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5G System Technological Enhancements Provided by Fiber Wireless Deployments

Deliverables

State-of-the-art assessment of 5G large-scale multiple-antenna technologies

A comprehensive state-of-the-art review of converged optical-wireless network configurations and modulation techniques will be provided.

State-of-the-art of WDM-based PON design and modeling

A complete SoA review of modeling UDWDM and LR-PONs will be reported.

Call for advertising vacancies

The call of the advertising vacancies Recruitment process M12: once the recruitment process is done - submission of documentation proving that the recruitment process is open, fair, transparent (description of vacancy notices, how the recruitment was done, what criteria were used in the selection, how many applications received, panel(s) composition etc) and the eligibility of the recruited fellows (research activity, mobility etc).

Management and quality assessment Y1

All management activities executed each year will be summarized.

Management and quality assessment Y2

All management activities executed each year will be summarized.

Training activities Y2

Training activities accomplished per year.

Supervisory Board of the network

Supervisory Board of the network – due date M2.

Training activities Y1

Training activities accomplished per year.

Innovative modulation techniques for mmWave UDWDM PONs

The developed up- and down-converting techniques will be presented

Innovative energy-aware protocols for mmWave networks

The new design protocols & transmission waveform models will be reported.

Dissemination, communication, public engagement, and standardization plans

Complete plan for disseminating the project’s results.

State-of-the-art assessment of technologies for hyper dense mmWave networks

State-of-the-art assessment of technologies for hyper dense mmWave networks

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Publications

Analog IFoF/mmWave 5G Optical Fronthaul Architecture for Hot-Spots using multi-channel OFDM-based WDM signals

Author(s): Mitsolidou C., Vagionas C., Mesodiakaki A., Maniotis P., Kalfas G., Miliou Amalia (School of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Pleros Nikolaos, Roeloffzen C.G.H., van Dijk P. W. L., Oldenbeuving R.M.
Published in: 23rd Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling, 2019

A 5G C-RAN Architecture for Hot-Spots: OFDM based Analog IFoF PHY and MAC Layer Design

Author(s): Mitsolidou C., Vagionas C., Mesodiakaki A., Maniotis P., Kalfas G., Miliou Amalia (School of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Pleros Nikolaos, Roeloffzen C.G.H., van Dijk P. W. L., Oldenbeuving R.M.
Published in: European Conference on Networks and Communications, 2019

Towards high capacity and low latency backhauling in 5G: The 5G STEP-FWD vision

Author(s): John S. Vardakas, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Lena Wosinska, George Agapiou, Romain Brenot, Nikos Pleros, Christos Verikoukis
Published in: 2017 19th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2017, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/ICTON.2017.8025130

A C-RAN Based 5G Platform with a Fully Virtualized, SDN Controlled Optical/Wireless Fronthaul

Author(s): Kostas Ramantas, Angelos Antonopoulos, Elli Kartsakli, Prodromos-Vasileios Mekikis, John Vardakas, Christos Verikoukis
Published in: 2018 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2018, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/icton.2018.8473489

High-Speed Wireless Access in Forested Rural Areas Using Analog Radio-over-Fiber Technology

Author(s): Dimitrios Konstantinou, Alvaro Morales, Imane Aghmari, Simon Rommel, Thiago R. Raddo, Ulf Johannsen, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy
Published in: Latin America Optics and Photonics Conference, 2018, Page(s) Tu2B.4
DOI: 10.1364/LAOP.2018.Tu2B.4

ARoF-Fed Antenna Architectures for 5G Networks

Author(s): U. Johannsen, S. Rommel, A. Al-Rawi, D. Konstantinou, T.A.H. Bressner, I. Tafur-Monroy, A.B. Smolders
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, 2019, Page(s) W1I.3
DOI: 10.1364/ofc.2019.w1i.3

Physical-layer confidentiality by chaotic encoding in radio-over-fiber systems

Author(s): Alvaro Morales, Dimitrios Konstantinou, Simon Rommel, Ulf Johannsen, Chigo Okonkwo, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy
Published in: Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2019, 2019, Page(s) W1I.1
DOI: 10.1364/ofc.2019.w1i.1

Extended Range Ultra-Wideband Millimeter-Wave Channel Sounder with Over-The-Air Calibration

Author(s): Schulpen R., Konstantinou D., Rommel S., Johannsen U., Tafur Monroy I., Smolders Bart
Published in: 13th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2019), 2019

Analog radio over fiber fronthaul for high bandwidth 5G millimeter-wave carrier aggregated OFDM




SDN/NFV-based network resource management for converged optical-wireless network architectures

Author(s): M. Mosahebfard, J. Vardakas, K. Ramantas, and C. Verikoukis
Published in: 21st International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2019, 2019

A shared-path shared-compute planning strategy for a resilient hybrid C-RAN

Author(s): M. Lashgari, L. Wosinska, and P. Monti
Published in: 21st International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), 2019

50-Gb/S Dispersion-Unmanaged DMT Transmission with Injection Locked L0G-Class L.55-μm DML

Author(s): Lei Xue ; Lilin Yi ; Lu Zhang ; Oskars Ozolins ; Aleksejs Udalcovs ; Xiaodan Pang ; Jiajia Chen
Published in: 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), 2019
DOI: 10.23919/cleo.2019.8750190

Digital all-optical Physical-layer Network Coding for 2Gbaud DQPSK signals in mm-wave radio-over-fiber networks

Author(s): Charoula Mitsolidou, Nikos Pleros, Amalia Miliou
Published in: Optical Switching and Networking, Issue 33, 2019, Page(s) 199-207, ISSN 1573-4277
DOI: 10.1016/j.osn.2017.10.002