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ONG head Prof. Polina Bayvel elected fellow of the Royal Society

The head of the ONG group and director of the EPSRC-funded UNLOC programme will become an elected fellow of the Royal Society at a formal ceremony in July.

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Prestigious RAEng Fellowship awarded to UNLOC researcher

Domanic Lavery, a senior research associate with UNLOC has been awarded a 5-year Research Fellowship from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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ONG members will lead a masterclass at the SubOptic 2016 conference

ONG researchers are invited to lead a masterclass on extending the capacity and reach of transoceanic optical communication systems at the SubOptic 2016 conference taking place between April 18-22 in Dubai.

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ONG at the largest conference on optical fibre communications

Members of the Optical Networks Group are heading to the largest conference on optical fibre communications taking place next week in the USA to present latest research results and share their leading expertise in nonlinear fibre systems with the global telecommunications community.

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Prof Bayvel, head of ONG invited to strengthen links between science and policymakers

UNLOC director, Prof. Polina Bayvel joined a selection of recognised scientists and engineering at the RISE Connect event organised by the EPSRC.

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Technique from the 70s may hold the key to expand optical communications capacity

Researchers from Aston University and the Optical Networks Group in University College London working on the UNLOC project confirmed experimentally that a laser-based technique first proposed in the 70s can be successfully applied in long distance fibre communications systems to significantly increase their capacity and reach.

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New hardware to expand fast fibre-to-the-home

The cost of deploying fast fibre connections straight to homes could be dramatically reduced by new hardware designed and tested by UCL researchers.

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Record for fastest data rate set

new record for the fastest ever data rate for digital information has been set by UCL researchers in the Optical Networks Group. They achieved a rate of 1.125 Tb/s as part of research on the capacity limits of optical transmission systems, designed to address the growing demand for fast data rates.

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Alex Alvarado invited to the editorial board of IEEE TCOM

Senior research associate in the ONG, Alex Alvarado joined the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Communications.

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New academic home for Prof. Seb Savory

Prof. Seb Savory joins Churchill College in Cambridge University after 10 wonderful years with the Optical Networks Group

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Prof. Polina Bayvel, head of ONG named among top ten women in communications/networking we should all know

Polina Bayvel was selected among "10 women in networking/communications that we should know" for her research contributions in the field of optical networks.

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ONG member presenting in a workshop at the Asia Communications and Photonics Conference

ONG research fellow Tianhua Xu who is currently working for the UNLOC project was invited to present at a workshop during the Asia Communications and Photonics Conference in Hong Kong

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ECOC Best Student Paper Award - Runner Up Prize for Sezer Erkilinc

ONG research student Sezer Erkilinc was awarded the runner-up prize for Best Student Paper at ECOC 2015.

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Paper Ranked 23rd in IEEE Xplore's Most Popular Articles

An paper published in the Journal of Lightwave Technology by ONG members working on the UNLOC project has been ranked 23rd in the most frequently downloaded articles during July on the IEEE Xplore website.

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IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship for Sezer Erkilinc

ONG research student Sezer Erkilinc has been awarded 2015 IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship.

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ONG Team Win RAE Colin Campbell Mitchell Award

Six members of the Optical Networks Group have been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering's Colin Campbell Mitchell Award.

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Senior Membership of IEEE for Dr Robert Maher

ONG researcher Dr Robert Maher has recently become a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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ONG Research to Feature at "On Light" Festival

The Optical Networks Group will be bringing its research to the general public over the bank holiday weekend, showcasing a variety of hands-on demonstrations as part of the On Light festival.

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