NB-photonics workshop on 5G

September 20, 2019 / Ghent, BE

Morning Session

09:00 “Demystifying 5G, a tutorial”, Prof. Ingrid Moerman

What is a cellular network, difference with wifi, evolution cellular networks (1G, 2G…), what is 5G, spectrum (allocation, propagation, congestion, licensed/unlicensed…)…

09:45 Break

10:15 Ericsson, “5G Live”, Serge Vanhoffelen, head of Digital Services, Ericsson Belux

11:00 Nokia Antwerp, “Optical X-haul networks for 5G and MIMO technology”, Jochen Maes and Bartek Kozicki

11:45 UGent-Waves, “5G real-life exposure how to assess by simulations and measurements”, Prof. Wout Joseph

12:15 Lunch

Afternoon Session

13:15 imec, “New era of 5G”, Michael Peeters, Program Director Connectivity, imec

14:00 XFAB, “5G demonstrators designed with heterogeneous GaN+RF SOI technology”, Imene Lahbib, RF Design Team Leader at XFAB

14:45 Break

15:15 UGent-IDLAB-EM research groups, “Opto-Electronic Antenna Systems for Next-Generation Wireless Applications”, Olivier Caytan

15:45 [TBD], “Microwave photonics”
(with link to satellites for 5G and Silicon Photonics)

16:30 End

Target audience

Around 100 persons, mostly researchers from the imec-associated labs at UGent and the Nano and Bio-photonics community (https://www.ugent.be/nb-photonics/en) with a diverse background (engineering, physics, chemistry, medicine studies, etc.) and industry-professionals.

Registration for event



Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde 126

9052 Gent-Zwijnaarde


igent tower, Auditorium 1, first floor

Eva Ryckeboer & Kamal Kaur, info.nbphotonics@ugent.be ; +32-9-264 33 33 (Office)

ugent    imec

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