ThoR workshop 20-Sep-2019

Workshop on TeraHertz end-to-end wireless systems
supporting ultra high data Rate applications (ThoR)

Event finished!

FRI 20-Sep-2019
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Nishi-Waseda Campus (Room 04/05 2F, Building 63)

The ThoR project hosted a free workshop at Waseda University to present the latest progress on THz communications systems. In addition to a full programme of presentations from the consortium and guest speakers (see below) there were opportunities for networking, a poster session and small exhibition area.

If you would like to attend this event, please send an email to:

Workshop Organizer       
Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering
Optics for Photonic Networks Research Group, Optical Society of Japan  

Technical Co-Sponsors
IEICE Technical Committee on Microwave Photonics
Terahertz Systems Consortium

Admission Free!


[Subject to change.]

10:30Opening Address and Overview of ThoR
Thomas Kürner, Technische Universität Braunschweig
Tetsuya Kawanishi, Waseda University
11:00Keynote #1
National Research Projects on THz technologies in Japan
Akifumi Kasamatsu, National Research Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan.
11:40Keynote #2
Technology Trends toward Beyond 5G
Yoji Kishi, KDDI Research
12:20 Lunch & Exhibition
14:00Overall System Design and Scenarios for Demonstrations
Petr Jurčík, Deutsche Telekom
14:20Network interface and mm-wave IF
Yigal Leiba, Siklu
14:40300 GHz RF front-end
Guillaume Ducournau, University of Lille/ IEMN Laboratory
15:00Coffee break & Exhibition
15:30THz propagation antennas (including THz standardization)
Akihito Hirata, Chiba Institute of Technology
15:50High-speed THz transmission (including Thor 1st DEMO)
Shintaro Histake, Gifu University
16:10Panel discussion on role of THz in 6G
16:40Coffee break & Exhibition
17:10Keynote #3
100 GHz millimetre-wave ground-to-train communication
Kazuki Makamura, Railway Technology Research Institute
17:55Closing Remarks
Thomas Kürner, Technische Universität Braunschweig
Tetsuya Kawanishi, Waseda University


P-1 Automatic planning of 300 GHz backhaul links
Bo Kum Jung, Technische Universität Braunschweig
P-2 Regulatory aspects for THz communications
Thomas Kürner, Technische Universität Braunschweig
P-3 Antenna and propagation study for THz communications
Akihito Hirata, Chiba Institute of Technology
P-4 Development of a 300 GHz Band TWT with a folded waveguide fabricated by micro-electro mechanical systems
Kunio Tsutaki, Shizuoka University
P-5300 GHz InGaAs mHEMT front-end development
Iulia Dan, University of Stuttgart; Laurenz John, Fraunhofer IAF