ComLab

Digital Communications Laboratory

Department of Communications

School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Campinas - Unicamp

Welcome to ComLab. We are part of the Department of Communications of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Campinas (Unicamp). ComLab is dedicated to cutting edge research in the fields of communications and networking, with a focus on communication systems, signal processing, machine learning and optical transmission and networking. We have a history of collaborations with industrial partners, such as CPqD, Ericsson Research, Padtec and BrPhotonics. Our well-equipped instrumentation laboratory with high-speed oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers and FPGA boards enables hardware development, testing and validation.


NEWS:

Our new book is comming soon!

Check out in:

Digital Coherent Optical Systems


Check out the Comlab papers accepted for oral presentation at ECOC 2020

1) Soft failure localization using machine learning with SDN-based network-wide telemetry

Kayol S. Mayer, Jonathan A. Soares, Rossano P. Pinto, Christian E. Rothenberg, Dalton S. Arantes and Darli A. A. Mello

Unicamp/Comlab+Unicamp/Intrig

Sponsored by Padtec S/A


2) Experimental validation of MDL emulation and estimation techniques for SDM transmission systems

Menno van den Hout, Ruby S. B. Ospina, Sjoerd van der Heide, Juan Carlos Alvarado-Zacarias, Jose Enrique Antonio-Lopez, Marianne Bigot-Astruc, Adrian Amezcua Correa, Pierre Sillard, Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa, Darli A. A. Mello and Chigo Okonkwo

TU-Eindhoven+Prysmian+CREOL+Unicamp


3) Experimental Characterization of Power Efficiency for Power-Limited SDM Submarine Transmission Systems

John D. Downie, Jason Hurley, Xiaojun Liang, James Himmelreich, Hrishikesh Srinivas, Darli A. A. Mello and Joseph M. Kahn

Corning+Stanford+Unicamp


NEW OPPORTUNITIES!

A Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e de Computação da Universidade Estadual de Campinas abrirá inscrições para o processo seletivo de ingresso de alunos regulares com início no Primeiro Semestre letivo de 2021 no curso de doutorado do Programa de Pós-Graduação em Engenharia Elétrica da FEEC-UNICAMP. Os candidatos selecionados participarão do Programa de Doutorado Acadêmico para Inovação do CNPq. São oferecidas duas vagas, uma delas em colaboração com a Idea! Sistemas Eletrônicos S.A..

1. Programa de Doutorado Acadêmico para Inovação em parceria com a empresa Idea! Sistemas Eletrônicos S.A. , na área de Interconexão Óptica Coerente entre Satélites de Baixa Órbita, explorando técnicas de comunicações e processamento digital de sinais para acesso ubíquo à Internet de alta velocidade. A parceria é coordenada pelo Prof. Darli Mello ( darli@unicamp.br ). A bolsa de doutorado a ser paga mensalmente será de R$ 3.700,00. O valor da bolsa é a soma do valor da bolsa de doutorado do CNPq (CNPq http://www.cnpq.br/web/guest/no-pais/ ) com complementação oferecida pela empresa Idea!. A complementação da empresa é condicionada à vigência do convênio de cooperação entre a empresa e a Unicamp.


O edital de seleção será disponibilizado em https://www.fee.unicamp.br/node/2083

Em caso de dúvidas, escrever para darli@unicamp.br

CALENDÁRIO PRELIMINAR

Período Inscrição 11/01/2021 a 22/01/2021

Divulgação do resultado da primeira fase 26/01/2021

Entrevista 27/01/2021 a 29/01/2021

Divulgação resultado final 01/02/2021

Matrícula 08/02/2021 a 11/02/2021

Início das atividades 01/03/2021

News:

    • October 2020 - Comlab has three papers accepted at ECOC 2020!

    • February 2020 - Padtec parterns with Comlab and Intrig to develop novel Machine Learning techniques for optical network operation.

    • December, 2019 - Comlab has three papers accepted at OFC 2020!

    • January, 2019 - Prof. Darli Mello joins Stanford University as Visting Scholar, in Prof. Joseph Kahn's group. The one-year project is sponsored by Fapesp.

    • December, 2018- Paper on phase recovery for optical systems with probabilistic shaping by Fabio Barbosa and Darli Mello is accepted for publication at OFC'2019.

    • Abril 2018: Prof. Darli Mello invited to co-chair the TPC of Optical Communications and Optical Signal Processing of LAOP 2018 in Lima, Peru.

    • Abril 2018: Professor Darli Mello called for invited contribution at the OSA Signal Processing in Photonic Communications Conference (SPPCOM 2018) in Zurich, Switzerland. The list of invited contributions can be found here

    • February, 2018: Paper "Impact of Carrier Frequency Jitter on the Performance of Coherent Optical Systems with High-Order Modulation Formats", by R. Bravo, J. D. Reis, D. A. A. Mello, was chosen as one of the best papers os the SPS symposium, and invited for extended version submission at the JCIS journal .

    • September, 2017 - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Campinas ranked first in Brazil (in portuguese).

    • March 14, 2017 - Scientists calculate the capacity limits of submarine optical fibers (in portuguese).

    • January 21, 2015 - Research team that includes Brazilians breaks record at Supercomputing Conference.