NSF-IITP: START6G — Sub-THz Augmented Routing and Transmission for 6G
Robert Wendell Heath Jr
Project runs from 04/01/2022 to 03/31/2025
Utilization of the extremely large bandwidths available in the sub-THz spectrum will enable next-generation wireless applications, including extended reality (XR), holography, haptic feedback, and wireless cognition. Future wireless systems will require Tbps-class transmission speeds and delay times below 1ms to ensure sufficient. Current standards, such as 5G NR, and IEEE 802.11ad/802.11be standard, can only achieve up to Gbps speeds. The sub-THz spectrum, in contrast, has increased throughput and bandwidth by more than 10 times compared to 5G. This proposal develops the fundamentals of using sub-THz spectrum for next generation cellular systems.