2nd Towards THz Communications Workshop

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Event completed!

It was an extremely successful workshop, and discussions are already underway for the Third Towards THz Comms Workshop in 2020!

The ICT-09-2017 Cluster hosted the 2nd Towards THz Communications Workshop with the support of the EC.

THU 07-Mar-2019
Albert Borschette Congress Centre (CCAB)
Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels, Belgium

Agenda and info flyer
(updated 04-Mar-2019)

Plenary Session: Toward THz Communications
Introduction to the ICT-09-2017 Cluster
Dr. Alan Davy; Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland

EC perspective on the challenges of THz communications
European Commission

TERAFLAG-A catalyst for THz communications in Europe
Dr.-Ing Yaning Zou; TU Dresden, Germany

Recent Japanese developments on THz communications
Prof. Tadao Nagatsuma; Osaka University, Japan

Terahertz wireless communications: a photonics perspective
Prof. Daniel Mittleman; Brown University, USA

Session 1: THz Communication Electronic and Photonic Components and Systems
Photonic approaches to THz communications [Invited]
Prof. Guillaume Ducournau; University of Lille, France

ULTRAWAVE – Technology for D-band Point to multipoint distribution
Prof. Claudio Paoloni; University of Lancaster, UK

DREAM – D-band Radio solution Enabling up to 100 Gbps reconfigurable Approach for Meshed beyond 5G networks
Dr. Vladimir Ermolov; VTT, Finland

TERAPOD – Terahertz-based ultra-high bandwidth wireless access networks
Prof. Cyril Renaud; University College London, UK

THz micromachining – enabling the large-scale exploitation of the THz frequency spectrum? [Invited]
Prof. Joachim Oberhammer; KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

Session 2: THz Communication Networks, Protocols and Architectures and User Cases
Opening the THz-spectrum for communication for 5G and beyond [Invited]
Dr. Wolfgang Templ; Nokia Bell Labs, Germany

Dr. Yinggang Li; Ericsson, Sweden

Session 3: THz Communication Spectrum and Physical Layer
Standards aspects of THz communications [Invited]
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kürner; TU Braunschweig, Germany

WORTECS – Wireless Optical/Radio TErabit CommunicationS
Mr. Olivier Bouchet; Orange, France

End user perspective on THz communication spectrum and physical layer [Invited]
Dr. Petr Jurčík; Deutsche Telekom, Czech Republic