The second ThoR newsletter has been released in time for EUCNC 2019, which is held this week in Valencia. The project has had a very successful initial phase, with promising early results and a number of highlights. The newsletter includes: • Near-field measurements and antenna characterisation at 300 GHz by Gifu University • 300 GHz …
ThoR will participate in the H2020 Beyond 5G Cluster booth at EUCNC 2019(18-21 Jun-2019; Valencia, Spain). More info soon! There will also be a ThoR-related presentation from Prof. Thomas Kuerner (TU Braunschweig) on “Regulatory Aspects of THz Communications and Activities towards WRC 2019” at Special Session 2 Advanced THz technologies towards terabit/s wireless communications
The ThoR project has been covered by an article in the major Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei. A summary in English was also published online in the paper’s Asian Review: Japan-Europe project to challenge China for post-5G supremacy
The agenda and flyer for the 2nd EC Towards THz Comms workshop (Brussels; 07-Mar-2019), organised by the ICT-09-2017 Cluster has been released. Please register for this free event via the link on the TERAPOD webpage. Hope to see you there!
ICT-09-2017 Cluster partner TERRANOVA is organizing special session “Terahertz wireless communication for beyond 5G” in the 16th International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems (ISWCS 2019), 27-30 August, Oulu, Finland (http://www.iswcs2019.org/). The conference is co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc. Invited papers from several EC THz projects will be presented.
Experimental proof of principle of the ThoR super-heterodyne approach has already been demonstrated! A publication is in progress so no details can yet be provided, but a video giving an overview of the laboratory set-up (held at University of Lille/ IEMN CNRS, France) is available on the following link: https://youtu.be/U1zatU6Gfbk
The ThoR newsletter #1 Dec-2018 has been released, which includes: A brief overview of the project and its objectives An outline of the ICT-09-2017 Cluster of related projects Information on an EC THz communications workshop on 07-Mar-2019 Results from spectrum sharing studies relevant to WRC 2019 World first experimental demonstration of a superheterodyne 300 GHz wireless link!
An info flyer for the 2nd Towards THz Communications Workshop has been released giving further details of the event and the agenda. This workshop is being organised by the ICT-09-2017 Cluster. Check it out! Thursday 07-Mar-2019; 08.30 Albert Borschette Congress Centre (CCAB) Rue Froissart 36, 1040 Brussels, Belgium Webpage
The ThoR KO meeting was held at TU Braunschweig 29-30 Oct-2018. Due to the time and cost of intercontinental travel most ThoR meetings will be via web-conference, but this initial one was a good old-fashioned F2F. It was the first time that many of the partners had met, and it greatly helped to develop the …
On MON 29-Oct-2018 a press release was issued by both the European and Japanese Regional Coordinators of ThoR (TU Braunschweig and Waseda University respectively). “Prospects for 5G and beyond: The first THz radio link with up to 100 Gbps transmission speed Demonstration of a radio link, using real data, compliant with the new standard for …