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Journal of Lightwave Technology Paper Award for Optical Networks Group

Honours the most influential, highest-cited original papers.

Congratulations to researchers in the Optical Networks Group who have just won a prestigious annual award given by the Journal’s Coordinating Committee to honour the most influential, highest-cited original papers published in the Journal 2-3 years prior to the award.

The paper, which is one of two winning the Journal’s 2015 Paper Award is:

Alvarado, Alex; Agrell, Erik; Lavery, Domanic; Maher, Robert; Bayvel, Polina, "Replacing the Soft-Decision FEC Limit Paradigm in the Design of Optical Communication Systems,"  JLT V33, 4338 (2015)

The award will be presented during the Awards Ceremony at the leading academic conference OFC 2018 which runs from 11-15 March 2018.

Please see http://www.ieee-jlt.org/Awards for further details on the award.

Award image courtesy of IEEE-JLT