Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering


325G Information Technology and Engineering (ITE) Building

Contact Info

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

phone: (410) 455-3509
website: http://userpages.umbc.edu/~carter


Ph.D., Physics, MIT, 1975
M.S., Physics, MIT, 1969
B.S., University of Washington, 1967

Research Areas

Dr. Carter is carrying out research in transmission of data at high channel rates over long distances in optical communication systems. He has successfully transmitted 10 Gigabits/sec over 24,500 km, 20 Gigabits/sec over 20,000 km, and 40 Gigabits/sec over 6400 km at low error rates.