Labs and centres

Broadband Communications Research Lab (BBCR)

The BBCR Lab is leading research in telecommunications, training highly qualified personnel, and transferring information and communication technology to industry.

Centre for Integrated RF Engineering (CIRFE)

The focus of the CIRFE's research activities is on emerging RF technologies. The uniqueness of the CIRFE lies in its ability to integrate various RF technologies and in its wide range of capabilities, which include research, development, modelling, design, fabrication, packaging and testing.

Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS)

CIARS provides researchers in Canada and around the world with an inspiring exploration and development environment for innovation in all aspects of electromagnetic communication and sensing science and engineering.

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Emerging Radio Systems Group

The Emerging Radio Systems Group is working to realize the next generation of hardware for ultra-broadband, hyper-connectivity by enabling the fifth generation (5G) of wireless communication through transformational research into semiconductor devices, high-performance circuits, and novel systems.

Nanophotonics and Integrated Optoelectronics Group

The Nanophotonics and Integrated Optoelectronics Group is focused on monolithic integration of photonic devices and silicon photonics.

Waterloo Coding and Signal Transmission Lab

This lab's research involves physical and Media Access Control (MAC) layers of telecommunications systems, information theory and signal processing, with a primary focus on wireless and optical transmission.