Organization profile

Organisation profile

New services such as broadband to every home streaming video and films on demand will dramatically increase the bandwidth required in our data and telecommunications networks. Optical fibre communications forms the backbone of all land based communications and as the bandwidth increases we require faster devices, switches and new systems concepts. Bristol research is contributing to this ever increasing requirement for bandwidth and flexibility through research into optical switch technology, wavelength conversion, high speed modulation, data regeneration and novel semiconductor lasers. We have the capability of testing systems at modulation speeds up to 40 Gb/s and with methods of aggregating channels to achieve throughput in excess of 1Tb/s over single fibres.

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    Research Output

    Open Access
  • 22 Downloads (Pure)

    5GUK Exchange: Towards Sustainable End-to-End Multi-Domain Orchestration of Softwarized 5G Networks

    Uniyal, N., Muqaddas, A. S., Gkounis, D., Bravalheri, A., Moazzeni, S., Sardis, F., Dohler, M., Nejabati, R. & Simeonidou, D., 4 Sep 2020, In : Computer Networks. 178, 11 p., 107297.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Analysis of Avalanche Signal Recovery in Sinewave Gated High Speed Single Photon Detectors

    Gebremicael, K. N. & Rarity, J. G., 30 Mar 2020, 2020 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS). p. 341-343 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

    Open Access
  • Projects

    Student theses

    Analysis of Optoelectronic Device for QKD applications

    Author: Linares Vallejo, E., 23 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Rarity, J. (Supervisor) & Dahnoun, N. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)


    Designing efficient single-photon sources for quantum information application

    Author: Ho, Y. D., 2007

    Supervisor: Rarity, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Developing indistinguishable heralded single-photon sources in silicon photonics

    Author: Faruque, I., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Thompson, M. (Supervisor) & Rarity, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)



    Elected to Photonics 21 (EU Technology Platform)

    Simeonidou, Dimitra (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Election to learned society

    IET Young Researcher Award

    Thompson, Mark G (Recipient), Sep 2013

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants


    QKD Program Sandia AB Meeting

    Jeremy L O'Brien (Participant)

    9 Sep 201510 Sep 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    New Scientist University on the Quantum World

    Jeremy L O'Brien (Speaker)

    21 Feb 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic talk, debate, discussion

    Meet the Hubs at the BT Research & Innovation Cluster

    John Rarity (Participant)

    15 Oct 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference