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Coherent optical communication for B5G and 6G fronthaul

25 August 2021

Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

Coherent optical communication has made great progress in the past decade, enabling a large capacity increase for long-haul and metro optical networks. As the cost and power consumption of coherent transceiver continuously decreases, its application in mobile fronthaul network is receiving increasing attentions. This webinar will introduce various aspects of coherent technologies in the scenario of B5G and 6G fronthaul, including high speed modulation, energy-efficient implementation of digital signal processing, point-to-multipoint architecture, resource allocation, and so forth.

About Our Speaker: Qunbi Zhuge, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Quinbi Zhuge, HeadshotQunbi Zhuge received the B.S. degree in 2009, from Zhejiang University, China, and the M.E. and Ph.D. degree from McGill University, Canada, in 2012 and 2015, respectively. He joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University as an Associate Professor in 2018. He is also an Adjunct Professor at McGill University since 2014. From 2014 to 2018, he worked at Ciena Corporation in Canada on the development of next generation coherent transmission systems. He has published more than 160 journal and conference papers, and filed 10 US patent applications. He serves as Associate Editor for Optics Express, IEEE Access and Electronics Letters, a subcommittee chair for OFC 2019, and a committee member for OFC 2016~2018. He also serves as chairs and committee members for various other conferences. He is the Chair of OSA Optical Communications Group. His current research interests include optical transmission systems, data center interconnects, elastic optical network, and optical-wireless convergence.


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