Project: Metrology for optical and RF communication systems

Traffic on telecommunication networks is currently growing by around 40 % each year, which will soon lead to a capacity crunch unless new technologies are introduced to maintain quality and prevent disruption to the networks on which the modern world relies. Technologies such as reconfigurable and multiple antennas can increase the capacity and quality of wireless communications, however they also make testing more complex and time consuming. When building a satellite, antenna testing happens during a high-risk stage of development, therefore more complicated antennas could potentially disrupt the already tight delivery schedules satellite companies must adhere to. This project will support the work of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and will result in new measurement procedures and services to support the introduction of new multiple antenna systems, satellite system testing and the next generation of optical communications equipment

Acronym IND51 MORSE (Reference Number: IND51)
Duration 01/07/2013 - 30/06/2016
Project Topic Metrology
Project Results
(after finalisation)
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Network EMRP
Call EMRP Call 2012 - Industry, SI Broader Scope and Open Excellence

Project partner

Number Name Role Country
1 NPL Management Limited Coordinator United Kingdom
2 Cesky Metrologicky Institut Partner Czech Republic
3 Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais Partner France
4 Eidgenössisches Institut für Metrologie METAS Partner Switzerland
5 Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Partner Germany
6 Keysight Technologies Deutschland GmbH Observer Germany
7 Dassault Aviation SA Observer France
8 Technische Universiteit Delft Netherlands
9 Universite de Rennes I France