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UNLOC was a £4.8 million, five-year UK research programme, a collaborative project between the Optical Networks Group at UCL, Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies at Aston University, and multiple industry partners, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). It focused on unlocking the capacity of optical communications by developing new theoretical and experimental approaches to increase the capacity of optical fibre transmission technologies. 

Before we got to work...