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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering D-index 73 Citations 25,726 750 World Ranking 229 National Ranking 129
Physics D-index 74 Citations 26,384 761 World Ranking 2760 National Ranking 1359

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2016 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For significant advances in high-capacity optical communication systems.

2014 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2014 - IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award “For contributions to high-capacity, multiplexed, optical communication systems.”

2012 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2011 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2011 - SPIE Fellow

2004 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to the fundamental understanding and mitigation of key limitations of lightwave transmission systems and networks.

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Telecommunications

Alan E. Willner mostly deals with Optics, Multiplexing, Electronic engineering, Optical communication and Angular momentum. The various areas that Alan E. Willner examines in his Optics study include Optoelectronics and Orbital angular momentum of light. His Multiplexing study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Free-space optical communication, Communication channel, Mode volume, Transmitter and Orbital angular momentum multiplexing.

His work deals with themes such as Optical performance monitoring, Optical cross-connect, Polarization mode dispersion and Signal processing, which intersect with Electronic engineering. His Optical communication research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Group delay and phase delay and Bit error rate. The concepts of his Angular momentum study are interwoven with issues in Light beam, Azimuth, Beam and Data transmission.

His most cited work include:

  • Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing (2361 citations)
  • Terabit-Scale Orbital Angular Momentum Mode Division Multiplexing in Fibers (1549 citations)
  • Optical communications using orbital angular momentum beams (811 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Optics, Electronic engineering, Multiplexing, Wavelength-division multiplexing and Optoelectronics. His Optics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Phase-shift keying and Angular momentum. His Angular momentum research integrates issues from Light beam and Beam.

His Electronic engineering research includes themes of Communication channel, Bit error rate, Optical performance monitoring, Signal processing and Polarization mode dispersion. Alan E. Willner interconnects Transmitter, Free-space optical communication, Transmission and Orbital angular momentum multiplexing in the investigation of issues within Multiplexing. His studies in Wavelength-division multiplexing integrate themes in fields like Optical filter and Optical amplifier.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optics (68.53%)
  • Electronic engineering (24.68%)
  • Multiplexing (19.52%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Optics (68.53%)
  • Multiplexing (19.52%)
  • Angular momentum (11.26%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Optics, Multiplexing, Angular momentum, Phase-shift keying and Signal processing. His work in Optics tackles topics such as Signal which are related to areas like Fiber Bragg grating. His Multiplexing study deals with Transmitter intersecting with MIMO.

Alan E. Willner works in the field of Angular momentum, focusing on Orbital angular momentum multiplexing in particular. His Phase-shift keying study incorporates themes from Wavelength, Keying, Bit error rate, Quadrature amplitude modulation and Gigabit. While the research belongs to areas of Signal processing, he spends his time largely on the problem of Electronic engineering, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Transmission.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Roadmap on structured light (213 citations)
  • Experimental characterization of a 400 Gbit/s orbital angular momentum multiplexed free-space optical link over 120 m. (119 citations)
  • Orbital Angular Momentum-based Space Division Multiplexing for High-capacity Underwater Optical Communications. (86 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Optics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Telecommunications

His primary scientific interests are in Optics, Multiplexing, Angular momentum, Phase-shift keying and Frequency comb. Alan E. Willner is involved in the study of Optics that focuses on Optical communication in particular. His Multiplexing research incorporates elements of Transmitter, Forward error correction, Optical link and Free-space optical communication.

His work carried out in the field of Angular momentum brings together such families of science as Communication link, Light beam, Crosstalk, Beam and Gigabit. His research on Phase-shift keying also deals with topics like

  • Bit error rate which intersects with area such as Data transmission,

  • Keying together with Phase-locked loop. His Frequency comb study also includes

  • Modulation that connect with fields like Optoelectronics,

  • Lithium niobate that connect with fields like Amplitude modulation and Four-wave mixing.

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Best Publications

Terabit free-space data transmission employing orbital angular momentum multiplexing

Jian Wang;Jian Wang;Jeng-Yuan Yang;Irfan M. Fazal;Nisar Ahmed.
Nature Photonics (2012)

2940 Citations

Terabit-Scale Orbital Angular Momentum Mode Division Multiplexing in Fibers

Nenad Bozinovic;Yang Yue;Yongxiong Ren;Moshe Tur.
Science (2013)

1986 Citations

Optical communications using orbital angular momentum beams

A. E. Willner;H. Huang;Y. Yan;Y. Ren.
Advances in Optics and Photonics (2015)

891 Citations

High-capacity millimetre-wave communications with orbital angular momentum multiplexing

Yan Yan;Guodong Xie;Martin P. J. Lavery;Hao Huang.
Nature Communications (2014)

746 Citations

Optical performance monitoring

D.C. Kilper;R. Bach;D.J. Blumenthal;D. Einstein.
optical fiber communication conference (2004)

632 Citations

Optical Fiber Communication Systems

Leonid G. Kazovsky;Sergio Benedetto;Alan E. Willner.
(1996)

439 Citations

Roadmap on structured light

Halina Rubinsztein-Dunlop;Andrew Forbes;Michael Berry;Mark R Dennis.
Journal of Optics (2017)

430 Citations

All-Optical Signal Processing

Alan E. Willner;Salman Khaleghi;Mohammad Reza Chitgarha;Omer Faruk Yilmaz.
Journal of Lightwave Technology (2014)

410 Citations

Optical Fiber Communication

Winston I. Way;Franklin K. Tong;Alan E. Willner.
Optical Fiber Communication (1998)

371 Citations

100 Tbit/s free-space data link enabled by three-dimensional multiplexing of orbital angular momentum, polarization, and wavelength

Hao Huang;Guodong Xie;Yan Yan;Nisar Ahmed.
Optics Letters (2014)

364 Citations

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