News

  • 24/03/2017  The sixth SAFARI plenary meeting was held after OFC 2017 in Los Angeles, USA, coordinated by NTT.
  • 23/03/2017  “1-Pb/s (32 SDM/46 WDM/768 Gb/s) C-band Dense SDM Transmission over 205.6-km of Single-mode Heterogeneous Multi-core Fiber using 96-Gbaud PDM-16QAM Channels” was presented as a post-deadline paper (Th5B.1) at OFC 2017.
  • 15/11/2016  The second review meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium.
  • 23/09/2016  The fifth SAFARI plenary meeting was held after ECOC 2016 in Dusseldorf, Germany, coordinated by NTT.
  • 22/09/2016 “32-core Inline Multicore Fiber Amplifier for Dense Space Division Multiplexed Transmission Systems” was presented as a post-deadline paper (Th.3.A.1) at ECOC 2016.
  • 11/07/2016 “Dense Space Division Multiplexing for Optical Transport Network Evolution” was presented by Y. Miyamoto of NTT at IEEE Summer Topicals 2016 Plenary.
  • 11/07/2016 “High Core Count Single-mode Multicore Fiber for Dense Space Division Multiplexing,” was presented as an invited paper (WE2.2) at IEEE Summer Topicals 2016.
  • 03/07/2016 “EU HORIZON2020 Projects” and “Scalable Optical Transport Network with Manageable Flexibility Control: EU and Japan collaborations on the SAFARI project,” was presented by Prof. D. Richardson at OECC/PS 2016 workshop “Technology Advances in Recent National Projects” organized by PIF (Photonic Internet Forum),  Japan in collaboration with SAFARI project.
  • 03/07/2016 “Single-mode Multicore Fiber for Dense Space Division Multiplexing” was presented as an invited paper (MC1-4) at OECC/PS 2016.
  • 10/06/2016 “Single-Source AlGaAs Frequency Comb Transmitter for 661 Tbit/s Data Transmission in a 30-core Fiber” was presented as a post-deadline paper (JTh4C.1) at CLEO 2016.
  • 13/05/2016  Special invited talk on OFC 2016 post-deadline paper was given at a technical meeting in Japan.
  • 25/03/2016  The fourth SAFARI plenary meeting was held after OFC 2016 in Anaheim, California, USA, coordinated by NTT.
  • 24/03/2016 “32-core Dense SDM Unidirectional Transmission of PDM-16QAM Signals Over 1600 km Using Crosstalk-managed Single-mode Heterogeneous Multicore Transmission Line” was presented as a post-deadline paper (Th5C.3) at OFC 2016.
  • 23/03/2016 “High-Density Multicore Fibers” was presented as an invited paper (W1F.1) at OFC 2016.
  • 10/11/2015  The first review meeting was held in Tokyo.
  • 02/10/2015  The third SAFARI plenary meeting was held after ECOC 2015 in Valencia, Spain, coordinated by DTU.
  • 01/10/2015 “High-Spatial-Multiplicity Multi-Core Fibres for Future Dense Space-Division-Multiplexing System” was presented as an invited paper (Th.1.2.1) at ECOC 2015.
  • 30/09/2015  A new high-count quasi-single-mode homogeneous 31-core fibre was presented as an oral paper (We.1.4.4) at ECOC 2015.
  • 15/07/2015  A SAFARI WP meeting was held after ISUPT/EXAT 2015 Symposium in Kyoto, Japan, coordinated by NTT.
  • 27/03/2015  The second SAFARI plenary meeting was held after OFC 2015 in Los Angeles, California, USA, coordinated by NTT.
  • 26/03/2015  A low crosstalk (-40 dB over 100 km), heterogeneous 30-core fibre with 4 types of non-identical cores was presented as a regular paper (Th4C.4) at OFC 2015.
  • 08/12/2014  A press release from University of Southampton on SAFARI can be found here, same news is also available on electronicsweekly.
  • 26/11/2014  The kick-off SAFARI plenary meeting was held at multiple locations via tele/videoconference systems, coordinated by DTU and NTT.
  • 24/11/2014  SAFARI website was launched.
  • 17/10/2014 An official press release of EU & Japan projects under Horizon 2020 is available now, read the details here.
  • 26/09/2014  A kick-off preparatory meeting of SAFARI was held in Munich, coordinated by Coriant.