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Abdella Battou (Fed)

Division Chief

Abdella Battou is Chief, Smart Connected Systems, in the Communication Technology Laboratory (CTL) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He also leads the NIST Cloud Computing Program. Prior to joining CTL, he served as the Division Chief of the Advanced Network Technologies Division from 2012 to 2021 in NIST’s Information Technology Laboratory.

From 2009 to 2012, Abdella served as the Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Crossroads (MAX) GigaPop founded by University of Maryland, George Washington University, Georgetown University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. From 2000 to 2009, he was Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Research and Development for Lambda OpticalSystems, where he was responsible for overseeing the company's system architectures, hardware design and software development teams. Additionally, he served as senior research scientist for the Naval Research Laboratory's high speed networking group, Center for Computational Sciences from 1992 to 2000.



Synchronization and Coexistence in Quantum networks

Ivan Burenkov, Alexandra Semionova, FNU Hala, Thomas Gerrits, Anouar Rahmouni, DJ Anand, Ya-Shian Li-Baboud, Oliver T. Slattery, Abdella Battou, Sergey Polyakov
We investigate the coexistence of clock synchronization protocols with quantum signals in a common single-mode optical fiber. By measuring optical noise between

Multiverse: Quantum Optical Network Management

Abdella Battou
This paper presents the software-defined management system of DC-QNet, a quantum network testbed deployed across multiple distant sites. The system uses a
Created May 31, 2018, Updated December 8, 2022