Shifting the limits of copper – paving the road to FTTH

Jochen Maes (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs)

Title of the talk: Shifting the limits of copper – paving the road to FTTH

Jochen Maes is a senior researcher at the Access Research Domain within Bell Labs. He researches transceiver and system design for G.fast Digital Subscriber Line technology, delivering 1 Gb/s over the telephony access network. His previous work includes vectoring and phantom mode transmission, which received the Broadband Infovision Award in 2010 and the Bell Labs President’s Award in 2011.

He received his Masters in Physics and Ph.D. in Science from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2000 and 2004 respectively. During his Ph.D. and postdoc he researched Blu-ray laser structures, quantum dot telecom lasers and synthetic diamond. He was visiting researcher at Laboratoire National des Champs Magnétiques Pulsés in Toulouse, and at the Technische Universität Berlin. He is a senior member of the IEEE.

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