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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Optical Communications

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
COherent Terahertz Systems (COTS)-opening up the terahertz spectrum for widespread applicationSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 6,568,979
Compound Semiconductor Underpinning EquipmentThomas, Professor HRCardiff UniversitySch of Engineering 2,000,000
Converged Optical and Wireless Access Networks (COALESCE)Fice, Dr MJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 1,373,034
Engineering Photonic Quantum TechnologiesRarity, Professor JUniversity of BristolPhysics 4,875,659
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Applied PhotonicsReid, Professor DHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 4,462,097
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Communications 2: : Training Tomorrow's Internet InnovatorsBull, Professor DUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 3,034,323
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Integrated Photonic and Electronic SystemsSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,259,176
Future Communications: People, Power and PerformanaceBull, Professor DUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 2,207,648
High Dimensional Free-space Building-to-Building Link for Last-Mile CommunicationsLavery, Dr M P JUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Engineering 90,804
High performance III-V quantum dot photodetectors for low SWaP infrared devicesWu, Dr JUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 100,146
Hollow Core Fibre PhotonicsRichardson, Professor DJUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 6,160,545
HyperTerahertz - High precision terahertz spectroscopy and microscopyDavies, Professor AGUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 6,517,861
INSIGHT: Introducing Insight into the Abstraction of Optical Network InfrastructuresSavory, Dr SJUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 590,487
Laser Pulse Generation by Dynamically Controlling Purcell Factor in Nanophotonic CavitiesJin, Dr CUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 100,829
Multifunctional Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes with Visible Light Communications (MARVEL)Ghassemlooy, Professor ZNorthumbria, University ofFac of Engineering and Environment 230,801
Multifunctional Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes with Visible Light Communications (MARVEL)Darwazeh, Professor IUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 773,227
National Dark Fibre Infrastructure ServiceSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 2,500,000
Next Generation Imaging using Sparse Single-Photon DataBuller, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 1,418,014
Novel Strategies to Detect and Mitigate the Emergence of AMR in Zoonotic PathogensDorey, Professor RAUniversity of SurreyATI Electronics 461,854
Overcoming Capacity and Energy Limits in Optical CommunicationsSlavik, Dr RUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 948,809
Petabit Energy Aware Capacity Enhancement (PEACE)Ellis, Professor ADAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 1,163,889
Photonic Sampling using an Agile Optical Comb GeneratorLiu, Dr CUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 470,646
Securing the Future: Photonic Systems DevelopmentSeeds, Professor AJUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 7,190,025
Signal bandwidth enhancement in Parametric amplifiErs by Exploiting multi-moDe nonlinear effects in fibres (SPEED)Parmigiani, Dr FUniversity of SouthamptonOptoelectronics Research Centre 100,262
Spatially encoded telecoms and quantum technologies using spin-enabled all-optical switching - Spin SpaceHenning, Professor IUniversity of EssexComputer Sci and Electronic Engineering 675,876
SPIN SPACE - Spatially encoded telecoms and quantum technologies using spin-enabled all-optical switchingOulton, Dr RUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 842,457
Super Receivers for Visible Light CommunicationsTurnbull, Professor GAUniversity of St AndrewsPhysics and Astronomy 377,976
Super Receivers for Visible Light CommunicationsCollins, Dr SUniversity of OxfordEngineering Science 411,008
Towards Manufacturing of "Massive WDM" Metro (ToM3)Forysiak, Dr WAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 1,544,199
Towards Ultimate Convergence of All Networks (TOUCAN)Simeonidou, Professor DUniversity of BristolElectrical and Electronic Engineering 5,893,500
Tunable Plasmonics for Ultrafast Switching at Telecom WavelengthsFerrera, Dr MHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 101,186
UK Research Strategy Community Organisation in Communications, Mobile Computing and Networking within the EPSRC ICT Portfolio (CommNet II)O'Farrell, Professor TUniversity of SheffieldElectronic and Electrical Engineering 236,143
Ultimate Passive Optical Network (UPON)Doran, Professor NJAston UniversitySch of Engineering and Applied Science 777,148
UNLOCBayvel, Professor PUCLElectronic and Electrical Engineering 4,803,336
User-Centric Visible Light Communications aided NetworksZhang, Dr RUniversity of SouthamptonElectronics and Computer Science 94,403
Verification of Quantum TechnologyKashefi, Professor EUniversity of EdinburghSch of Informatics 1,237,804

Total Number of Grants: 36
Total Value of Grants: £74,594,150

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).