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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    1992 …2020

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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

    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

    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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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Dual-polarization multi-band OFDM signals for next generation core networks

    Giacoumidis, E., Le, T. S., Phillips, I. D., Ellis, A. D. & Doran, N. J., 31 Dec 2014, 2014 9th international symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signl Processing, CSNDSP 2014. IEEE, p. 34-39 6 p.

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

    Exceeding the nonlinear-shannon limit using Raman laser based amplification and optical phase conjugation

    Phillips, I., Tan, M., Stephens, M. F., McCarthy, M., Giacoumidis, E., Sygletos, S., Rosa, P., Fabbri, S., Le, S. T., Kanesan, T., Turitsyn, S. K., Doran, N. J., Harper, P. & Ellis, A. D., 2014, Optical Fiber Communication conference 2014. Optical Society of America, M3C.1. (OSA technical digest).

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

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    Experimental demonstration of data-dependent pilot-aided phase noise estimation for CO-OFDM

    Le, S. T., Kanesan, T., McCarthy, M., Giakoumidis, E., Phillips, I., Stephens, M. F., Tan, M., Doran, N. J., Ellis, A. D. & Turitsyn, S. K., 2014, Optical Fiber Communication conference 2014. Optical Society of America, Tu3G. (OSA Technical Digest).

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

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    Fibre impairment compensation using artificial neural network equalizer for high-capacity coherent optical OFDM signals

    Jarajreh, M. A., Rajbhandari, S., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N. J. & Ghassemlooy, Z., 31 Dec 2014, 2014 9th international symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signl Processing, CSNDSP 2014. IEEE, p. 1112-1117 6 p.

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

    Multichannel regeneration of dual quadrature signals

    Sygletos, S., McCarthy, M. E., Fabbri, S. J., Sorokina, M., Stephens, M. F. C., Phillips, I. D., Giacoumidis, E., MacSuibhne, N., Harper, P., Doran, N. J., Turitsyn, S. K. & Ellis, A. D., 31 Dec 2014, European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. IEEE, 3 p. P.3.13

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

    Phase-conjugated subcarrier coding for fibre nonlinearity mitigation in CO-OFDM transmission

    Le, S. T., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N., Ellis, A. D. & Turitsyn, S. K., 2014, European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. IEEE, 3 p. We.3.3.2

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

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    Towards the distributed core for ubiquitous superfast broadband optical access

    di Giglio, A., Schiano, M., Ruffini, M., Payne, D., Doran, N., Achouche, M., Jensen, R., O'Sullivan, B., Pfeiffer, T., Bonk, R., Rohde, H., Talli, G., Yin, X., Wessäly, R., Wosinska, L. & Montalvo, J., 31 Dec 2014, EuCNC : European Conference on Networks and Communications. IEEE, 5 p.

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

    2013

    Are few-mode fibres a practical solution to the capacity crunch?

    Ellis, A. & Doran, N., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 4 p. Tu.C2.1. (IEEE conference publications).

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

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    Cost-effective broadband GaAs IQ modulator array for long-reach OFDM-PONs

    Stampoulidis, L., Giacoumidis, E., O'Keefe, M. F., Aldaya, I., Walker, R. G., Zhou, Y., Cameron, N., Kehayas, E., Tsokanos, A., Tomkos, I., Doran, N. J. & Zimmermann, L., 2013, 39th European Conference and exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2013). Red Hook, NY (US): IET, p. 399-401 3 p. (IET conference publications; vol. 622).

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

    Cost-reduction using non-uniform traffic in optical networks

    Farjady, F. & Doran, N. J., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 4 p. Tu.P.1. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    DISCUS : end-to-end network design for ubiquitous high speed broadband services

    Ruffini, M., Doran, N., Achouche, M., Parsons, N., Pfeiffer, T., Yin, X., Rohde, H., Schiano, M., Ossieur, P., O'Sullivan, B., Wessäly, R., Wosinska, L., Montalvo, J. & Payne, D. B., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 5 p. We.B3.1. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    Impact of reduced complexity inverse Volterra series transfer function-based nonlinear equalizer in coherent OFDM systems for next-generation core networks

    Giacoumidis, E., Aldaya, I., Vgenopoulou, V., Doran, N. J. & Jaouën, Y., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 4 p. We.C1.2. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    Novel cost-effective PON-to-mm-wave RoF photonic bridge for multigigabit access networks

    Aldaya, I., Campuzano, G., Gosset, C., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N. J., Mikroulis, S. & Castañón, G., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 4 p. Th.B3.5. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    Optical link design for minimum power consumption and maximum capacity

    Doran, N. J. & Ellis, A. D., 2013, 39th European Conference and exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2013). IET, p. 1068-1070 3 p. (IET conference publications; vol. 622).

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

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    Performance enhancement of partial-42.7 Gb/s DPSK via an asymmetrical receiver design

    Murray, N. J., Olubodun, O. A., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 4 p. We.D1.4. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    Performance evaluation of strongly filtered asymmetric 42.7 Gb/s coherent 50%RZ-BPSK system

    Olubodun, O. A., Murray, N. J., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 2013, 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013. IEEE, 4 p. We.D1.5. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    2012

    Novel asymmetrical filtered 40 Gb/s NRZ-DPSK receiver design in a 50GHz grid

    Olubodun, O. A. & Doran, N. J., 2012, 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. IEEE, 4 p. Tu.P.9. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    Performance impact of asymmetric filtered 40Gb/s RZ DPSK system: tight optical filtering considerations

    Olubodun, O. A. & Doran, N. J., 2012, 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. IEEE, 4 p. Tu.P.10. (IEEE conference publications).

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

    2011

    Performance improvement of asymmetrical filtered 40GB/s RZ-DPSK receiver design-strong filtering considerations

    Olubodun, O. A. & Doran, N. J., 2011, 16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC) 2011. Ghassemlooy, Z., Ng, W. P. & Rajbhandari, S. (eds.). IEEE, p. 157-160 4 p.

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