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On January 6th, 2020, Dr. Bin CHEN [陈斌] of Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and Hefei University of Technology [合肥工业大学] gave hold research talk Multidimensional Modulation Formats for High Speed Optical Communications [面向高速光通信的多维度调制技术] at 15:30 in our meeting room 920 in our office building 53 [合肥学院53 栋920]. Today, the internet is a vital part of the infrastructure and subject to an ever-rising demand for bandwidth, much of which is routed through optical-fiber based connections. In his highly interesting talk, Dr. Chen discussed the limits of this technology and how we can push them further. If our national and international network connectivity can keep growing and improving in the future, one of the reasons may well be the work of Dr. Chen, which won two best paper awards. Thanks for this great talk!

1. Abstract

Optical fibers underpin our global information society and its use in data communication has experienced an astonishing evolution over the past four decades. Currently deployed commercial systems based on single-mode fibers can transmit data rates in excess of 10 Tb/s per fiber. The continuation of this dramatic growth in throughput has become constrained due to a power dependent nonlinear distortion arising from a phenomenon known as the Kerr effect. In this talk, we will introduce some efficient approaches to support flexible optical transmission links (flexible modulation formats, achieving different transmission rates to support different transmission reach). Multidimensional Modulation Formats for High Speed Optical Communications

2. Short Bio (English)

Dr. Bin Chen [陈斌博士]  (S'13–M'17) was born in Hefei, China, in 1989. He received the B.Sc. degree in electronic information science and technology from the Hefei University of Technology [合肥工业大学], Hefei, in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in electronics and communications engineering from University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, in 2015. Since 2016, he has been a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Signal Processing Systems Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, where he has also been a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Electro-Optical Communication Systems Group since 2017. He also serves as a Lecturer with the Hefei University of Technology. His current research interests include developing practical and novel schemes for communication systems relates to optical fiber communications, cooperative communications, information theory, channel coding, coded modulation, network coding, and signal processing. Dr. Chen was the recipient of doctoral funding from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) [国家留学基金管理委员会] and the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).

3. Short Bio (Chinese)

陈斌,合肥工业大学计算机与信息学院讲师,硕士生导师。2015 年获得 爱尔兰都柏林大学博士学位,2016-2019 年在荷兰埃因霍温理工大学担任博士 后研究员/访问学者。主要从事信号处理、通信系统、信息论等方面的研究,研 究成果发表在《IEEE Transactions on Communications》、《IEEE Internet of Things Journal》、《OSA/IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology》等国际著名 SCI 学术期刊。已发表论文40 余篇,SCI 期刊论文17 篇;主持国家自然科学基 金1 项,获得留学回国人员创新创业扶持计划资助1 项,参与欧盟科研项目5 项。

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