Project under R & D Vide Sanction order F26-14/2003 TS.V dated 14-01-2004, Amount Rs. 12 lacs.

 

Serial Number Project Name Sponsered by Project Duration
1 Designing and Simulation of High Data Rate Optical Fiber Transmission Systems (Completed) Funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Govt. of India, New Delhi (2004-2007), NIT, Jalandhar. 2004-2007

 

Principal investigator(s) Specific objectives of the project: Specific outcome of the project:
Dr Ajay K Sharma, Professor, NIT Jalandhar To consider the issues related to physical impairments in high data rate optical transmission links and WDM networks like: chromatic & polarization dispersion, fiber nonlinearities.

Designing and simulation of high data rate in presence of physical impairments and their compensation.

Performance investigations of high data rate systems and networks using performance metrics BER, Q-factor and eye diagram etc.

The project completed and resulted in number of publications at International Journals and National Journals 2004-2007

 

Project under R & D Vide Sanction order F28-2/2000 TS.V dated 28-03-2001, Amount Rs. 6 lacs.

 

Serial Number Project Name Sponsered by Project Duration
2 Studies on Dispersion and Fiber Nonlinearities for Optical Communication Systems and Networks (Completed) Funded by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Govt. of India, New Delhi (2000-2002) 2000-03
Principal investigator(s) Specific objectives of the project: Specific outcome of the project:
Dr Ajay K Sharma, Assistant Professor, REC, Jalandhar · To investigate the dispersion and nonlinear factors degrading the overall performance of the optical communication systems and networks.

· To analyze the impact of higher-order dispersion effects on WDM systems and networks.

· To investigate the performance of WDM based systems and networks in the presence of homodyne cross talk.

· To develop wavelength re-routing algorithm for the dynamic traffic in WDM networks.

The project completed and resulted in number of publications at International Journals and National Journals 2000-03

Specific outcome of the project:

Lab Development Ph.D.
The fund was utilized to develop the lab at NIT (Erstwhile REC) Jalandhar. I have supervised one Ph.D. thesis under this project on the topic “Performance Analysis of Broadband Optical Communication Systems and Networks with Dispersion and Fiber Nonlinearities” to R S Kaler, Punjab Technical University.

 

Project under R & D 1996 completed in 1999, Amount Rs. 6 lacs.

 

Serial Number Project Name Sponsered by Project Duration
3 Studies on broadband optical communication systems (Completed) All India council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, 1995-96, REC Hamirpur (HP) 1995-96
Principal investigator(s) Specific objectives of the project:
Dr R K Sinha, Assistant Professor, Applied Physics, REC, Hamirpur.

Ajay K Sharma, Electronics & Comm. Engg. REC, Jalandhar

· Investigations of various multiplexing techniques for optical communication systems and networks.

· To study the criteria for WDM optical communication systems and to design parameters like calculation of channel separation, ISI-, cross talk- and dispersion-calculation etc.

· To investigate the dispersion compensation technique by differential time delay for broadband optical communication. Calculation of phase deviation and figure of merit will be taken up with a view of its implementation at laboratory scale.

· To investigate the pulse compression technique for high bit-rate optical communication systems.

· Development of bit delay (skew) correction algorithm for byte-wide WDM systems and its hardware development.

· Design and development of video, voice, and data link using optical fiber.

· To investigate the design and its development criteria for WDM based Optical Line Terminal Equipment (OLTE).

1995-96

Specific outcome of the project:

Lab Development Ph.D.
The fund was utilized to develop the lab at REC Hamirpur. I have completed my Ph.D. on the topic “Studies of Broadband Optical Communication Systems and Networks” under the supervision of Dr R A Agarwala and Dr. R K Sinha.