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Well-known for inventions that shaped telecommunications networks of the 20th Century -- the transistor, laser, DSL, UNIX, C and C++, DWDM, Solar Cells and MIMO -- Bell Labs, the Research organization within Alcatel-Lucent, continues to deliver innovations and breakthroughs that will define communications in the 21st Century.

With its headquarters in Murray Hill, NJ, USA and teams of dedicated researchers working at locations around the world, including: Holmdel, NJ, USA; Villarceaux, France; Antwerp, Belgium; Stuttgart, Germany; Dublin, Ireland; Bangalore, India; Seoul, South Korea focused on product differentiation through world-leading research in a wide array of disciplines.

Bell Labs continues to invent and enhance new technologies to bring differentiation to Alcatel-Lucent’s products and services through near- and longer-term research. Current focus areas include: green/eco-sustainable technologies; wireline and wireless access; network computing; network components; optical networking; cloud services and software-defined networking.

Alcatel-Lucent's customers depend on Bell Labs for insight and support across a wide range of technical issues related to the future of communications.

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News Features
Explore the stories behind our technologies and research achievements.
Bell Labs History
Explore 80 years of Bell Labs' history, including seminal scientific discoveries and powerful new technologies.
Fast Facts
Learn more about who we are, where we’re located and what recent innovations have come from Bell Labs.
Awards and Recognition
Browse through the extensive record of awards bestowed upon Bell Labs and its researchers, including six Nobel prizes, nine U.S. Medals of Science, six U.S. Medals of Technology, an Emmy, and a GRAMMY.
Contact Bell Labs
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