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Dr Athanasios Tsokanos MSc, PhD, OTJNR, CJNR, FHEA

Brief biographical information

athanasios.tsokanos@plymouth.ac.uk

  

Dr Athanasios Tsokanos is a former Lecturer in computer networks at Plymouth University. Before joining the CSCAN research centre he worked as an engineer for JA.NET UK which is the network that connects all the universities and research institutions in the UK. In JA.NET he was the project manager for a project in the area of GMPLS (Generalized Multi Protocol Label Switching). He has certificates in networking from Juniper Networks.

Research interests

Optical networking, High speed optical interfaces, Next generation Network designs, SDN, GMPLS, OOFDM, WDM systems, Traffic modelling, network security.

Education/qualifications

PhD in Performance Modelling and Evaluation of Optical Networks, University of Bradford
MSc in Personal, Mobile and Satellite communications, University of Bradford
OTJNR CERTIFICATE-Operation and Troubleshooting of Juniper Networks Routers - M/T-Series, 
CJNR CERTIFICATE-Configuring Juniper Networks Routers - M/T-Series, Juniper Networks training centre, Amsterdam, Holland.

Journal papers

Artificial Neural Network Nonlinear Equalizer for Coherent Optical OFDM
Jarajreh MA, Giacoumidis E, Aldaya I, Le ST, Tsokanos A, Ghassemlooy Z, Doran NJ
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Issue: 99, 2014
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Volterra-Based Reconfigurable Nonlinear Equalizer for Coherent OFDM
Giacoumidis E, Aldaya I, Jarajreh MA, Tsokanos A, Le ST, Farjady F, Jaouën Y, Ellis AD, Doran NJ
Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE, Volume 26, Issue 14, pp1383-1386, 2014
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Dual-polarization multi-band optical OFDM transmission and transceiver limitations for up to 500 Gb/s uncompensated long-haul links
Giacoumidis E, Jarajreh MA, Sygletos S, Le ST, Farjady F, Tsokanos A, Hamié A, Pincemin E, Jaouën Y, Ellis AD, Doran NJ
Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 9, pp10975-10986, 2014
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Reductions of peak-to-average power ratio and optical beat interference in cost-effective OFDMA-PONs
Tsokanos A, Giacoumidis E, Zardas G, Kavatzikidis A, Diamantopoulos NP, Aldaya I, Tomkos I
Photonic Network Communications, Springer, Volume 26, Issue 2 Page(s) 44-52, 2013
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Adaptive Loading Algorithms for IMDD Optical OFDM PON Systems Using Directly Modulated Lasers
Giacoumidis E, Kavatzikidis A, Tsokanos A, Tang JM, Tomkos I
IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp769-778 , 2012
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Extensive Comparisons of Optical Fast-OFDM and Conventional Optical OFDM for Local and Access Networks
Giacoumidis E, Tsokanos A, Mouchos H, Zardas G, Alves C, Wei JL, Tang JM, Gosset C, Jaouën Y, Tomkos I
IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp724-733, 2012
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Dynamic OBS Offset Allocation in WDM Networks
Mouchos H, Tsokanos A, Kouvatsos DD
Journal Computer Communications, Volume 33, Issue 1, supplement 1, pp s130-s145, 2010
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Statistical Performance Comparisons of Optical OFDM Adaptive Loading Algorithms in Multimode Fiber-Based Transmission Systems
Giacoumidis E, Tsokanos A, Xianqing J, Tang JM
IEEE Photonics Journal, Volume: 2 Issue 6, pp1051 – 1059, 2010
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Adaptive-Modulation-Enabled WDM Impairment Reduction in Multichannel Optical OFDM Transmission Systems for Next-Generation PONs
Giacoumidis E, Wei JL, Yang XL, Tsokanos A, Tang JM
IEEE Photonics Journal, Volume: 2 Issue: 2, pages: 130 – 140, 2010
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A Scalable Model for the Performance Evaluation of ROADMs with Generic Switching Capabilities
Tsokanos A, Mouchos H, Giacoumidis E, Tang JM
Journal of networks, Volume 5, Issue 10, pp1215-1220, 2010
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10 Journal papers

Conference papers

A Review on Power Consumption Reduction Techniques on OFDM
Al-Obaidi S, Ambroze MA, Ghita BV, Giacoumidis E, Tsokanos A
Proceedings of the Eleventh International Network Conference (INC 2016), Frankfurt, Germany, July 19-21, pp3-8, ISBN: 978-1-84102-410-3, 2016
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Monte-Carlo-based method for group delay ripple reduction in cascaded dispersion compensation FBGs
Aldaya I, Giacoumidis E, Tsyier S, Tsokanos A, Ghassemlooy Z, Martins IB, Perez-Sanchez G, Tomkos I
Network and Optical Communications (NOC), 2013 18th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications , Page(s): 171 – 174, Print ISBN: 978-1-4673-5821-7 , 2013
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Cost-effective broadband GaAs IQ modulator array for long-reach OFDM-PONs
Stampoulidis LN, Giacoumidis E, O'Keefe MF, Aldaya I, Walker RG, Zhou Y, Cameron N, Kehayas E, Tsokanos A, Tomkos I, Doran NJ, Zimmermann L
Optical Communication (ECOC 2013), 39th European Conference and Exhibition on communications, Page(s): 1 – 3, E-ISBN : 978-1-84919-759-5, 2013
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Performance optimization of adaptive loading algorithms for SMF-based optical OFDM transceivers
Giacoumidis E, Wei JL, Tsokanos A, Kavatzikidis A, Hugues-Salas E, Tang JM, Tomkos I
Networks and Optical Communications (NOC), 2011 16th European Conference on Network and Optical Communications, Page(s): 56 – 59, E-ISBN : 978-1-86135-373-3 Print ISBN: 978-1-61284-753-5 , 2011
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4 Conference papers

Contributions to edited books

Traffic Modelling and Performance Analysis of Optical Networks
Mouchos H, Tsokanos A, Kouvatsos DD
A Handbook on Convergent Multi-Service Networks and Next Generation Internet, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-02741-3, 2011
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1 Contributions to edited books

15 publication(s) - all categories.