Waqqas Akhtar
Research Engineer at Telecom Paris
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Waqqas Akhtar completed his Engineering studies in the field of Telecommunications from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. He then worked with Nokia-Siemens-Networks (NSN) in a cellular infrastructure deployment and configuration project in the capacity of Network Engineer for almost 2 years before pursuing Masters studies in Radiocommunications from Supélec, Paris, France. He then worked at the R&D center of France Telecom (Orange Mobile Group) in the capacity of R&D Engineer for a little over half a year before accepting a PhD Research position at Telecom ParisTech (academic collaboration partner of France Telecom) in the field of Hybrid Fiber-Radio Systems. For 2 years now, he is involved in cutting-edge research on next-gen Radio-over-Fiber networks employing injection-locked semiconductor lasers at the heart of Communications and Electronics department in Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, ParisTech, Paris, France.
Publications (1)

Proceedings Article | 28 April 2010
Proc. SPIE. 7720, Semiconductor Lasers and Laser Dynamics IV
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Optical fibers, Radio optics, Modulation, Networks, Radio over Fiber, Single mode fibers, Modulators, Optical networks, Single sideband modulation

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