CoreLab is performing cutting-edge theoretical as well as experimental research in many active frontiers regarding physical layer communications. Our research interests are listed as follows:

– Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces
– Thermal Noise Communications
– Index Modulation for Beyond 5G
– Waveform Design and MIMO Systems
– Deep Learning for Wireless Communications
– Signal Processing for Communications
– Practical Implementations & Hardware Impairments

Our research activities have been supported by TÜBİTAK (past/current Grants 114E607, 117E869, 218E035, 119C157, 120E401, 121C254), Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) Outstanding Young Scientist Award (GEBİP) Programme, Science Academy (Turkey) Young Scientist Award (BAGEP) Programme, Vestel Electronics, and ASELSAN.

Index Modulation for Beyond 5G

– “Index Modulation Techniques for Next-Generation Wireless Networks”, IEEE Access, Sep. 2017. [PDF]

-“Index Modulation Techniques for 5G Wireless Networks”, IEEE Communications Magazine, July 2016. [PDF]

– “Multiple-Input Multiple-Output OFDM with Index Modulation”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Dec. 2015. [PDF]

– “Space-Time Block Coded Spatial Modulation”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Mar. 2011. [PDF]


Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces

– “Wireless Communications Through Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces”, IEEE Access, June 2019. [PDF]

– “Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Based Index Modulation: A New Beyond MIMO Paradigm for 6G“, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Apr. 2019. [PDF]

– “Transmission Through Large Intelligent Surfaces: A New Frontier in Wireless Communications”, EuCNC 2019, Feb. 2019. [PDF]


Waveform Design

– “Universal Filtered OFDM with Filter Shift Keying”, 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2018-Spring, June 2018.  [PDF]

– “Index Modulated OFDM Spread Spectrum”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Apr. 2018. [PDF]

– “Generalized Frequency Division Multiplexing with Flexible Index  Modulation”, IEEE Access, Oct. 2017. [PDF]

– “OFDM with Index Modulation Using Coordinate Interleaving”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Aug. 2015. [PDF]

– “Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing with Index Modulation”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Nov. 2013. [PDF]


Media-Based Modulation

– “Media-Based Modulation for Future Wireless Systems: A Tutorial”, IEEE Wireless Communications, Mar. 2019. [ArXiv:PDF]

– “Media-Based Modulation for Secrecy Communications”, Electronics Letters, June 2018. [PDF]

– “Quadrature Channel Modulation”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters,  Dec. 2017. [PDF]

– “Space-Time Channel Modulation”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Aug. 2017. [PDF]


MIMO Systems

– “Code Index Modulation and Spatial Modulation: A New High Rate and Energy Efficient Scheme for MIMO systems”, 2018 41st International Conference on Telecommunications and Signal Processing (TSP), July 2018. [PDF]

– “On Multiple-Input Multiple-Output OFDM with Index Modulation for Next Generation Wireless Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Aug. 2016. [PDF]

– “Low-Complexity Detection of Quadrature Spatial Modulation”, Electronics Letters, Sep. 2016. [PDF]

– “High-Rate Full-Diversity Space-Time Block Codes for Three and Four Transmit Antennas”, IET Communications,  Aug. 2009. [PDF]


Millimeter-Wave Communications

– “Orbital Angular Momentum with Index Modulation”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Mar. 2018. [PDF]


Practical Implementations & Hardware Impairments

– “Spatial Modulation in the Presence of I/Q Imbalance: Optimal Detector & Performance Analysis”, IEEE Communications Letters, May 2018. [PDF]

– “Practical Implementation of Index Modulation-Based Waveforms”, IEEE Access, Dec. 2017. [PDF]