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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    1992 …2020

    Research output per year

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    Research Output

    2020

    On the Performance of Digital Back Propagation in Spatial Multiplexing Systems

    Ferreira, F. M., Sygletos, S., Sillekens, E., Killey, R. I., Ellis, A. & Doran, N., 24 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Raman-amplified pump and its use for parametric amplification and phase conjugation

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F. C., Ferreira, F. M. & Doran, N. J., 3 Mar 2020, In : Optical Fiber Technology. 56, 102183.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2019

    Suppression of Nonlinear Crosstalk in a Polarization Insensitive FOPA by Mid-stage Idler Removal

    Gordienko, V., Ferreira, F. M., Ribeiro, V. & Doran, N., 22 Apr 2019, 2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2019 - Proceedings. Optical Society of America, 8697008

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Unwanted Four-Wave Mixing in Fibre Optical Parametric Amplifiers

    Gordienko, V., Al-khateeb, M. A. Z., Ferreira, F. M., Ellis, A. D. & Doran, N. J., 19 Sep 2019, 21st International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2019. IEEE, Vol. 2019-July. 8840198. (2019 21st International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2018

    First Multi-Terabit DWDM Transmission and Inline Amplification using a Black-Box Polarisation-Insensitive Fibre Optical Parametric Amplifier (PI-FOPA)

    Stephens, M. F. & Doran, N. J., 26 Apr 2018, 2017 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Gain Spectrum Shaping Technique for One-Pump Fibre Optical Parametric Amplifier (FOPA)

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F., Ferreira, F. & Doran, N. J., 26 Apr 2018, 2017 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Raman-Generated Pump and Its Use for Parametric Amplification and Phase Conjugation

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F. & Doran, N. J., 15 Nov 2018, 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC). IEEE

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Reduced Crosstalk, Polarization Insensitive Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifier (PI FOPA) for WDM Applications

    Stephens, M. F., Gordienko, V. & Doran, N., 15 Mar 2018, 2018 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exposition, OFC 2018 - Proceedings. Optical Society of America, p. W3D.4 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    The Impact of Zero-Dispersion Wavelength Fluctuations in > 110 nm Fiber Optical Raman+Parametric Amplification

    Ribeiro, V., Gordienko, V., Gaur, C. & Doran, N. J., 14 Nov 2018, 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2018. IEEE, Vol. 2018-September. 8535477

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    2017

    20dB net-gain fiber optical parametric amplification of 18×120Gb/s polarization-multiplexed signals

    Stephens, M. F., Gordienko, V. & Doran, N. J., 23 Mar 2017, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2017. Optical Society of America, paper Th4A.1

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    20 dB net-gain polarization-insensitive fiber optical parametric amplifier with >2 THz bandwidth

    Stephens, M. F. C., Gordienko, V. & Doran, N. J., 1 May 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 9, p. 10597-10609 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Access and metro network convergence for flexible end-to-end network design [invited]

    Ruffini, M., Achouche, M., Arbelaez, A., Bonk, R., di Giglio, A., Doran, N. J., Furdek, M., Jensen, R., Montalvo, J., Parsons, N., Pfeiffer, T., Quesada, L., Raack, C., Rohde, H., Schiano, M., Talli, G., Townsend, P., Wessaly, R., Wosinska, L., Yin, X. & 1 others, Payne, D. B., 1 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Optical Communications and Networking. 9, 6, p. 524-535 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Blind nonlinearity equalization by machine learning based clustering for single- and multi-channel coherent optical OFDM

    Giacoumidis, E., Matin, A., Wei, J., Doran, N. J., Barry, L. P. & Wang, X., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 36, 3, p. 721-727

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Broadband gain-spectrum measurement for fiber optical parametric and Raman amplifiers

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F. C. & Doran, N. J., 15 Aug 2017, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 29, 16, p. 1399-1402 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    In-line and cascaded DWDM transmission using a 15dB net-gain polarization-insensitive fiber optical parametric amplifier

    Stephens, M. F. C., Tan, M., Gordienko, V., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 25 Sep 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 20, p. 24312-24325

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Intra and inter-channel nonlinearity compensation in WDM coherent optical OFDM using artificial neural network based nonlinear equalization

    Giacoumidis, E., Mhatli, S., Wei, J., Le, S. T., Aldaya, I., Stephens, M. F. C., McCarthy, M. E., Ellis, A. D., Doran, N. J. & Eggleton, B., 23 Mar 2017, 2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2017), proceedings. Optical Society of America, 3 p. paper Th2A.62

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Nonlinear inter-subcarrier intermixing reduction in coherent optical OFDM using fast machine learning equalization

    Giacoumidis, E., Wei, J., Mhatli, S., Stephens, M. F., Doran, N. J., Ellis, A. & Eggleton, B., 23 Mar 2017, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2017. Optical Society of America, paper W3J.2

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Novel broadband gain-spectrum measurement technique for Raman and parametric amplifiers

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F., El-taher, A. & Doran, N. J., 23 Mar 2017, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2017. Optical Society of America, W2A.11

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Performance limits in optical communications due to fiber nonlinearity

    Ellis, A. D., McCarthy, M. E., Al-Khateeb, M. A. Z., Sorokina, M. & Doran, N. J., 30 Sep 2017, In : Advances in Optics and Photonics. 9, 3, p. 429-503 75 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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    Reduction of Nonlinear Intersubcarrier Intermixing in Coherent Optical OFDM by a Fast Newton-Based Support Vector Machine Nonlinear Equalizer

    Giacoumidis, E., Mhatli, S., Stephens, M. F. C., Tsokanos, A., Wei, J., McCarthy, M. E., Doran, N. J. & Ellis, A. D., 7 Mar 2017, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 35, 12, p. 2391-2397 7 p., 7874191.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Towards wide-bandwidth ultra-flat FOPAs

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. & Doran, N., 4 Sep 2017, ICTON 2017 - 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. IEEE, 8025079

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Ultra-flat wideband single-pump Raman-enhanced parametric amplification

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F. C., El-Taher, A. E. & Doran, N. J., 6 Mar 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 5, p. 4810-4818 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Unsupervised hierarchical clustering for blind nonlinear equalization in WDM coherent optical OFDM

    Giacoumidis, E., Matin, A., Wei, J., Doran, N. J. & Wang, X., 13 Nov 2017, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2017. Optical Society of America, Vol. Part F83-ACPC 2017.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2016

    4 Tb/s transmission reach enhancement using 10 × 400 Gb/s super-channels and polarization insensitive dual band optical phase conjugation

    Ellis, A. D., Tan, M., Iqbal, M. A., Al-Khateeb, M. A. Z., Gordienko, V., Saavedra Mondaca, G., Fabbri, S., Stephens, M. F. C., McCarthy, M. E., Perentos, A., Phillips, I. D., Lavery, D., Liga, G., Maher, R., Harper, P., Doran, N., Turitsyn, S. K., Sygletos, S. & Bayvel, P., 15 Apr 2016, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 34, 8, p. 1717-1723 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Characterisation of cascaded Raman-assisted fibre optical parametric amplifiers using WDM QPSK signals

    Redyuk, A., Stephens, M. F. C. & Doran, N., 22 Mar 2016, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2016. Optical Society of America, paper M3D.3. (OSA Technical Digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Demonstration of an ultra-flat Raman-enhanced fibre optical parametric amplifier (FOPA) with >110nm gain-bandwidth

    Gordienko, V., Stephens, M. F., Takasaka, S., El-Taher, A. E., Phillips, I. D., Forysiak, W., Sugizaki, R. & Doran, N. J., 5 Dec 2016, ECOC 2016 Düsseldorf : 42nd European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications. Berlin (DE): VDE, p. 1019-1021 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Experimental comparison of artificial neural network and volterra based nonlinear equalization for CO-OFDM

    Giacoumidis, E., Le, S. T., Aldaya, I., Wei, J., McCarthy, M., Doran, N. & Eggleton, B., 22 Mar 2016, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2016. Optical Society of America, paper W3A.4

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    First experimental demonstration of nonlinear inverse synthesis transmission over transoceanic distances

    Le, S. T., Phillips, I. D., Prilepsky, J. E., Harper, P., Doran, N. J., Ellis, A. D. & Turitsyn, S. K., 22 Mar 2016, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2016. Optical Society of America, 3 p. Tu2A.1. (OSA Technical Digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Performance characterisation and limitations of high-gain discrete Raman amplification

    El-Taher, A. E., Stephens, M., Gordienko, V., Forysiak, W., Harper, P. & Doran, N., 16 Dec 2016, CLEO: Science and Innovations 2016. Optical Society of America, paper STu1F.6

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Suppression of WDM four-wave mixing crosstalk in fibre optic parametric amplifier using Raman-assisted pumping

    Redyuk, A., Stephens, M. F. C. & Doran, N. J., 19 Oct 2016, In : Optics Express. 23, 21, 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    2015

    100-Gb/s point-to-point solutions for long-reach passive optical networks in sparse rural and urban areas

    Giacoumidis, E., Talli, G., Suibhne, N. M., Le, S. T., Doran, N. J. & Payne, D. B., 2015, PIERS 2015 Prague: Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, proceedings. Cambridge, MA (US): Electromagnetics Academy, p. 2468-2472 5 p. (PIERS proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Artificial neural network nonlinear equalizer for coherent optical OFDM

    Jarajreh, M. A., Giacoumidis, E., Aldaya, I., Le, S. T., Tsokanos, A., Ghassemlooy, Z. & Doran, N. J., 15 Feb 2015, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 27, 4, p. 387-390 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Decision-directed-free blind phase noise estimation for COOFDM

    Le, S. T., McCarthy, M., Suibhne, N. M., Haigh, P. A., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N., Ellis, A. D. & Turitsyn, S. K., 2015, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2015. Optical Society of America, paper W1E.5. (OSA technical digest (online)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Demonstration of phase-conjugated subcarrier coding for fiber nonlinearity compensation in CO-OFDM transmission

    Le, S. T., McCarthy, M. E., Suibhne, N. M., Al-Khateeb, M. A. Z., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N., Ellis, A. D. & Turitsyn, S. K., 1 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 33, 11, p. 2206-2212 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Digital back propagation in soliton coherent transmission

    Yushko, O., Fedoruk, M., Blow, K., Redyuk, A., Turitsyn, S., Doran, N. & Ellis, A., 9 Nov 2015, 2015 Tyrrhenian International Workshop on Digital Communications, TIWDC 2015. IEEE, p. 20-23 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Enhanced superchannel transmission using phase conjugation

    Ellis, A. D., Phillips, I. D., Tan, M., Stephens, M. F. C., McCarthy, M. E., Al Kahteeb, M. A. Z., Iqbal, M. A., Perentos, A., Fabbri, S., Gordienko, V., Lavery, D., Liga, G., Saavedra, M. G., Maher, R., Sygletos, S., Harper, P., Doran, N. J., Bayvel, P. & Turitsyn, S. K., 2015, European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. IEEE, 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Experimental verification of visible light communications based on multi-band CAP modulation

    Haigh, P. A., Chvojka, P., Zvanovec, S., Ghassemlooy, Z., Le, S. T., Kanesan, T., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N., Papakonstantinou, I. & Darwazeh, I., 2015, Optical Fiber Communication conference 2015. Optical Society of America, paper Tu2G.2. (OSA technical digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Fiber nonlinearity-induced penalty reduction in CO-OFDM by ANN-based nonlinear equalization

    Giacoumidis, E., Le, S. T., Ghanbarisabagh, M., McCarthy, M., Aldaya, I., Mhatli, S., Jarajreh, M. A., Haigh, P. A., Doran, N. J., Ellis, A. D. & Eggleton, B. J., 30 Oct 2015, In : Optics Letters. 40, 21, p. 5113-5116 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fibre optical parametric amplifier incorporating a Raman-pump for reduced four-wave mixing crosstalk

    Stephens, M. F., Phillips, I. D., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 2015, The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2015. Optical Society of America, 1 p. CI_P_5

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Improved WDM performance of a fibre optical parametric amplifier using Raman-assisted pumping

    Stephens, M. F. C., Phillips, I. D., Rosa, P., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 14 Jan 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 2, p. 902-911 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Numerical analysis of artificial neural network and volterra-based nonlinear equalizers for coherent optical OFDM

    Giacoumidis, E., Wei, J., Jarajreh, M. A., Le, S. T., Haigh, P. A., Bohata, J., Perentos, A., Mhatli, S., Ghanbarisabagh, M., Aldaya, I. & Doran, N. J., 2015, PIERS 2015 Prague: Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium, proceedings. Cambridge, MA (US): Electromagnetics Academy, p. 2473-2477 5 p. (PIERS proceedings).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Reach extension of high-capacity LR-PONs in chain configuration of distributed amplifier structure

    Giacoumidis, E., Wei, J., Talli, G., Doran, N. & Payne, D., 2015, Asia Communications and Photonics Conference 2015. Optical Society of America, paper AS3H.5. (OSA Technical Digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    The impact of pump phase-modulation and filtering on WDM signals in a fibre optical parametric amplifier

    Stephens, M. F. C., Redyuk, A., Sygletos, S., Phillips, I., Harper, P., Blow, K. & Doran, N., 2015, Proceedings of Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 22–26 March 2015, Los Angeles, California, United States. Optical Society of America, paper W2A.43. (OSA technical digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2014

    1.14Tb/s DP-QPSK WDM polarization-diverse optical phase conjugation

    Stephens, M. F. C., Tan, M., Phillips, I. D., Sygletos, S., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 19 May 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 10, p. 11840-11848 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    1THz-bandwidth polarization-diverse optical phase conjugation of 10x114Gb/s DP-QPSK WDM signals

    Stephens, M. F., Tan, M., Phillips, I., Sygletos, S., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 2014, Optical Fiber Communication conference 2014. Optical Society of America, W3F.6. (OSA technical digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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    Adaptive time synchronization and frequency offset estimation for CO-OFDM

    Le, S. T., McCarthy, M. E., Giacoumidis, E. & Doran, N. J., 16 Oct 2014, 2014 9th international symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signl Processing, CSNDSP 2014. IEEE, p. 767-770 4 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Analysis of extended range variable gain hybrid Raman-EDFAs in systems using Nyquist-WDM 100/200G PM-QPSK/16QAM

    Forysiak, W., Govan, D., McClean, I., Nayar, B., Olubodun, O. & Doran, N. J., 31 Dec 2014, Optical Fiber Communication conference 2014. Optical Society of America, paper W2A.8. (OSA technical digest).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Challenges of developing non-linear devices to achieve the linear Shannon limit

    McCarthy, M. E., Sygletos, S., MacSuibhne, N., Tan, M., Stephens, M., Phillips, I. D., Harper, P., Doran, N. J. & Ellis, A. D., 31 Dec 2014, ICTON 2014 : 16th international conference on transparent optical networks. Jaworski, M. & Marciniak, M. (eds.). Warsaw (PL): National Institute of Telecommunications, 6 p. Th.B2.2

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Comparison of bit error rate estimation methods for QPSK CO-OFDM transmission

    Le, T. S., McCarthy, M. E., Suibhne, N. M., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N. J., Ellis, A. D. & Blow, K. J., 15 Nov 2014, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 26, 22, p. 2244-2247 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    DISCUS : an end-to-end solution for ubiquitous broadband optical access

    Ruffini, M., Wosinska, L., Achouche, M., Chen, J., Doran, N., Farjady, F., Montalvo, J., Ossieur, P., O'Sullivan, B., Parsons, N., Pfeiffer, T., Qiu, X-Z., Raack, C., Rohde, H., Schiano, M., Townsend, P., Wessäly, R., Yin, X. & Payne, D. B., 28 Feb 2014, In : IEEE Communications Magazine. 52, 2, p. S24-S32 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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