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Communications Components and Infrastructure


This sub-topic focuses on innovations that will substantially improve the underlying technical performance, or extend the functionality, of communication systems.
Examples of relevant technical fields include (but are not limited to): short range and long distance transmission technologies - optical, RF, microwave or ultrasonic; communication signal sources and detectors - optical (lasers, LEDs, photodetectors), RF, microwave or ultrasonic; optical fiber technology; and electronic or optoelectronic signal processing technologies to facilitate data transmission or reception.

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