Terahertz Based Ultra High Bandwidth Wireless Access Networks

This project has received funding from Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, under grant agreement No. 761579.

TERAPOD Final Workshop announced!!
The project final workshop and demo will take place on WED 26-May-2021. Save the date! Workshop registration is already open and agenda is coming soon.

3TTCW registration open!!!
The B5G Cluster is pleased to announce the registration is open for the 3rd Towards THz Communications Workshop (3TTCW).
12 Mar-2021; online
More info will be posted on this website soon!

Project objective

The saturation of wireless spectrum access is leading to innovations in areas such as spectrum resource usage. It is widely thought however that the low hanging fruits of innovation for wireless communication are all but exploited with only marginal gains possible. For a real step change towards the coveted 1 Tbps wireless transmission, new areas of the spectrum must be utilized. Recent breakthroughs in terahertz systems are overturning the “terahertz gap” stigma associated with the previously difficult to access spectrum. With the emergence of viable THz communications systems on the horizon, it is crucial to develop a technology roadmap for THz communication for beyond the 5G timeframe.

The aim of TERAPOD is to investigate and demonstrate the feasibility of ultra high bandwidth wireless access networks operating in the Terahertz band. The project will focus on end to end demonstration of the THz wireless link within a Data Centre Proof of Concept deployment, while also investigating other use cases applicable to beyond 5G such as wireless personal area networks, wireless local area networks and high bandwidth broadcasting. The project seeks to bring THz communication a leap closer to industry uptake through leveraging recent advances in THz components, a thorough measurement and characterization study of components and devices, coupled with specification and validation of higher layer communication protocol specification.

TERAPOD kickoff meeting

In the meantime if you have questions on the project, please contact:
Bruce Napier: bruce@vividcomponents.co.uk


The TERAPOD consortium at the kick-off meeting (WIT, Sep-2017)

Latest News

ITU J-FET Special Issue on THz comms
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TERAPOD final workshop announced
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3TTCW registration open
The B5G Cluster is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 3rd Towards THz Communications Workshop (online; 12-Mar-2021). The preliminar...
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Events

4th IEEE International Workshop on THz Communications
This workshop will be held in conjunction with the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) in Montreal, Canada. Topics include but are n...
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TERAPOD Final Workshop
The TERAPOD final workshop will be held on WED 26-May-2021! Unfortunately due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, it will be an online event. However, it...
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EUCAP 2021
TERAPOD will share a virtual booth with the ThoR H2020 and the German METERACOM projects. Jointly the projects have also applied for a workshop on THz...
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