Swen König

Dipl.-Ing. Swen König

Curriculum Vitae - Swen König

Name:  Swen König
Position: Research Assistant
Degrees: 2008  Dipl.-Ing. (Electrical Engineering) from University of Stuttgart
2008  Diplôme d'ingénieur de TELECOM ParisTech (ENST Paris)
Research Interests:
  • Optical access networks
  • Semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOA)
  • Optical-wireless convergence
  • Radio-over-fiber, micro-wave photonics, mm-wave photonics
Projects:

MilliLink: Millimeter-Wave Wireless Links in Optical Communication-Networks. Funded by BMBF.

CONDOR: Converged Heterogeneous Metro/Access Infrastructure. Funded by BMBF.

ERMES: Embedded Resonant and Modulable Self-Tuning Laser Cavity for Next Generation Access Network Transmitter. Funded by EC FP7.

Photonic Road SME: Technology roadmaps in the field of photonics outlining technical and economical potential for small and medium sized enterprises (SME). Funded by EC FP7.


Teaching Assistance

 

Current semester:
Previous semesters:
WT = Winter Term, ST = Summer Term
 

Supervised Theses

Student Type Thesis Title Period (DD.MM.YYYY)
Florian Boes
MSc 100 Gbit/s mm-Wave Photonic Wireless Link
13.08.2012-13.02.2013
Djorn Karnick DA Linear Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers in Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers for Next Generation Optical Metro/Access Networks 22.08.2011-21.02.2012
Daniel Lindt BSc Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers in ROADMs for fututre Converged Metro/Access Ring Networks 01.06.2011-01.12.2011
George Okyere Dwapanyin KSOP Intern
Feasibility Studies of 7µm and 8µm Wavelength Quantum Cascade Lasers 01.08.2011-06.10.2011
Matthias Hoh DA Rival Signals in Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Reach-Extended WDM-TDM-Gigabit Passive-Optical Network Converged with Radio-over-Fiber 20.08.2010-19.02.2011
Djorn Karnick SA Directly Modulated Lasers for OFDM 02.08.2010-15.12.2010
Arne Josten BSc OFDM in Future Access Networks 09.08.2010-12.11.2010
Benedikt Bäuerle BSc Generation of Electrical OFDM for Future Access Networks 12.04.2010-08.10.2010
Jörg Pfeifle DA Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers in Radio-over-Fiber Networks 16.11.2009-16.05.2010
Alejandro Sánchez Santos DA Simulation and Performance Analysis of Multimode Fibers for Radio-over-Fiber Systems 20.04.2009-30.11.2009
Arnab Bhattacharya SA Setup of a Radio-over-Fiber Link and Study of the Inclusion of a Quantum Dot Semiconductor Optical Amplifier to Enhance the Link Performance 27.04.2009-31.07.2009

DA = Diplomarbeit (=Master thesis), SA = Studienarbeit (student research project), MSc = Master thesis, BSc = Bachelor thesis.

 

Publications of Swen König

In the News:

World Record: Wireless Data Transmission at 100 Gbit/s
Press release in Oct. 2013 by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in German and English.
Media response on this press release (pdf, 2 MByte). See also here (IPQ in the news).

New World Record in Wireless Data Transmission
Press release in May 2013 by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in German and English.

Record-Speed Wireless Data Bridge Demonstrated: Takes High-Speed Communications the 'Last Mile'
Press release in March 2012 by Optical Society of America (OSA) pdf. Further releases on Science Daily, Business Wire, etc.

 

Journals:

'Wireless sub-THz communication system with high data rate'
S. Koenig, D. Lopez-Diaz, J. Antes, F. Boes, R. Henneberger, A. Leuther, A. Tessmann, R. Schmogrow, D. Hillerkuss, R. Palmer, T. Zwick, C. Koos, W. Freude, O. Ambacher, J. Leuthold, and I. Kallfass
Nature Photonics, published online October 13, 2013.
doi: 10.1038/nphoton.2013.275

'Silicon-Organic Hybrid MZI Modulator Generating OOK, BPSK and 8-ASK Signals for Up to 84 Gbit/s'
R. Palmer, L. Alloatti, D. Korn, P. C. Schindler, R. Schmogrow, W. Heni, S. Koenig, J. Bolten, T. Wahlbrink, M. Waldow, H. Yu, W. Bogaerts, P. Verheyen, G. Lepage, M. Pantouvaki, J. van Campenhout, P. Absil, R. Dinu, W. Freude, C. Koos, and J. Leuthold.
IEEE Photonics Journal, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 6600907-6600907, Apr. 2013.
doi: 10.1109/JPHOT.2013.2258142

'Linear semiconductor optical amplifiers for amplification of advanced modulation formats'
R. Bonk, G. Huber, T. Vallaitis, S. Koenig, R. Schmogrow, D. Hillerkuss, R. Brenot, F. Lelarge, G.-H. Duan, S. Sygletos, C. Koos, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
Opt. Express, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 9657–9672, Apr. 2012.
doi: 10.1364/OE.20.009657

'Error vector magnitude as a performance measure for advanced modulation formats'
R. Schmogrow, B. Nebendahl, M. Winter, A. Josten, D. Hillerkuss, S. Koenig, J. Meyer, M. Dreschmann, M. Huebner, C. Koos, J. Becker, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 61-63, Jan. 2012.
doi: 10.1109/LPT.2011.2172405

'26 Tbit s-1 line-rate super-channel transmission utilizing all-optical fast Fourier transform processing'
D. Hillerkuss, R. Schmogrow, T. Schellinger, M. Jordan, M. Winter, G. Huber, T. Vallaitis, R. Bonk, P. Kleinow, F. Frey, M. Roeger, S. Koenig, A. Ludwig, A. Marculescu, J. Li, M. Hoh, M. Dreschmann, J. Meyer, S. Ben Ezra, N. Narkiss, B. Nebendahl, F. Parmigiani, P. Petropoulos, B. Resan, A. Oehler, K. Weingarten, T. Ellermeyer, J. Lutz, M. Moeller, M. Huebner, J. Becker, C. Koos, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
Nature Photonics 5 364–371, June 2011; Published online May 22, 2011.
doi: 10.1038/nphoton.2011.74

 

Conferences:

'A 240 GHz Quadrature Receiver and Transmitter for Data Transmission up to 40 Gbit/s'
D. Lopez-Diaz, S. Koenig, J. Antes, F. Boes, F. Kurz, R. Henneberger, A. Tessmann, A. Leuther, S. Wagner, M. Schlechtweg, O. Ambacher, I. Kallfass.
IEEE European Microwave Week (EuMW), Nuremberg, Germany, 2013.

'High-Speed Silicon-Organic Hybrid (SOH) Modulator with 1.6 fJ/bit and 180 pm/V In-Device Nonlinearity'
R. Palmer, S. Koeber, W. Heni, D. Elder, D. Korn, H. Yu, L. Alloatti, S. Koenig, P. Schindler, W. Bogaerts, M. Pantouvaki, G. Lepege, P. Verheyen, J. van Campenhout, P. Absil, R. Baets, L. Dalton, W. Freude, J. Leuthold, and C. Koos.
European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC), London, UK, 2013, paper We3.B3 [invited]

'Transmission of an 8-PSK Modulated 30 Gbit/s Signal Using an MMIC-Based 240 GHz Wireless Link'
J. Antes, S. Koenig, D. Lopez-Diaz, F. Boes, A. Tessmann, R. Henneberger, O. Ambacher, T. Zwick, I. Kallfass.
IEEE MTT-S Int. Microwave Symposium, Seattle, USA, 2013

'EVM as new Quality metric for optical Modulation Analysis'
B. Nebendahl, R. Schmogrow, A. Josten, D. Hillerkuss, S. Koenig, M. Winter, W. Freude, C. Koos, J. Leuthold.
IEEE Saudi International Electronics, Communication and Photonics Conference (SIECPC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 2013.

'100 Gbit/s Wireless Link with mm-Wave Photonics'
S. Koenig, F. Boes, D. Lopez-Diaz, J. Antes, R. Henneberger, R. Schmogrow, D. Hillerkuss, R. Palmer, T. Zwick, C. Koos, W. Freude, O. Ambacher, I. Kallfass, and J. Leuthold.
Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Anaheim (CA), USA, postdeadline paper 5B.4, March 2013

'Cascade of 4 SOAs with 448 Gbit/s (224 Gbit/s) dual Channel Dual Polarization 16QAM (QPSK) for High-Capacity Business Paths in Converged Metro-Access Networks'
S. Koenig, R. Bonk, R. Schmogrow, A. Josten, D. Karnick, H. Schmuck, W. Poehlmann, Th. Pfeiffer, C. Koos, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Anaheim (CA), USA, paper OTh4A.3, March 2013.

'Silicon-Organic Hybrid (SOH) Modulator Generating up to 84 Gbit/s BPSK and M-ASK Signals'
R. Palmer, L. Alloatti, D. Korn, P. C. Schindler, R. Schmogrow, M. Baier, S. Koenig, D. Hillerkuss, J. Bolten, T. Wahlbrink, M. Waldow, R. Dinu,W. Freude, C. Koos, and J. Leuthold.
Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Anaheim (CA), USA, paper OW4J.6, March 2013.

'Quality Metrics in Optical Modulation Analysis: EVM and its relation to Q-factor, OSNR, and BER'
B. Nebendahl, R. Schmogrow, T. Dennis, A. Josten, D. Hillerkuss, S. Koenig, J. Meyer, M. Dreschmann, M. Winter, M. Huebener, W. Freude, C. Koos, and J. Leuthold.
Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (ACP), Guangzhou, China, November 2012.

'Quality metrics for optical transmission'
W. Freude, R. Schmogrow, B. Nebendahl, M. Winter, A. Josten, D. Hillerkuss, S. Koenig, J. Meyer, M. Dreschmann, M. Huebner, C. Koos, and J. Leuthold.
OSA Photonics in Switching (PS'12), Ajaccio (Corsica), France, Sept. 2012 [invited].

'Quality metrics for optical signals: Eye diagram, OSNR, Q-factor, EVM and BER'
W. Freude, R. Schmogrow, B. Nebendahl, M. Winter, A. Josten, D. Hillerkuss, S. Koenig, J. Meyer, M. Dreschmann, M. Huebner, C. Koos, J. Becker, and J. Leuthold.
14th Intern. Conf. on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON2012), University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, July 2012 [invited].

'Performance analysis of an OFDM transmission system with directly modulated lasers for wireless backhauling'
A. K. Mishra, Z. Wang, H. Klein, R. Bonk, S. Koenig, D. Karnick, R. Schmogrow, D. Hillerkuss, M. Moehrle, Th. Pfeiffer, C.; Koos, J. Leuthold, and W. Freude.
14th Intern. Conf. on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON2012), University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, July 2012 [invited].

'220 GHz wireless data transmission experiments up to 30 Gbit/s'
J. Antes, S. Koenig, A. Leuther, H. Massler, J. Leuthold, O. Ambacher, and I. Kallfass.
Microwave Symposium Digest (MTT), IEEE IMS International, June 2012.

'High-Speed Wireless Bridge at 220 GHz Connecting Two Fiber-Optic Links Each Spanning up to 20 km'
S. Koenig, J. Antes, D. Lopez-Diaz, I. Kallfass, T. Zwick, C. Koos, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Los Angeles (CA), USA, paper OM2B.1, March 2012.
[Semi-finalist for the Corning outstanding student paper award competition].

'Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers in Extended Reach PONs'
J. Leuthold,W. Freude, C. Koos, R. Bonk, S. Koenig, D. Hillerkuss, and R. Schmogrow.
Access Networks and In-house Communications (ANIC), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America), Toronto, Canada, paper ATuA1, June 2011 [invited].

'Alamouti Code against PDL in Polarization Multiplexed Systems'
S. Mumtaz, G. Rekaya-Ben Othman, Y. Jaouen, J. Li, S. Koenig, R. Schmogrow, and J. Leuthold.
Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCOM), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America), Toronto, Canada, Coding I, paper SPTuA2, June 2011.

'Experimental Demonstration of PDL Mitigation using Polarization-Time Coding in PDM-OFDM Systems'
S. Mumtaz, J. Li, S. Koenig, Y. Jaouen, R. Schmogrow, G. Rekaya-Ben Othman, and J. Leuthold.
Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCOM), OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America), Toronto, Canada, Coding II, paper SPWB6, June 2011.

'Systemkonzept und Realisierung einer Millimeterwellenfunkstrecke mit Datenraten über 12,5 Gbit/s'
J. Antes, D. Lopez-Diaz, M. Schlechtweg, D. Diebold, H. Gulan, F. Poprawa, F. Kurz, R. Henneberger, E. Roppelt, S. Koenig, J. Leuthold, T. Schneider, T. Zwick, O. Ambacher, and I. Kallfass
In 16. VDE/ITG Fachtagung Mobilkommunikation, May 2011.

'Rival Signals in SOA Reach-Extended WDM-TDM-GPON Converged with RoF'
S. Koenig, M. Hoh, R. Bonk, H. Wang, P. Pahl, T. Zwick, C. Koos, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Los Angeles (CA), USA, paper OWT1, March 2011.

'Energy-efficient MAC Protocol Enabling an Optically Powered Sensor Network'
M. Roeger, F. Boes, A. Kleff, B. Hiba, M. Baier, M. Hoh, S. Koenig, C. Koos, J. Leuthold, and W. Freude.
Proc. Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Los Angeles (CA), USA, paper JWA088, March 2011.

'Optical and Electrical Power Dynamic Range of Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers in Radio-over-Fiber Networks'
S. Koenig
, J. Pfeifle, R. Bonk, T. Vallaitis, C. Meuer, D. Bimberg, C. Koos, W. Freude, and J. Leuthold.
Proc. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC), Torino, Italy, paper Th.10.B.6, September 2010.