Technische Universität Graz, Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik / Institut für Breitbandkommunikation (bis 2015)
The Department of Communications and Wave Propagation (founded in 1968 by Prof. W. Riedler), was split in 2004 in three smaller institutes, the Institute of Communications Networks and Satellite Communications (IKS), the Institute of Broadband Communication (IBK) and the Institute of Signal Processing and Speech Communications (SPSC). Additional within this research field in 2010 the Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering (IHF, Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik) was established at TU Graz. The Institute of Broadband Communication (IBK) and later the Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering (IHF) focused on Wireless Technologies (including Free Space Optics (FSO), radar-techniques, microwaves, antennas and propagation measurements. The research group for Optical Communications and RF has high quality experience in Atmospheric Wave Propagation of RF and light (including attenuation, turbulences and atmospheric effects) and applications (including solutions of Free Space Optics in combination with other Communication technologies like Fiber, RF technology and Wireless LAN) for more than 20 years. The Institute of Microwave and Photonic Engineering is highly experienced also on RF-design, measurements, antenna-design, Radar and LiDAR applications and RFID technologies.
Free Space Optics (optische Freiraumübertragung, FSO), Wireless Broadband Access Technologies, High Data Rate Links, High Reliable Multi Media Connections, Detektion von Halbleiterübergängen (semiconductor junction detection), HF-Design, HF-Messungen, Radar-Anwendungen, RFID-Technologien