Projects of Submarine and Core Systems Group

Current projects



In the project “KoNet”, the Fraunhofer Institutes HHI, IAF, ESK and FIT are working together to develop key technologies for future heterogeneous, convergent networks.

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In the project OptiCON, it is investigated how the capacity of the existing fiber infrastructure can be increased cost-efficiently by factor of 5 when using all available transmission bands.

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Within the SENDATE Secure-DCI project, an architecture for next-generation distrib-uted data centers based on optical tech-nologies in conjunction with virtualized network functions and software defined network orchestration ...

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SPEED - Silicon Photonics Enabling Exascale Data Networks

Optical transceivers specially developed for the data center area will be used in high quantities in the future.

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TERRANOVA envisions to extend the fibre-optic systems’ Quality of Experience to wireless links by exploiting frequencies above 275 GHz.

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