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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 (£)
Advanced Signal Generation And Detection System For Next-generation Ultra-wideband Communication NetworksBayvel, Professor PUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 989,901
AirGuide PhotonicsPetropoulos, Professor PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 6,160,545
All-Raman optical amplification for next Generation ultra-wideband Optical Networks (ARGON)Forysiak, Professor WAston UniversityCollege of Engineering and Physical Sci 978,033
Composite material hollow core fibres for active photonicsSazio, Dr PUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) 782,767
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
Future Communications: People, Power and PerformanaceBull, Professor DUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 2,216,772
Green Optical Wireless Communications Facilitated by Photonic Power Harvesting "GreenCom"Haas, Professor HUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 731,757
High Dimensional Wireless Passive Optical Networking for Access Deployment (PON-HD)Lavery, Professor MPJUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 730,355
Laser Imaging of Turbine Engine Combustion Species (LITECS)Johnstone, Professor WUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 5,813,734
National Dark Fibre FacilitySeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,900,552
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 LiFiElmirghani, Professor JKings 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
Transforming networks - building an intelligent optical infrastructure (TRANSNET)Bayvel, Professor PUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 6,105,916

Total Number of Grants: 21
Total Value of Grants: £48,051,029

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