The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Short Courses by Topic

Short Courses by Topic


  • SC102: WDM in Long-Haul Transmission Systems

    Neal S. Bergano; TE Subcom, USA

  • SC105: Modulation Formats and Receiver Concepts for Optical Transmission Systems

    Peter Winzer, S. Chandrasekhar;  Nokia Bell Labs, USA


  • SC114: Passive Optical Networks (PONs) Technologies

    Frank J. Effenberger; Futurewei Technologies, USA

  • SC160: Microwave Photonics

    Vince Urick;  DARPA, USA

  • SC176: Metro Network: The Transition to Ethernet

    Loudon Blair; Ciena Corp., USA

  • SC177: High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers and Modulators

    John Bowers; Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, USA

  • SC178: Test and Measurement for Data Center/Short Reach Communications

    Greg D. Le Cheminant; Keysight Technologies, USA

  • SC203: 100 Gb/s and Beyond Transmission Systems, Design and Design Trade-offs

    Martin Birk1, Benny Mikkelsen2; 1AT&T Labs, USA, 2Acacia Communications, USA

  • SC205: Integrated Electronic Circuits for Fiber Optics

    Y. K. Chen; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC208: Optical Fiber Design for Telecommunications and Specialty Applications

    David J. DiGiovanni; OFS Labs, USA

  • SC216: An Introduction to Optical Network Design and Planning

    Jane M. Simmons; Monarch Network Architects, USA

  • SC217: Optical Fiber Based Solutions for Next Generation Mobile Networks

    Dalma Novak; Pharad, LLC., USA

  • SC261: ROADM Technologies and Network Applications

    Thomas Strasser; Nistica Inc., USA

  • SC267: Silicon Microphotonics: Technology Elements and the Roadmap to Implementation

    Lionel Kimerling; MIT, USA

  • SC325: Highly Integrated Monolithic Photonic Integrated Circuits

    Chris Doerr; Acacia Communications, USA

  • SC327: Modeling and Design of Fiber-Optic Communication Systems

    Rene-Jean Essiambre; Bell Labs, Nokia, USA

  • SC328: Standards for High-speed Optical Networking

    Stephen Trowbridge; Nokia, USA

  • SC341: Multi-carrier modulation: DMT, OFDM and Superchannels

    Sander L. Jansen¹, Dirk van den Borne²; ¹ADVA Optical Networking, Germany, ²Juniper Networks, Germany

  • SC347: Reliability and Qualification of Fiber-Optic Components

    David Maack; Corning, USA

  • SC359: Datacenter Networking 101

    Cedric Lam, Hong Liu; Google, USA

  • SC369: Test and Measurement for Metro and Long-haul Communications

    Bernd Nebendahl, Michael Koenigsmann; Keysight, Germany

  • SC372: Building Green Networks: New Concepts for Energy Reduction

    Rod S. Tucker; Univ. Melbourne, Australia

  • SC384: Background Concepts of Optical Communication Systems

    Alan Willner; Univ. of Southern California, USA

  • SC385: Optical Interconnects for Extreme-scale Computing
    John Shalf1, Keren Bergman2; 1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, 2Columbia University, USA

  • SC386: The “SDN” Evolution of Wireline Transport due to “Cloud” Services and DCI Innovations

    Loukas Paraschis; Infinera, USA

  • SC390: Introduction to Forward Error Correction

    Frank Kschischang; Univ. of Toronto, Canada

  • SC393: Digital Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Systems

    Chris Fludger; Cisco Optical GmbH, Germany

  • SC395: Modeling and System Impact of Optical Transmitter and Receiver components

    Harald Rohde, Robert Palmer; Coriant, Germany

  • SC408: Space Division Multiplexing in Optical Fibers

    Roland Ryf; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC411: Multi-layer Interaction in the Age of Agile Optical Networking

    Ori A. Gerstel; Sedona Systems, Israel

  • SC428: Link Design for Short Reach Optical Interconnects

    Petar Pepeljugoski; IBM Research, USA

  • SC429: Flexible Networks
    David Boertjes; Ciena, Canada

  • SC430: SDN Standards and Applications

    Lyndon Y. Ong; Ciena,USA

  • SC431: Photonic Technologies in the Data Center
    Clint Schow; University of California, USA

  • SC432: Hands on: Silicon Photonics Component Design & Fabrication
    Lukas Chrostowski; University of British Columbia, Canada


  • SC433: Photodetectors for Optical Communications

    Joe C. Campbell; University of Virginia, USA

  • SC442 : Free Space Switching Systems: PXC and WSS New
    David Neilson; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC443 : Optical Amplifiers: From Fundamental Principles to Technology Trends New
    Michael Vasilyev1 ,Shu Namiki2 ;1University of Texas at Arlington,USA ; 2National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

  • SC444 : Optical Communication Technologies for 5G Wireless New
    Xiang Liu; Futurewei Technologies, Huawei R&D, USA    

  • SC445: Visible Light Communications — the High Bandwidth Alternative to WiFi New
    Harald Haas; LiFi Research and Development Centre, The University of Edinburgh, UK

  • SC446: Hands-on: Characterization of Coherent Opto-electronic Subsystems New
    Harald Rohde and Robert Palmer; Coriant, Germany

  • SC447: The life cycle of an optical network: From planning to decommissioning New
    Andrew Lord; BT Labs, BT, UK

  • SC448: An Introduction to the Control and Management of Optical Networks New
    Ramon Casellas; CTTC, Spain

  • SC449 : Hands-on: An introduction to Writing Transport SDN Applications New

    Ricard Vilalta1, Karthik Sethuraman2; 1CTTC, Spain, 2NEC Corporation of America, USA

  • SC450: Design, Manufacturing, and Packaging of Opto-Electronic Modules New

    Kevin Williams1, Arne Leinse2, Twan Korthorst3; 1Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands;  2LioniX International,  Netherlands, 3PhoeniX Software, Netherlands

  • SC451 : Fiber-based devices and sensors New
    Zuyuan He1, William Shroyer2; 1Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2SageRider, Inc., USA

  • SC452 : FPGA Programming for Optical Subsystem Prototyping New
    Noriaki Kaneda1, Laurent Schmalen2; 1Nokia Bell Labs, USA, 2Nokia Bell Labs, Germany

  • SC453A: Hands-on Fiber Optic Handling, Measurements, and Component Testing New

    Chris Heisler1,  Loic Cherel2, Steve Baldo3, Keith Foord4; 1OptoTest Corporation, USA; 2Data-Pixel, France; 3Seikoh Giken Company, USA; 4Greenlee Communications, USA

  • SC453B : Hands-on Fiber Optic Handling, Measurements, and Component Testing New

    Chris Heisler1,  Loic Cherel2, Steve Baldo3, Keith Foord4; 1OptoTest Corporation, USA; 2Data-Pixel, France; 3Seikoh Giken Company, USA; 4Greenlee Communications, USA

  • SC454 : Hands-on: Silicon Photonic Circuits and Systems Design New
    Lukas Chrostowski1,Chris Doerr2, 1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Acacia Communications, USA

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