RConf(PD): Automated resource configuration of complex services in the cloud

  • Aroca J.
  • Fu X.
  • Hilt V.
  • Iglesias J.
  • Koll D.
  • Prasad A.

Optimal deployment of complex services in a virtualized environment is still an open problem. These services typically consist of a set of connected components, and each component may consist of multiple instances. Each instance can in turn be run in different virtual flavors, while the service constructed by the combination ...

Network Calculus: from theory to practical implementation

  • Bouillard A.
  • Boyer M.
  • Le Corronc E.

The idea to write a document gathering existing results of network calculus stems from the French-founded project PEGASE (2010-2013). It took several years to write a complete book. During these years, we benefited from the support of many colleagues and friends, specially at ONERA and LINCS. We would like to ...

Demonstration of an Erbium-Doped Fiber with Annular Doping for Low Gain Compression in Cladding-Pumped Amplifiers

  • Chen H.
  • Essiambre R.
  • Fontaine N.
  • Jin C.
  • Kelly C.
  • Larochelle S.
  • Matte-Breton C.
  • Messaddeq Y.
  • Ryf R.

We present the design and characterization of a cladding-pumped amplifier with erbium doping located in an annular region near the core. This erbium-doped fiber is proposed to reduce gain saturation, leading to smaller gain compression when compared to uniform core doping. Through numerical simulations, we first compare the performance of ...

Stand-alone LTE in unlicensed spectrum: Radio Challenges, Solutions, and Performance of MulteFire

  • Frederiksen F.
  • Kuusela M.
  • Pedersen K.
  • Rosa C.

The deployment of standalone LTE radio technology in unlicensed spectrum can enable new business cases by leveraging the assets of LTE to industry players not having access to licensed spectrum. With this objective in mind the MulteFire Alliance has recently finalized first release of the MulteFire standard specifications, which in ...

200Gb/s Transmission Over 20km of FMF Fiber Using Mode Group Multiplexing and Direct Detection

We demonstrate 200Gb/s bidirectional transmission over 20km of step-index FMF fiber using selective excitation of 4 mode groups, direct detection and a single laser in each propagative direction.

Remote Mode-Forming Over Multimode Fiber Employing Single-Ended Channel Estimation

Mode-forming over multimode fiber without access to the remote end is needed for endoscopic imaging and beam steering. We use reflective spatial pilots and transmitter-side MIMO to form uncoupled spatial and polarization modes at the remote end.

Energy-Efficient Multicell Multigroup Multicasting with Joint Beamforming and Antenna Selection

  • Chatzinotas S.
  • Juntti M.
  • Ottersten B.
  • Pennanen H.
  • Tervo O.
  • Tran L.

© 1991-2012 IEEE. This paper studies the energy efficiency and sum rate tradeoff for coordinated beamforming in multicell multiuser multigroup multicast multiple-input single-output systems. We first consider a conventional network energy efficiency maximization (EEmax) problem by jointly optimizing the transmit beamformers and antennas selected to be used in transmission. We ...

High Capacity Transmission with Few-Mode Fibers

  • Agrell E.
  • Aikawa K.
  • Awaji Y.
  • Eriksson T.
  • Furukawa H.
  • Luis R.
  • Maruyama R.
  • Puttnam B.
  • Rademacher G.
  • Ryf R.
  • Wada N.

IEEE We experimentally investigate high-capacity fewmode fiber transmission for short and medium-haul optical links. In separate experiments, we demonstrate C + L band transmission of 283 Tbit/s over a single 30 km span and recirculating loop transmission of 159 Tbit/s over 1045 km graded-index three mode fiber. The first experiment ...

Automated iBeacon-Based Community Detection: Data-Driven Approach to Recover Face-to-Face Interaction from Noisy & Incomplete Sensor Data

  • Akyamac A.
  • Lee J.
  • Phadke C.
  • Uzunalioglu H.

In this paper, we address the detection of face-to-face (f2f, i.e., physical) interactions between people from noisy sensor data and determination of groups and communities that individuals form in the physical world. The sensor data may include, for example, received signal strength indicator (RSSI) information based on iBeacon, Wi-Fi, Zigbee ...

Of Kernels and Queues: when network calculus meets analytic combinatorics

  • Bouillard A.
  • Comte C.
  • De Panafieu E.
  • Mathieu F.

Stochastic network calculus is a tool for computing error bounds on the performance of queueing systems. However, deriving accurate bounds for networks consisting of several queues or subject to non-independent traffic inputs is challenging. In this paper, we investigate the relevance of the tools from analytic combinatorics, especially the kernel ...

A Simplified Dielectric Material Characterization Algorithm for Both Liquids and Solids

  • Bao J.
  • Bao X.
  • Kil D.
  • Liu S.
  • Liu Z.
  • Nauwelaers B.
  • Ocket I.
  • Puers R.
  • Schreurs D.
  • Zhang M.

IEEE A simplified dielectric material characterization technique that combines an equivalent impedance algorithm and a general “line–line” trace method is introduced. The technique is applicable to every type of transmission lines. Due to the convenient fabrication and the allowance of integration with various polymers, coplanar waveguide transmission lines integrated with ...

Fiber-optic transmission and networking: the previous 20 and the next 20 years

  • Chraplyvy A.
  • Neilson D.
  • Winzer P.

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Optics Express, this paper reviews the evolution of optical fiber communication systems, and through a look at the previous 20 years attempts to extrapolate fiber-optic technology needs and potential solution paths over the coming 20 years. Well aware that 20-year extrapolations are inherently associated with ...

Zero-Power Sensors for Smart Objects: Novel Zero-Power Additively Manufactured Wireless Sensor Modules for IoT Applications

  • Bito J.
  • He X.
  • Hester J.
  • Kimionis J.
  • Lin T.
  • Su W.
  • Tentzeris M.

Wireless sensors are pervasive today for applications spanning environmental sensing, safety, health, structural integrity, smart homes, and smart cities. Implementations of wireless sensor networks and Internet of Things (IoT) systems have typically relied on power supplied by batteries, which have a limited lifetime and pose the increased burden on users ...

Link Adaptation for Grant-Free Uplink URLLC Transmissions

  • Abreu R.
  • Berardinelli G.
  • Jacobsen T.
  • Kovacs I.
  • Mogensen P.
  • Pedersen K.

Ultra-reliable and low-latency communication (URLLC) represents the most challenging set of services for 5G new radio. Uplink Grant-free transmissions is recognized as a promising solution to meet the ambitious URLLC target (1 ms latency at a 99.999% reliability). However, achieving such a high reliability comes at the expense of poor ...

On the Achievable Rates over Collision-Prone Radio Resources with linear receivers

  • Abreu
  • Berardinellini
  • Jacobsen
  • Kovacs I.
  • Mahmood
  • Mogensen P.
  • Pedersen K.

In this paper, we discuss the achievable transmission rates over collision-prone radio resources shared by a number of devices, representative of novel Internet-of-Things (IoT) scenarios. We consider Maximum Ratio Combining (MRC) and Minimum Mean Square Error (MMSE) receivers at the base station, and derive the relationship between target failure probability ...

A MC-CDMA system based on orthogonal filter banks of wavelet transforms and partial combining

  • Ahmadi M.
  • Alirezaee S.
  • Heydari R.
  • Shahbaztabar D.

© 2018 Elsevier GmbH Multi Carrier Code Division Multiple Access (MC-CDMA) is an appropriate modulation technique for high data rates. In this modulation scheme, employing of combining techniques are unavoidable for restoring orthogonality between different user signals. In this paper, the combining techniques of a MC-CDMA based on wavelet transform ...

Galerkin-Legendre spectral schemes for nonlinear space fractional Schrödinger equation

  • Fan W.
  • Jiang X.
  • Wang C.
  • Zhang H.

© 2017, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature. In the paper, we first propose a Crank-Nicolson Galerkin-Legendre (CN-GL) spectral scheme for the one-dimensional nonlinear space fractional Schrödinger equation. Convergence with spectral accuracy is proved for the spectral approximation. Further, a Crank-Nicolson ADI Galerkin-Legendre spectral method for the two-dimensional ...

Introduction to the Special Section on the 2017 IEEE BCTM and IEEE CSICS Conferences

  • Shahramian S.
  • Wang H.

This Special Section of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits Features expanded versions of key invited papers that were presented at the 2017 IEEE Bipolar and BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting (BCTM), held at Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL, USA, on October 19–21, 2017, and the 2017 IEEE Compound ...

Reliability Oriented Dual Connectivity for URLLC services in 5G New Radio

  • Gilberto Berardinelli
  • Laselva D.
  • Melisa Lopez
  • Nurul Mahmood
  • Pedersen K.

Novel solutions are required to meet the stringent reliability and latency requirements targeted for the Ultra Reliable Low Latency Communication service class, which emerged with the introduction of 5G new radio. This paper analyses reliability-oriented multi-Connectivity - where the same data packet is independently transmitted through multiple links - as ...