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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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    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.

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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.

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    2017

    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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    2015

    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.

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    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.

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    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

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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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.

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    Dual-polarization multi-band optical OFDM transmission and transceiver limitations for up to 500 Gb/s uncompensated long-haul links

    Giacoumidis, E., Jarajreh, M. A., Sygletos, S., Le, S. T., Farjady, F., Tsokanos, A., Hamié, A., Pincemin, E., Jaouën, Y., Ellis, A. D. & Doran, N. J., 5 May 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 9, p. 10975-10986 12 p.

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    Minimising total energy requirements in amplified links by optimising amplifier spacing

    Doran, N. J. & Ellis, A. D., 11 Aug 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 16, p. 19810-19817 8 p.

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    Quasi-pilot aided phase noise estimation for coherent optical OFDM systems

    Le, S. T., Kanesan, T., Giacoumidis, E., Doran, N. J. & Ellis, A. D., 1 Mar 2014, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 26, 5, p. 504-507 4 p.

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    Timing and phase jitter suppression in coherent soliton transmission

    Yushko, O., Redyuk, A., Fedoruk, M., Blow, K. J., Doran, N. J., Ellis, A. D. & Turitsyn, S., 28 Aug 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 21, p. 6308-6311 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Volterra-based reconfigurable nonlinear equalizer for coherent OFDM

    Giacoumidis, E., Aldaya, I., Jarajreh, M. A., Tsokanos, A., Le, S. T., Farjady, F., Jaouën, Y., Ellis, A. D. & Doran, N. J., 15 Jul 2014, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 26, 14, p. 1383-1386 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2013

    Performance enhancement of asymmetric filtered 40 Gb/s carrier suppressed return to zero-differential phase shift keying receiver in a 50 GHz grid

    Olubodun, O. A., Murray, N. J., Harper, P. & Doran, N. J., 21 May 2013, In : IET Optoelectronics. 7, 1, p. 14-19 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2012

    Fiber optical parametric amplifier performance in a 1-Tb/s DWDM communication system

    El Dahdah, N., Govan, D. S., Jamshidifar, M., Doran, N. J. & Marhic, M. E., Mar 2012, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 18, 2, p. 950-957 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2011

    Characterization of asymmetric filtered 40 Gb/s RZ-DPSK system-strong filtering considerations

    Olubodun, O. & Doran, N., 15 Oct 2011, In : Optics Communications. 284, 22, p. 5259-5262 4 p.

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    2010

    1-Tb/s DWDM long-haul transmission employing a fiber optical parametric amplifier

    El Dahdah, N., Govan, D. S., Jamshidifar, M., Doran, N. J. & Marhic, M. E., 1 Aug 2010, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 22, 15, p. 1171-1173 3 p.

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    Cost-effective upgrade of WDM all-optical networks using overlay fibres and hop reduction links

    Farjady, F., Kim, K. S. J., El Dahdah, N. & Doran, N. J., Oct 2010, In : European Transactions on Telecommunications. 21, 6, p. 563-566 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2007

    An RZ DPSK receiver design with significantly improved dispersion tolerance

    Govan, D. S. & Doran, N., 10 Dec 2007, In : Optics Express. 15, 25, p. 16916-16921 6 p.

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    2001

    Trans-oceanic 160-Gb/s single-channel transmission using short-period dispersion management

    Richardson, L. J., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N. J., Mar 2001, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 13, 3, p. 209-211 3 p.

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    2000

    Dispersion-managed soliton propagation in short-period dispersion maps

    Richardson, L. J., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N., 15 Jul 2000, In : Optics Letters. 25, 14, p. 1010-1012 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1999

    1000 Km transmission of 40 Gbit/s single channel RZ data over dispersion managed standard (non-dispersion shifted) fibre

    Alleston, S. B., Harper, P., Penketh, I. S., Bennion, I., Doran, N. J. & Ellis, A. D., 13 May 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 10, p. 823-824 2 p., 6278015 .

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    10Gbit/s dispersion managed soliton transmission over 16,500km in standard fibre by reduction of soliton interactions

    Penketh, I. S., Harper, P., Alleston, S. B., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Jun 1999, In : Optics Letters. 24, 12, p. 802-804 3 p.

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    40 Gbit/s dispersion managed soliton transmission over 1160 km in standard fibre with 75 km span length

    Harper, P., Alleston, S. B., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 25 Nov 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 24, p. 2128-2130 3 p.

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    40Gbit/s single channel dispersion managed pulse propagation in standard fibre over 509km

    Alleston, S. B., Harper, P., Penketh, I. S., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., 7 Jan 1999, In : Electronics letters. 35, 1, p. 57-59 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1998

    10Gbit/s dispersion managed soliton propagation over 200Mm without active control

    Harper, P., Penketh, I. S., Alleston, S. B., Bennion, I. & Doran, N. J., 15 Oct 1998, In : Electronics letters. 34, 21, p. 1997-1999 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Drop and insert multiplexing with simultaneous clock recovery using an electroabsorption modulator

    Phillips, I., Gloag, A., Moodie, D. G., Doran, N., Bennion, I. & Ellis, A., Feb 1998, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 10, 2, p. 291-293 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Energy enhancement of dispersion-managed solitons and WDM

    Nijhof, J. H. B., Doran, N., Forysiak, W. & Berntson, A., 5 Mar 1998, In : Electronics letters. 34, 5, p. 481-482 2 p.

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    Long-distance 40-Gbit/s soliton transmission over standard fiber by use of dispersion management

    Govan, D. S., Forysiak, W. & Doran, N., 1 Oct 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 19, p. 1523-1525 3 p.

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    Power dependence of dispersion-managed solitons for anomalous, zero, and normal path-average dispersion

    Berntson, A., Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W. & Nijhof, J. H. B., 15 Jun 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 12, p. 900-902 3 p.

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    Simultaneous demultiplexing and clock recovery using a single electroabsorption modulator in a novel bi-directional configuration

    Phillips, I., Gloag, A., Moodie, D. G., Doran, N., Bennion, I. & Ellis, A., 1 May 1998, In : Optics Communications. 150, 1-6, p. 101-105 5 p.

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    Soliton collisions with wavelength-division multiplexed systems with strong dispersion management

    Niculae, A. M., Forysiak, W., Gloag, A. J., Nijhof, J. H. B. & Doran, N., Sep 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 17, p. 1354-1356 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1997

    Simultaneous demultiplexing, data regeneration, and clock recovery with a single semiconductor optical amplifier-based nonlinear-optical loop mirror

    Phillips, I., Gloag, A., Kean, P. N., Doran, N., Bennion, I. & Ellis, A., Sep 1997, In : Optics Letters. 22, 17, p. 1326-1328 3 p.

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    Simultaneous two-channel OTDM demultiplexing using a single electroabsorption modulator in a novel bidirectional configuration

    Phillips, I. D., Gloag, A., Moodie, D. G., Doran, N. J., Bennion, I. & Ellis, A., Oct 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 21, p. 1811-1812 2 p.

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    Soliton collisions in dispersion-managed wavelength-division-multiplexed systems

    Devaney, J. F. L., Forysiak, W., Niculae, A. M. & Doran, N. J., 15 Nov 1997, In : Optics Letters. 22, 22, p. 1695-1697 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Soliton transmission using periodic dispersion compensation

    Smith, N. J., Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W. & Knox, F. M., Oct 1997, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 15, 10, p. 1808-1822 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Stable propagation of solitons with increased energy through the combined action of dispersion management and periodic saturable absorption

    Govan, D. S., Smith, N. J., Knox, F. M. & Doran, N., Nov 1997, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 14, 11, p. 2960-2966 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Stable soliton-like propagation in dispersion managed systems with net anomalous, zero and normal dispersion

    Nijhof, J. H. B., Doran, N. J., Forysiak, W. & Knox, F. M., 25 Sep 1997, In : Electronics letters. 33, 20, p. 1726-1727 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1996

    Compensating for dispersion and nonlinear Kerr effect without phase conjugation

    Paré, C., Villeneuve, A., Belanger, P. A. & Doran, N., 1 Apr 1996, In : Optics Letters. 21, 7, p. 459-461 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg grating fabrication for dispersion slope compensation

    Williams, J. A. R., Everall, L. A., Bennion, I. & Doran, N., Sep 1996, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 8, 9, p. 1187-1189 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle