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EPSRC Support by Research Area (Optical Communications) in Theme (Information and Communication Technologies)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio is described by this research area.

Please note: some research areas will appear under multiple themes. There is no unique, absolute, relationship between a research area and a theme.

Grant TitlePrincipal
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A prototype interface between neutral-atom quantum processors and superconducting circuitsHogan, Professor SDUCLPhysics and Astronomy 1,012,857
All-Raman optical amplification for next Generation ultra-wideband Optical Networks (ARGON)Forysiak, Professor WAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 978,033
Electromagnetically Induced Transparency with Rydberg Atoms - Towards an Atomic Radio for Wireless CommunicationsPopoola, Professor WOUniversity of EdinburghSch of Engineering 128,145
EPSRC-SFI:Energy Efficient M Communication using Combs (EEMC)Ellis, Professor ADAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 634,133
Extremely Wideband Optical Fibre Communication SystemsKilley, Professor RIUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 738,958
Future communications hub in all-spectrum connectivityO'Brien, Professor DUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 3,032,580
Green Optical Wireless Communications Facilitated by Photonic Power Harvesting "GreenCom"Haas, Professor HUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 576,959
High Dimensional Wireless Passive Optical Networking for Access Deployment (PON-HD)Lavery, Professor MPJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 730,355
Interferometric and Multiband optical Parametric Amplifiers for Communications (IMPAC)Gordienko, Dr VAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 1,193,138
Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species (LITECS)Lengden, Dr MPUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,813,734
National Dark Fibre FacilitySeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,700,543
OptoCloud: Ultra-fast optically interconnected heterogeneous Data CentersZervas, Professor GUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,120,128
Opto-Spintronic interfaces for next generation quantum networks - (SpinNet)Macedo, Dr RUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 202,326
Self-organized light in multicore optical fibers: a route to scalable high-power lasers and all-optical signal processingGuasoni, Dr MUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 668,181
Silicon-rich silicon nitride Nonlinear Integrated Photonic ciRcuits & Systems (juNIPeRS)Petropoulos, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 1,123,975
Superchannel Transponders for the Big Data EraSygletos, Dr SAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 202,094
Terabit Bidirectional Multi-user Optical Wireless System (TOWS) for 6G LiFiAl-Hashimi, Professor BKings College LondonEngineering 3,692,896
Terahertz frequency devices and systems for ultrahigh capacity wireless communicationsDavies, Professor AGUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 7,097,283
Towards The Quantum Internet: Interconnecting Quantum NetworksJoshi, Dr S KUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 307,445
Transforming networks - building an intelligent optical infrastructure (TRANSNET)Bayvel, Professor PUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 6,105,916

Total Number of Grants: 20
Total Value of Grants: £41,059,678

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).