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Read about the UNLOC programme's latest achievements

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ONG welcomes Dr Zhixin Liu

ONG welcomes Dr Zhixin Liu

Zhixin joins as a Lecturer in the UCL Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering

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New £400M fund for digital infrastructure investment

New £400M fund for digital infrastructure investment

Researchers from UCL-led UNLOC programme give initial reactions to 2016 Autumn statement

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UCL ONG benefits from the latest technology to increase bandwidth

UCL ONG benefits from the latest technology to increase bandwidth

The UCL Optical Networks Group (ONG) has further improved its lab capabilities by investing in the most advanced technology.

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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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