Members Green ICT Research

Besides contributing to the work inside GreenTouch, our members are active in the world, promoting the value of energy-efficient ICT networks and the innovative technologies that will deliver "green" improvements. Their outreach, publications, and participation in events and conferences are all driving engagement with the GreenTouch mission.

  • How Much Energy is Needed to Run a Wireless Network?
    Authors: Gunther Auer, Vito Giannini, Claude Desset, Istvan Godor, Per Skillermark, Magnus Olsson, Muhammad Ali Imran, Dario Sabella, Manuel J Gonzealez, Oliver Blume, Albrecht Fehske
    Claude Desset, Mobile Communications Working Group
    Albrecht Fehske, Mobile Communications Working Group
    Oliver Blume, Mobile Communications Working Group

GreenTouch Wireline Access Publications

  • P. Vetter, et al., "Research Roadmap for Green Wireline Access", GCN - ICC 2012, Ottawa, June 2012.

  • Ka-Lun Lee, Behnam Sedighi, Rodney S. Tucker, Hungkei (Keith) Chow, and Peter Vetter, "Energy efficiency of optical transceivers in fiber access networks", IEEE Journal of Optical Communication Networks, (invited) in print 2012.

  • Behnam Sedighi, Ka-Lun Lee, Rodney S. Tucker, Hungkei (Keith) Chow, and Peter Vetter, "Energy Efficiency in Future 40-Gb/sFiberAccess Networks", OFC, p. JTh2A.59 Los Angeles, March 2012.

  • Junichi Kani, "Power Saving Techniques for Optical Access", Tutorial at OFC 2012, p. NM2K.1, Los Angeles, March 2012.

  • H. Chow, D. Suvakovic and P. Vetter, "BIPON: A more energy-efficient TDM PON", article in TechZine, available online at, March 2012.

  • P. Vetter and D. Suvakovic, "Research Directions for Low Energy Access Networks", (Invited paper) at OSA ANIC 2011 in Toronto, June 2011.

  • Leonid G. Kazovsky, Tolga Ayhan, Moises Riberio, Dusan Suvakovic, Dora van Veen, Hungkei Chow,, "Energy Efficient Optical-Wireless Residential Access/In-House Networks", ICTON 2011, Stockholm, June 2011.

  • Fabienne Saliou et al, "Energy Efficiency Scenarios for Long Reach PON Central Offices", OFC/NFOEC2011, Los Angeles, USA, March 2011, OThB2.

  • S. H. Lee, A. Wonfor, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, G. Busico, R. Cush, and M. Wale, "Athermal colourless C-band optical transmitter for passive optical networks", in Optical Communication (ECOC), 2010.

  • S. H. Lee, A. Wonfor, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, G. Busico, R. Cush, and M. Wale, "Self-configuring athermal tunable DS-DBR laser for passive optical networks", in Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), 2010.

  • M. Guenach, K. Hooghe, M. Timmers, J. Maes, D. Singy and O. Lamparter, 'Energy Optimization in DSL Access Networks', Book chapter on Sustainable Green Computing: Practices, Methodologies and Technologies, IGI Global at

  • Koen Hooghe and Mamoun Guenach, 'Towards Green Copper Broadband Access Networks', IEEE Communication Magazine, special issue on Green Communications, Vol. 49, No. 8, pp. 87-93, August 2011.

  • M. Guenach, C. Nuzman, J. Maes, M. Peeters, Y. Li, D. V. Bruyssel and F. Defoort, 'Power-efficient Copper Access', Bell Labs Technical Journal, special issue on Green Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for Eco-Sustainability, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 117-29, September 2010.

  • K. Hooghe and M. Guenach, 'Towards energy-efficient packet processing in access nodes', IEEE GLOBECOM, Houston, Texas, 5-9 December 2011.

  • Koen Hooghe and Mamoun Guenach, 'Impact of FTTN Architecture on Access node Energy Efficiency', IEEE Symposium on Communications and Vehicular Technology, Twente, Netherlands, 24-25 November 2010.

  • M. Guenach, C. Nuzman, K. Hooghe, J. Maes and M. Peeters, 'On power-efficient usage of line drivers in copper-based access networks', IEEE ENERGYCON, Manama, Bahrain, 18-22 December 2010.

  • M. Guenach, C. Nuzman, K. Hooghe, J. Maes and M. Peeters, 'Reduced dimensional power optimization using class AB and G line drivers in DSL', IEEE GLOBECOM Workshop on Green Communications (GreenCom3), Miami, Florida, December 2010.

Public Talks

  • P. Vetter. "Research directions for energy efficient wireline access", Workshop, Bangelore, April 2012.

  • Ka-Lun Lee, talk at OFC workshop on "Energy and Cost-efficient Components and Architectures for Future Optical-Access Systems", (organized by Lowell Lamb, Broacom), OFC, March 2012.

  • E. Harstead, D. van Veen, and P. Vetter: "XLG-PON proposal" (including bit-interleaving), contribution to FSAN standardisation, York, September 2011.

  • P. Vetter, "Low Energy Access Networks", workshop with IIT Dehli, 7 June 2011.

  • Frank Effenberger, "Broadband Access and the Power Crunch" GreenTouch session at OFC 2011, Los Angeles, March 2011.

  • P. Vetter and D. Suvakovic, "Low energy Access", Photonics Workshop 2011 in Stanford, February 2011.

  • P. Vetter, "Towards ultralow power access", GreenTouch workshop at ECOC, Torino, September 2010.


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