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Dr Manoj Thakur

Lecturer
School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (CSEE)
Dr Manoj Thakur
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  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 872340

  • Location

    1NW.3.25, Colchester Campus

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Engineering Mathematics (CE262)

  • Team Project Challenge (CS) (CE291)

  • Team Project Challenge (CSE) (CE292)

  • Team Project Challenge (EE) (CE293)

  • Team Project Challenge (WBL) (CE299)

  • Group Project (CE903)

  • Group Project (Incorporating a Game Jam) (CE913)

  • Mathematics for Engineers (CE142)

Publications

Journal articles (10)

Mikroulis, S., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2016). Evaluation of OOK and OFDM on an SMF-MMF-SMF Link Targeting a PON/60-GHz Topology for Beyond 4G. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 28 (4), 449-452

Erkilinc, MS., Thakur, MP., Pachnicke, S., Griesser, H., Mitchell, J., Thomsen, BC., Bayvel, P. and Killey, RI., (2016). Spectrally Efficient WDM Nyquist Pulse-Shaped Subcarrier Modulation Using a Dual-Drive Mach–Zehnder Modulator and Direct Detection. Journal of Lightwave Technology. 34 (4), 1158-1165

Chin, H-M., Thakur, MP., Thomsen, BC. and Savory, SJ., (2014). Estimating divergently routed nonlinearly interfering channel powers using cross phase modulation. Optics Express. 22 (21), 25506-25506

Mikroulis, S., Omomukuyo, O., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2014). Investigation of a SMF-MMF Link for a Remote Heterodyne 60-GHz OFDM RoF Based Gigabit Wireless Access Topology. Journal of Lightwave Technology. 32 (20), 3645-3653

Omomukuyo, O., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2013). Simple 60-GHz MB-OFDM Ultrawideband RoF System Based on Remote Heterodyning. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 25 (3), 268-271

Milosavljevic, M., Thakur, MP., Kourtessis, P., Mitchell, JE. and Senior, JM., (2012). Demonstration of Wireless Backhauling Over Long-Reach PONs. Journal of Lightwave Technology. 30 (5), 811-817

Thakur, MP., Medeiros, MCR., Laurêncio, P. and Mitchell, JE., (2011). Optical frequency tripling with improved suppression and sideband selection. Optics Express. 19 (26), B459-B459

Thakur, MP., Quinlan, TJ., Bock, C., Walker, SD., Toycan, M., Dudley, SEM., Smith, DW., Borghesani, A., Moodie, D., Ran, M. and Ben-Ezra, Y., (2009). 480-Mbps, Bi-Directional, Ultra-Wideband Radio-Over-Fiber Transmission Using a 1308/1564-nm Reflective Electro-Absorption Transducer and Commercially Available VCSELs. Journal of Lightwave Technology. 27 (3), 266-272

Toycan, M., Tsalamanis, I., Thakur, M., Walker, SD. and Parker, MC., (2007). Graeco-Latin-routed, self-wrapping, FSR-interleaved, AWG-based access network. Journal of Optical Networking. 6 (6), 654-654

Lepley, JJ., Thakur, MP., Tsalamanis, I., Bock, C., Arellano, C., Prat, J. and Walker, SD., (2005). VDSL transmission over a fiber extended-access network. Journal of Optical Networking. 4 (8), 517-517

Conferences (45)

Binh, LN., Mikroulis, S., Hillerkuss, D., Cano, IN., Walker, SD. and Thakur, MP., (2019). 5G optical transport networking: from photonic devices to processors

Gonzales Guerrero, L., Balakier, K., Thakur, M., Shams, H., Ponnampalam, L., Graham, CS., Fice, M., Seeds, A. and Renaud, C., (2019). Photonic systems for tunable mm-wave and THz wireless communications

Balakier, K., Thakur, MP., Van Dijk, F., Lamponi, M., Chtioui, M., Leiba, Y., Mitchell, JE., Seeds, AJ. and Renaud, CC., (2016). Demonstration of photonic integrated Rau for millimetre-wave gigabit wireless transmissio

Thakur, MP., Mikroulis, S., Renaud, CC., Olmos, JJV., Medeiros, MCR. and Mitchell, JE., (2015). Cost-efficient DWDM-PON/Mm-Wave wireless integration using coherent radio-over-fiber (CRoF)

Mikroulis, S., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2015). Investigation of a cost-efficient PON/mm-wave converged access topology using multimode fiber feeds

Mikroulis, S., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2015). Comparison of OFDM standards for 60GHz SMF-MMF radio over fiber links

Morant, M., Llorente, R., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2015). Full-standard broadcast DVB-T and wireless overlay on legacy and OFDM next-generation FTTH networks

Makris, D., Tsiakas, P., Voudouris, K., Thakur, MP. and Mikroulis, S., (2015). Investigation of the SIW technology for low cost 60 GHz radio over fiber based array antenna units

Medeiros, MCR., Thakur, MP., Mikroulis, S. and Mitchell, JE., (2015). Wavelength shift tolerance of a heterodyne detection scheme for cost-efficient DWDM-PON / 60 GHz wireless integration

Clegg, RG., Spencer, J., Landa, R., Thakur, M., Mitchell, J. and Rio, M., (2014). Pushing Software Defined Networking to the Access

Maher, R., Chin, HM., Thakur, MP., Lavery, D., Bayvel, P., Savory, SJ. and Thomsen, BC., (2014). Fastwavelength switching DP-OFDM transceiver in a 5-node 800km coherent OBS network

Maher, R., Chin, HM., Thakur, MP., Lavery, D., Bayvel, P., Savory, SJ. and Thomsen, BC., (2014). Fast wavelength switching DP-OFDM transceiver in a 5-node 800km coherent OBS network

Thakur, MP., Mikroulis, S., Renaud, CC., Mitchell, JE. and Stohr, A., (2014). DWDM-PON/mm-Wave wireless converged Next Generation Access Topology using coherent heterodyne detection

Mikroulis, S., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2014). Investigation of a robust remote heterodyne envelope detector scheme for cost-efficient E-PON / 60 GHz wireless integration

Maher, R., Chin, HM., Thakur, MP., Lavery, D., Bayvel, P., Savory, SJ. and Thomsen, BC., (2014). Fast wavelength switching DP-OFDM transceiver in a 5-node 800km coherent OBS network

Maher, R., Chin, H-M., Thakur, MP., Lavery, D., Bayvel, P., Savory, SJ. and Thomsen, BC., (2014). Fast Wavelength Switching DP-OFDM Transceiver in a 5-Node 800km Coherent OBS Network

Omomukuyo, O., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2012). Experimental Demonstration of Digital Predistortion for Linearization of Mach-Zehnder Modulators in Direct-Detection MB-OFDM Ultra-Wideband over Fiber Systems

Omomukuyo, O., Thakur, MP. and Mitchell, JE., (2012). Experimental performance analysis of MB-OFDM Ultra-Wideband Radio-Over-Fiber signals in the 60-GHz band using a commercially-available DFB laser

Medeiros, MCR., Thakur, MP., Laurencio, P. and Mitchell, JE., (2012). Transmission limitations of WiMax over fibre transmission employing optical up-conversion schemes

Mitchell, JE., Thakur, MP., Parker, MC. and Walker, SD., (2011). Radio-over-fibre networks: Developments from the BONE Virtual Centre of Excellence in Access

Thakur, MP., Laurêncio, P., Medeiros, MCR. and Mitchell, JE., (2011). Optical frequency tripling with improved suppression and sideband selection

Thakur, MP., Laurêncio, P., Medeiros, MCR. and Mitchell, JE., (2011). Optical frequency tripling with improved suppression and sideband selection

Thakur, MP., Mitchell, JE., Quinlan, TJ., Parker, MC. and Walker, SD., (2010). First demonstration of secure, AWG performance interrogation using OFDM edge-tones on WDM access networks

Milosavljevic, M., Thakur, MP., Kourtessis, P., Mitchell, JE. and John, M., (2010). A multi-wavelength access network featuring WiMAX transmission over GPON links

Bock, C., Quinlan, T., Thakur, MP. and Walker, SD., (2009). Integrated Optical Wireless Access: Advanced topologies for future access networks

Thakur, MP., Quinlan, T., Ahmad Anas, SB., Hunter, DK., Walker, SD., Smith, DW., Borghesani, A. and Moodie, D., (2009). Triple-Format, UWB-WiFi-WiMax, Radio-Over-Fiber Co-Existence Demonstration Featuring Low-Cost 1308/1564 nm VCSELs and a Reflective Electro-Absorption Transceiver

Thakur, MP., Quinlan, T., Ahmad Anas, SB., Hunter, DK., Walker, SD., Smith, DW., Borghesani, A. and Moodie, D., (2009). Multi-wavelength, 4.32 Gbps UWB radio-over-fiber demonstration featuring a reflective electro-absorption transceiver and low-Cost DWDM grid VCSELs

Llorente, R., Morant, M., Tokle, T., Quinlan, T., Thakur, M. and Walker, S., (2009). UWB radio-over-fiber and photonic sensing for cognitive optical access networks

Bock, C., Thakur, MP., Quinlan, T., Dudley, SEM. and Walker, SD., (2008). Integration of wireless and optics, future trends on access networks

Thakur, MP., Quinlan, T., Dudley, S., Toycan, M., Bock, C., Walker, SD., Smith, DW., Borghesani, A., Moodie, D., Llorente, R., Ran, M. and Ben-Ezra, Y., (2008). Bi-directional, 480Mbps, ultra-wideband, radio-over-fibre transmission using a 1310/1564nm reflective electro-absorption transducer and commercially-available components

Smith, DW., Borghesani, A., Moodie, D., Thakur, MP., Quinlan, T., Dudley, S., Toycan, M., Bock, C., Walker, SD., Ran, M. and Ben-Ezra, Y., (2008). 480Mbps ultra-wideband radio-over-fibre transmission using a 1310/1550nm reflective electro-absorption transducer and off-the-shelf components

Llorente, R., Thakur, MP., Morant, M., Walker, SD. and Marti, J., (2008). Performance comparison of radio-over-fibre UWB distribution in SSMF and MMF optical media

Ben-Ezra, Y., Ran, M., Borohovich, E., Leibovich, A., Thakur, MP., Llorente, R. and Walker, SD., (2008). Wimedia-Defined, Ultra-Wideband Radio Transmission over Optical Fibre

Hugues-Salas, E., Razavi, R., Quinlan, TJ., Thakur, MP. and Walker, SD., (2007). A 2.5 Gb/s edge-detecting burst-mode receiver for GPON access networks

Hugues-Salas, E., Razavi, R., Quinlan, TJ., Thakur, MP. and Walker, SD., (2007). A 2.5 Gb/s Edge-Detecting Burst-Mode Receiver for GPON Access Networks

Toycan, M., Thakur, MP. and Walker, SD., (2007). Optical network architecture for UWB range extension beyond a single complex of cells

Thakur, MP., Tsalamanis, I., Lepley, JJ. and Walker, SD., (2006). VDSL transmission over latin routed DWDM optical access networks

Lepley, JJ., Thakur, MP., Tsalamanis, I., Walker, SD., Habel, K., Langer, K-D., Rijckenberg, G-J., Ng'oma, A., Koonen, AMJ. and Wellen, JS., (2006). Interoperability of Last Mile Access Technologies over a Passive Optical Ring Network: Results of the MUSE Demonstration

Thakur, MP., Bock, C., Lepley, JJ., Arellano, C., Prat, J. and Walker, SD., (2005). VDSL over fibre access network with reflective optical network unit

Thakur, MP., Bock, C., Prat, J. and Walker, SD., (2005). Upgrade paths from VDSL-based FTTC to ethernet-based FTTH: an experimental comparison

Thakur, MP., (2005). Passive VDSL transmission over single fibre using reflective technique at customer premises

Bock, C., (2005). Wavelength independent RSOA-based ONU for FTTH PON implementation of switched Ethernet services

Thakur, MP., Tsalamanis, I., Lepley, JJ. and Walker, SD., (2005). VDSL transmission over latin routed DWDM optical access networks

Thakur, MP., Tsalamanis, I., Lepley, JJ. and Walker, SD., (2005). VDSL transmission over latin routed DWDM optical access networks

Thakur, MP., Tsalamanis, I., Lepley, JJ. and Walker, SD., (2005). VDSL transmission over latin routed DWDM optical access networks

Grants and funding

2017

To develop Ethernet based software control of reference designs for networked microphones.

Innovate UK (formerly Technology Strategy Board)

Contact

mpthak@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1206 872340

Location:

1NW.3.25, Colchester Campus