Terahertz Communication Technologies Workshop Held in ICTA



International Workshop on TeraHertz Communication Technologies, organized jointly by Information and Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA), Japan National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) and Istanbul Medipol University, was held in ICTA Headquarters on 13th October.

The opening speech of the workshop is given by the ICTA Vice President Rıdvan KAHVECI. Also Director of TeraHertz Technology Research Center of NICT, Iwao HOSAKO and Dr. Hiroyo OGAWA joined the workshop.

After that, during the panel discussion session, moderated by Assoc. Prof. Tunçer BAYKAŞ from Medipol University, Assoc. Prof. Ali GÖRÇIN (Vice President of TÜBİTAK BİLGEM), Afşin BÜYÜKBAŞ (Head of Spectrum Management Department of ICTA), Prof. Erdal ARIKAN from İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University and Prof. Ali Özgür YILMAZ from Middle East Technical University gave their presentations to the audiences.

TeraHertz bands were discussed in terms of information and communication technologies in the workshop. It is expected that the Terahertz bands could offer significant solutions in the long term at 5G and beyond. Preparations for the technologies which shape the next decades and importance of long-term planning were emphasized on workshop. Also cooperation between Japan and Turkey on TeraHertz Communication Technologies, as well as new generation networks and technologies were discussed.

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