula for Estimating Nonlinear Interference in S+C+L Band Systems 
Daniel Semrau, Lidia Galdino, Eric Sillekens, Domaniç Lavery, Robert I. Killey and Polina Bayvel
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September 
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.0892

Optical injection-locked high-speed heterogeneous quantum-dot microring lasers
Di Liang, Zhixin Liu, Antoine Descos, Sudharsanan Srinivasan, Zhihong Huang, Geza Kurczveil and Raymond G. Beausoleil
European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 22-26 September
doi.org/10.1049/cp.2019.1007

Nonlinearity Compensation Techniques Using Machine Learning
Stylianos Sygletos, Alexey Redyuk and Oleg Sidelnikov
OSA Advanced Photonics Congress (AP) 
29 July - 1 August 
doi.org/10.1364/SPPCOM.2019.SpT2E.2

Candidate Technologies for High-Capacity Communication Systems
Lidia Galdino, Daniel Semrau and Polina Bayvel
OSA Advanced Photonics Congress (AP) 29 July - 1 August 
doi.org/10.1364/NETWORKS.2019.NeT3D.1

Overview and Comparison of Nonlinear Interference Modelling Approaches in Ultra-Wideband Optical Transmission Systems
Daniel Semrau, Robert I. Killey and Polina Bayvel
International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 9-13 July 
doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2019.8840307

PULSE: Sub-microsecond Optical Circuit Switched Data Center Network
Georgios Zervas and Joshua L Benjamin
OptoElectronics and Communications Conference (OECC) / International Conference on Potonics in Switching and Computing (PSC) 7-11 July 
doi.org/10.23919/PS.2019.8817674

Artificial Neural Network-Based Equaliser in the Nonlinear Fourier Domain for Fibre-Optic Communication Applications
Morteza Kamalian-Kopae, A. Vasylchenkova, O. Kotlyar, M. Pankratova, J. Prilepsky and S. Turitsyn
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC) 23-27 June

doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2019.8871832

A Compressed Sensing Approach to Fibre Bragg Interrogation
Srikanth Sugavanam, Adenowo A. Gbadebo, Morteza Kamalian-Kopae and Angshul Majumdar
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC)
 23-27 June
doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2019.8871432

Combining the Discrete NFT Spectrum with B-Modulation for High-Efficiency Optical Transmission
Anastasiia Vasylchenkova, Jaroslaw E. Prilepsky, Nikolay B. Chichkov and Sergei K. Turitsyn
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO/Europe-EQEC) 23-27 June
doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE-EQEC.2019.8872342

 

 

Nonlinear Communication Technologies - PPT
Sergei Turitsyn, Aston University, at 23rd Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling, 13-16 May 2019 [Invited]

Nonlinear Techniques for Analysis of Nonlinear Photonic Systems
Sergei Turitsyn, Aston University, at Tampere University Workshop, 23-25 April 2019

Nonlinear World of Commercial Photonic Systems
Sergei Turitsyn, Aston University, at National Nanotechnology Research Center (UNAM) Colloquium at Bilkent University, 12 April 2019

Nonlinear Fourier Transform in Photonics 
Sergei Turitsyn, Aston University, at Novel Concepts in Photonics Research, 10-15 Febraury 2019 [Invited]

Coherent ONU Designs for 50 Gb/s/λ PON 
M. S. Erkılınc, D. Lavery, P. Bayvel, R. I. Killey, S. J. Savory and C. Schubert,
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 3-7 March
doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2019.Th3F.5

Technical tutorial: Optical Injection Locking: from principles to applications
Zhixin Liu, University College London at OFC 2019 - REVIEW 

Technical workshop: Optical Experiments and Testing: With or without FEC?
Domaniç Lavery, University College London, UK, Seb Savory, University of Cambridge, UK at OFC 2019

Experimental Investigation of Static and Dynamic Crosstalk in Trench-Assisted Multi-Core Fibre 
H. Yuan, A. Saljoghei, T. Hayashi, T. Nakanishi, E. Sillekens, L. Galdino, P. Bayvel, Z. Liu, and G. Zervas, "Experimental Investigation of Static and Dynamic Crosstalk in Trench-Assisted Multi-Core Fiber," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper W4C.2.74.38 Tb/s Transmission Over 6300 km Single Mode Fiber with Hybrid EDFA/Raman Amplifiers 

74.38 Tb/s Transmission Over 6300 km Single Mode Fiber with Hybrid EDFA/Raman Amplifiers, M. Ionescu, D. Lavery, A. Edwards, E. Sillekens, L. Galdino, D. Semrau, R. I. Killey, W. Pelouch, S. Barnes, and P. Bayvel, in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper Tu3F.3.

Low-Complexity Self-coherent Transceivers for Metro, Access and Inter-Data Center Applications 
R. I. Killey, M. S. Erkılınç, W. Yi, and P. Bayvel, "Low Complexity Self-coherent Transceivers for Metro, Access and Inter-datacenter Applications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper Tu2B.5.

A Comparison of Impairment Abstractions by Multiple Users of an Installed Fiber Infrastructure 
D. J. Ives, S. Yan, L. Galdino, D. J. Elson, F. J. Vaquero-Caballero, G. Saavedra, R. Wang, D. Lavery, R. Nejabati, P. Bayvel, D. Simeonidou, and S. J. Savory, "A Comparison of Impairment Abstractions by Multiple Users of an Installed Fiber Infrastructure," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper M4J.4.

Nonlinear Fourier Transform for Nonlinear Fibre Channels 
S. K. Turitsyn, "Nonlinear Fourier Transform for Nonlinear Fibre Channels," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper M3E.1.

Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Multi Core Fibre Transmission Links based on Silicon Photonic Transceivers
A. Ottino, A. Saljoghei, T. Hayashi, T. Nakanishi, C. Kochis, P. De Dobbelaere, and G. Zervas, "Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Multi Core Fibre Transmission Links based on Silicon Photonic Transceivers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2019), paper Tu2I.5.


2018

Sub-Nanosecond Clock and Data Recovery in an Optically-Switched Data Centre Network
Clark, K; Ballani, H; Bayvel, P; Cletheroe, D; Gerard, T; Haller, I; Jozwik, K; Shi, K; Thomsen, B; Watts, P; Williams, H; Zervas, G; Costa, P; Liu, Z; - view fewer (2018) Sub-Nanosecond Clock and Data Recovery in an Optically-Switched Data Centre Network. In: Proceedings of the 44th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2018). IEEE: Rome, Italy. (In press).

Experimental demonstration of a dispersion tolerant end-to-end deep learning-based IM-DD transmission system
Chagnon, M; Karanov, BP; Schmalen, L; (2018) Experimental demonstration of dispersion tolerant end-to-end deep learning-based IM-DD transmission system. In: (Proceedings) ECOC 2018, 44th European Conference on Optical Communication, 23-27 September 2018, Rome, Italy. IEEE (In press).        

Nonlinearity Mitigation in the Presence of Intercore-Crosstalk
Elson, DJ; Puttnam, B; Luis, R; Rademacher, G; Sillekens, E; Galdino, L; Lavery, D; ... Bayvel, P; + view all (2018)Nonlinearity Mitigation in the Presence of Intercore-Crosstalk. In: (Proceedings) ECOC 2018, 44th European Conference on Optical Communication, 23-27 September 2018, Rome, Italy. (In press).         

Experimental Realisation of Single-carrier Alamouti-coded QPSK Using Frequency-Diverse Dual-Polarisation RF Pilot Tones
Erkilinc, MS; Lavery, DJP; Zhou, X; Le, Y; Feng, Z; Bayvel, P; Killey, RI; (2018) Experimental Realisation of Single-carrier Alamouti-coded QPSK Using Frequency-Diverse Dual-Polarisation RF Pilot Tones. In: (Proceedings) European Conference on Optical Communications. IEEE (In press).          

A Low-Loss Split-Carrier Transceiver Architecture for Intra-Datacentre Communications
Gerard, TMH; Erkilinc, MS; Liu, Z; Thomsen, B; Bayvel, P; Lavery, DJP; (2018) A Low-Loss Split-Carrier Transmitter Architecture for Intra-Datacentre Communications. In: 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC).IEEE        

Spectral Broadening of Gaussian Process in Optical Fibre and Implication on the Spectral Efficiency
Yangzhang, X; Aref, V; Lavery, DJP; Bayvel, P; (2018) Spectral Broadening of Gaussian Process in Optical Fibre and Implication on the Spectral Efficiency. In: 2018 (Proceedings) European Conference on Optical Communications. IEEE (In press). 

Bidirectional Symmetric 25G Coherent ONU Using a Single Laser, Single-ended PIN and a 2-bit ADC
Erkilinc, MS; Lavery, DJP; Killey, RI; Bayvel, P; Liu, Z; Gerard, T; (2018) Bidirectional Symmetric 25G Coherent ONU Using a Single Laser, Single-ended PIN and a 2-bit ADC. In: (Proceedings) European Conference on Optical Communications. IEEE (In press).         

Parallel Distributed Schedulers for Scalable Photonic Integrated Packet Switching
Andreades, P; Zervas, G; (2019) Parallel Distributed Schedulers for Scalable Photonic Integrated Packet Switching. In: Proceedings of IEEE Photonics in Switching and Computing 2018. IEEE: Limassol, Cyprus. (In press)

Parallel Star-coupler OCS Architectures using Distributed Hardware Schedulers
Benjamin, J; Zervas, G; (2019) Parallel Star-coupler OCS Architectures using Distributed Hardware Schedulers. In: Proceedings of IEEE Photonics in Switching and Computing 2018. IEEE: Limassol, Cyprus. (In press).

Rate-adaptive coded modulation with geometrically-shaped constellations
Chen, B., Lei, Y., Lavery, D., Okonkwo, C., & Alvarado, A. (2018). Rate-adaptive coded modulation with geometrically-shaped constellations. In 2018 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACP 2018 [8595918] Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). DOI: 10.1109/ACP.2018.8595918

Unsupervised and supervised machine learning for performance improvement of NFT optical transmission
Kotlyar, Oleksandr, Pankratova, Maryna, Kamalian Kopae, Morteza, Vasylchenkova, Anastasiia, Prilepsky, Jaroslaw E. and Turitsyn, Sergei K. (2018). Unsupervised and supervised machine learning for performance improvement of NFT optical transmission. IN: IEEE British and Irish Conference on Optics and Photonics (BICOP).