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... João Lopes Rebola

Researcher

João Rebola

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Networking – Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72


Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 19-11-2004
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 07-09-1999
  • IEEE , 01-01-2002,
  • Sistemas de Telecomunicações Guiados, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lic. Engenharia de telecomunicações e informática
  • Modulação e Codificação, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Lic. Engenharia Telecomunicações e Informática
  • Sistemas e Redes de Comunicação Óptica, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Mestrado em Engenharia de Telecomunicações e Informática
  • Fundamentos de Arquitectura de Computadores, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Engenharia Informática; Engenharia Informática e de Telecomunicações; Informática e Gestão de Empresas
Supervision of theses
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Limites de capacidade de sistemas de fibra multi-núcleo limitados por diafonia entre núcleos, MSc Student, Ana Margarida Domingues, 12-2019
  • Planning tool for ROADM-based optical networks, MSc Student, Hernâni Mudanisse, 12-2019
  • Optical Network Planning for Dynamic Applications, MSc Student, Carlos Jorge da Cruz Rodrigues, 11-2018
  • Impact of in-band crosstalk on colorless, directionless, contentionless (CDC) ROADM-based flexible grid optical networks, MSc Student, Diogo Gonçalo Sequeira, 11-2017
  • Monte-Carlo simulation of an optical DQPSK system impaired by crosstalk, MSc Student, Genádio Martins, 06-2012
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, A. F. S. S. M. Marques, 10 Gbps CPRI signals transmission impaired by intercore crosstalk in 5G network fronthauls with multicore fibers, Photonic Network Communications, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1 - 12, January, 2019 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Estimating the Performance of DD OFDM Optical Systems Impaired by In-Band Crosstalk Using the Moment Generating Function, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 2562 - 2570, May, 2016 | BibTex
  • L. Cancela, J. Rebola, J. J. O. Pires, Implications of in-band crosstalk on DQPSK signals in ROADM-based metropolitan optical networks, Optical Switching and Networking, Vol. 19, No. part 3, pp. 135 - 144, January, 2016,
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  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Analysis of Performance Assessment of Direct-Detection OFDM Optical Receivers with Imperfect RF Demodulation, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 180 - 189, February, 2014,
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  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Moment Generating Function for the Rigorous Performance Assessment of Direct-Detection Baseband OFDM Communication Systems, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, No. 23, pp. 3617 - 3626, December, 2012 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Bit Error Probability Evaluation in Optically Preamplified Direct-Detection OFDM Systems Using the Moment Generating Function, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 229 - 237, March, 2012 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Accuracy of Gaussian approach for the performance evaluation of direct-detection receiver with partially polarized noise, Fiber and Integrated Optics, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 135 - 146, May, 2007 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Analysis and validation of the probability density function of the output current of optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical filtering through Monte Carlo simulation, Journal of Optical Comm., Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 242 - 248, October, 2006 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Closed-form expression for arbitrary modulation formats performance evaluation in optically amplified systems, Journal of Optical Comm., Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 130 - 136, June, 2006 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Performance evaluation of optically preamplified receivers with partially polarised noise and arbitrary optical filtering: a rigorous approach, IEE Proceedings, Part J – Optoelectronics, Vol. 152, No. 5, pp. 251 - 262, October, 2005 | BibTex
  • A. Cartaxo, J. Rebola, N. P. T. Pavlovic, P. Charrua, D. Fonseca, J. Morgado, R.S. Luis, M. Leiria, Overview of DWDM/ODC project, Fiber and Integrated Optics, Vol. 24, No. 3-4, pp. 331 - 352, April, 2005 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Probability density function of the output current of cascaded multiplexer/demultiplexers in transparent optical networks, Fiber and Integrated Optics, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 55 - 72, March, 2005 | BibTex
  • M. Leiria, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Gaussian approach for the performance assessment of optical multiplexer/demultiplexer concatenation in transparent optical networks, IEE Proceedings, Part J – Optoelectronics, Vol. 151, No. 3, pp. 157 - 165, June, 2004 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Q-factor estimation and impact of spontaneous-spontaneous beat noise on the performance of optically preamplified receivers, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 87 - 95, January, 2003 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Performance optimization of Gaussian apodized fiber Bragg grating filters in WDM systems, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 20, No. 8, pp. 1537 - 1544, August, 2002 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Power penalty assessment in optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical filtering and signal-dependent noise dominance, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 401 - 408, March, 2002 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Gaussian approach for performance evaluation of optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical and electrical filters, IEE Proceedings, Part J – Optoelectronics, Vol. 148, No. 2, pp. 135 - 142, June, 2001 | BibTex
  • T. M. F. Alves, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Outage probability due to intercore crosstalk in weakly-coupled MCF systems with OOK signaling, OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, San Diego, United States, Vol., pp. -, March, 2019 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, T. M. F. Alves, A. Cartaxo, A. S. M. Marques, 5G fronthauls with multicore fibers: CPRI signals performance degradation induced by intercore crosstalk, SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, United States, Vol., pp. -, February, 2019 | BibTex
  • B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Inter-core Crosstalk Dependence on Design Parameters in Coherent Detection Weakly-Coupled Multicore Fiber Systems, International Conf. on Transparent Optical Networks - ICTON, Bucharest, Romania, Vol., pp. -, July, 2018,
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  • D. G. Sequeira, L. Cancela, J. Rebola, Physical Layer Impairments in Cascaded Multi-Degree CDC ROADMs with NRZ and Nyquist Pulse Shaped Signals, ICETE International Conf. on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS, Porto, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, July, 2018,
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  • A. S. M. Marques, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Transmission of CPRI signals along weakly-coupled multicore fibers for support of 5G networks, International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks ICTON, Bucharest, Romania, Vol., pp. -, July, 2018 | BibTex
  • D. G. Sequeira, L. Cancela, J. Rebola, Impact of Physical Layer Impairments on Multi-Degree CDC ROADM -based Optical Networks, 22th International Conference on Optical Network Design and Modeling ONDM, Dublin, Ireland, Vol., pp. -, May, 2018,
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  • B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Impact of Inter-Core Crosstalk on the Performance of Multi-core Fibers-based SDM Systems with Coherent Detection, INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS, Funchal, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, January, 2018,
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  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, On the use of the Gaussian approach for the performance evaluation of direct-detection OFDM receivers impaired by in-band crosstalk, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2016 | BibTex
  • B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Influence of the SSBI Mitigation on the In-Band Crosstalk Tolerance of Virtual Carrier-Assisted DD Multi-Band OFDM Metro Networks, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2016 | BibTex
  • L. Cancela, D. G. Sequeira, B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, J. J. O. Pires, Analytical Tools for Evaluating the Impact of In-Band Crosstalk in DP-QPSK Signals, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, June, 2016,
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  • B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Tolerance to In-Band Crosstalk of Virtual Carrier-Assisted Direct Detection Multi-Band OFDM Systems, INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS, Rome, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 33 - 39, February, 2016 | BibTex
  • B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, L. Cancela, Assessing the Impact of In-Band Crosstalk on the Performance of M-QAM Coherent Receivers using the Error Vector Magnitude, 10th Conference on Telecommunications Conftele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2015,
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  • P. Sebastião, J. Rebola, F. Cercas, Efficient planning tool for fiber optic communication systems: access and transport network, 10th Conference on Telecommunications Conftele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. --, pp. -- - --, September, 2015,
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  • B.R. Pinheiro, J. Rebola, L. Cancela, Impact of In-Band Crosstalk Signals with Different Duty-Cycles in M-QAM Optical Coherent Receivers, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, London, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, July, 2015 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Impact of In-Band Crosstalk due to Mixed Modulation Formats with Multiple Line Rates on Direct-Detection OFDM Optical Networks Performance, International Conf. on Transparent Networks – ICTON, Graz, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, July, 2014,
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  • L. Cancela, J. Rebola, J. J. O. Pires, DQPSK Error Performance in the Presence of In-Band Interferers with Different Modulation Formats, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Milão, Italy, Vol. -, pp. - - -, June, 2014,
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  • J. Rebola, L. Cancela, J. J. O. Pires, Impact of Multi-Rate and Multi-Format Crosstalk Signals on the Performance of 40 Gbit/s DQPSK Optical Receivers, INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, January, 2014 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Performance Evaluation of Direct-Detection OFDM Optical Receivers with RF Down-Conversion, IEEE Photonics Conf. - IPC, Bellevue, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2013 | BibTex
  • L. Cancela, J. Rebola, J. J. O. Pires, Analytical Assessment of the Impact of OOK Crosstalk Signals on a DPSK Direct Detection System, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Castelo Branco, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, May, 2013,
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  • G. M. Martins, L. Cancela, J. Rebola, Monte Carlo Simulation of an Optical Differential Phase-Shift Keying Communication System with Direct Detection Impaired by In-Band Crosstalk, IARIA International Conf. on Advances on System Simulation - SIMUL, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. -, pp. - - -, November, 2012,
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  • L. Cancela, J. Rebola, J. J. O. Pires, In-Band Crosstalk Tolerance of Direct Detection DQPSK Optical Systems, IEEE Photonics Conf. - IPC, San Francisco, United States, Vol. -, pp. - - -, September, 2012,
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  • J. Rebola, L. Cancela, J. J. O. Pires, Assessment of the Performance of DPSK Optical Direct Detection Receivers Impaired by In-Band Crosstalk – Analytical Formulation Validation, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, June, 2012 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Using the Moment Generating Function for the Performance Assessment of Optically Preamplified Direct-Detection OFDM Systems, International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conf. - IMOC, Natal, Brazil, Vol. -, pp. - - -, October, 2011 | BibTex
  • B. M. Meireles, J. Rebola, Optimization of optical SSB-OFDM system with direct-detection for application in metropolitan/regional networks, ICETE International Conf. on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS, Sevilla, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, July, 2011 | BibTex
  • A. Cartaxo, J. Morgado, T. M. F. Alves, F. Carvalho, D. Fonseca, J. Rebola, A view on optical-wireless converged NG-FTTH networks, Annual Workshop on Photonic Technologies for Access and Biophotonics, Stanford, United States, Vol., pp. - - -, January, 2011 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Simplified approach for the assessment of the performance of optical systems with polarisation dependent loss, International Conf. on Transparent Networks – Mediterranean Winter - ICTON MW, Barcelona, Spain, Vol. 2, pp. 189 - 192, July, 2005 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, An overview of performance assessment of optical receivers wit partially polarised noise, Symp. on Enabling Optical Networks - SEON, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 36 - 38, June, 2005 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Rigorous performance assessment of optically preamplified receivers with partially polarised noise and arbitrary optical filtering, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Tomar, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 2, April, 2005 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Validation of the probability density function of the output current of optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical filtering through Monte Carlo simulation, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Vienna, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 151 - 158, July, 2003 | BibTex
  • M. Leiria, J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Gaussian approach for the performance evaluation of transparent optical networks based on optical add-drop multiplexers, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 323 - 326, June, 2003 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Optimisation of the duty-cycle of RZ signals in optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical filtering, IEEE Lasers and Electro Optics Society Annual Meeting - LEOS, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Vol. 2, pp. 780 - 781, November, 2002 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Impact of the spontaneous-spontaneous beat noise on the sensitivity of optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical filtering, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Darmstadt, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 257 - 264, June, 2002 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Performance optimisation of fibre Bragg gratings for 40 Gbit/s WDM systems with channel spacing of 100 GHz and 200 GHz, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Darmstadt, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 192 - 199, June, 2002 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Rigorous assessment of performance degradation caused by optical filter detuning in optically preamplified receivers, Pacific Rim Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Tokyo, Japan, Vol. 2, pp. 318 - 319, July, 2001 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, New Gaussian approximation for performance assessment of optically preamplified receivers with arbitrary optical and electrical filters, Pacific Rim Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Tokyo, Japan, Vol. 2, pp. 316 - 317, July, 2001 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Performance of improved fibre grating filters in WDM systems, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Ipswich, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 463 - 469, June, 2001 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Power penalty estimation in optically preamplified receivers, European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC, Ipswich, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 317 - 323, June, 2001 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, On the quaternary level spacing signalling optimisation for increasing the transmission distance in optical communication systems, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 514 - 518, April, 2001 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, New Gaussian approximation for the performance evaluation of optical receivers with arbitrary optical and electrical filters, Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 302 - 306, April, 2001 | BibTex
  • J. Rebola, A. Cartaxo, Optimisation of level spacing in quaternary optical communication systems, International Conf. on Applications of Photonic Technology, Ottawa, Canada, Vol. 4087, pp. 49 - 59, June, 2000 | BibTex

Closed Projects6

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AMEN Analysis and Mitigation of crosstalk Effects in multicore fibre -based Networks FCT 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
FIVER Fully-Converged Quintuple-Play Integrated Optical-Wireless Access Architectures EU/FP7 01-01-2010 01-12-2012
ImpAr Physical Impairment Modelling in Flexible Optical Node Architectures IT/LA 01-07-2016 01-07-2018
IXOS3D In-band crosstalk in optical communications systems with differential direct detection IT/LA 01-05-2011 01-05-2013
MORFEUS Metro Networks Based on Multi-Band Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiplexing Signals FCT/PTDC 01-04-2013 01-09-2015
TURBO Transmission of UltRa wide-Band radio signals over Optical fibre FCT/PTDC 01-12-2009 01-12-2012
  • J. Rebola, Study of a technique for high reflection tolerance in WDM-based next generation optical access networks with OFDM signalling, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-10-2012
  • J. Rebola, JA(G)OBS simulator: implementation of the main features of the routing protocol, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-09-2011
  • J. Rebola, GMPLS-controlled OBS Network Simulator: Implementation of the signaling protocol, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-10-2010
  • J. Rebola, Concepção e projecto de redes de acesso/metro ópticas híbridas baseadas em PONs de grande cobertura, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-07-2010
  • J. Rebola, Análise do impacto do crosstalk em matrizes de comutação óptica espacial, PhD Thesis Jury, 01-06-2007
  • European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications and Conf. on Optical Cabling and Infrastructure - NOC/OC, Conference Chairman, 2016
  • International Conf. on Optical Communications Systems - OPTICS, Scientific Committee, 2015
  • European Conf. on Networks and Communications - EUCNC, Scientific Committee, 2014
  • International Conf. on Optical Communications Systems - OPTICS, Scientific Committee, 2014
  • ICETE International Conf. on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS, Scientific Committee, 2013
  • International Conf. on 3D Converged IT and Optical Communications - 3DOC 2013, Scientific Committee, 2013
  • ICETE International Conf. on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS, Scientific Committee, 2012
  • ICETE International Conf. on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Optical Communications Systems - OPTICS, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • IEEE Trans. on Communications
    2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s);
  • IET Communications
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Photonics Journal
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
    2017, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s); 2002, 1 review(s);
  • Optics Express
    2017, 1 review(s); 2014, 2 review(s);
  • IET Optoelectronics
    2017, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
    2011, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • Optics Communications
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • Optics Letters
    2014, 1 review(s);

  • 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Optical Communications Systems - OPTICS
    2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • Simpósio Brasileiro das Telecomunicações
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on 3D Converged IT and Optical Communications - 3DOC 2013
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • European Conf. on Networks and Communications - EUCNC
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • Simpósio Brasileiro de Microondas e Optoelectrónica
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • ICETE International Conf. on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • European Conf. on Networks and Optical Communications - NOC
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • International Microwave and Optoelectronics Conf. - IMOC
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Photonics, Optics and Laser Technology - PHOTOPTICS
    2018, 1 review(s);