Vincent Lauinger, M.Sc.

Vincent Lauinger, M.Sc.

Research Topics

  • Transmitter and receiver algorithms based on Machine Learning and "classical" signal processing approaches
  • Optical data transmission


  • Tutorial Angewandte Informationstheorie (since WS 20/21)
  • Tutorial Communication Engineering 2 (WS20/21)
  • Praktikum Nachrichtentechnik (since SS 21)


  • Accellerating digital transformation in Europe by Intelligent NETwork automation (AI-NET)
    • Automated Network Telecom Infrastructure with Intelligent Autonomous Systems (ANTILLAS)

Full List of Publications

Journal papers

  1. V. Lauinger, F. Buchali and L. Schmalen, "Blind equalization and channel estimation in coherent optical communications using variational autoencoders," IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 40, no. 9, pp. 2529-2539, Sep. 2022,
    [ Available here ]
  2. F. Buchali, V. Lauinger, M. Chagnon, K. Schuh and V. Aref, "CMOS DAC supported 1.1 Tb/s/lambda DWDM transmission at 9.8 bit/s/Hz over DCI distances," J. Lightw. Technol., Oct. 2020

Conference papers

  1. V. Lauinger, M. Hoffmann, J. Ney, N. Wehn and L. Schmalen, "Blind and channel-agnostic equalization using adversarial networks," Proc. IEEE Global Commun. Conf. (GLOBECOM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec. 2022,
  2. V. Lauinger, F. Buchali and L. Schmalen, "Blind equalization for coherent optical communications based on variational inference," Proc. Advanced Photonic Congress: Signal Processing in Photonic Communications (SPPCom), pp. SpTh1D.6, Jul. 2021, presentation available at
  3. F. Buchali, V. Lauinger, M. Chagnon, K. Schuh and V. Aref, "1.1 Tb/s/lambda at 9.8 bit/s/Hz DWDM transmission over DCI distances supported by CMOS DACs," Proc. Opt. Fiber Commun. Conf. (OFC), pp. Th3Eā€“2, San Diego, CA, USA, Mar. 2020
  4. F. Buchali, M. Chagnon, K. Schuh and V. Lauinger, "Beyond 100 GBaud transmission supported by a 120 GSa/s CMOS digital to analog converter," Proc. Eur. Conf. Opt. Commun. (ECOC), pp. 1ā€“4, Dublin, Ireland, Sep. 2019