Research Topics of Submarine and Core Systems Group

Cross Layer Optimization

Integrated analysis of communication networks from the IP layer to the physical (optical) layer offers a multitude of advantages over analysis of each separate layer.

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High-Capacity Optical Transport Networks

Beyond 100G
In the core part of the network, the current challenge is to increase the transported data capacity per wavelength channel to over 100 Gbit/s (Beyond 100G).

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Transoceanic Communication Systems

Due to the steadily increasing bandwidth demand on transoceanic communication systems, currently installed fiber-optic undersea links are approaching their capacity limits.

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