The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

Invited Speakers

Devices, Optical Components, and Fiber

  • D1: Advances in prototypes and product developments of components and subsystems

    Boudewijn Docter, EFFECT Photonics B.V., NETHERLANDS
    InP PIC's Scaleability for Datacenter Applications

  • Robert Herrick, Intel Corporation,
    Reliable Heterogeneous and Monolithic Integrated Silicon Photonics

  • Gloria Hoefler, Infinera Corporation, UNITED STATES
    Components for Highly Integrated PICs

  • Jeffery Maki, Juniper Networks Inc., UNITED STATES
    Evolution of Pluggable Optics and What Is Beyond

  • Reza Motaghian, Amazon, UNITED STATES
    PAM4 System Performance for DCI Applications

  • Yoshihiro Ogiso, NTT Photonics Laboratories, JAPAN
    Ultra-High Bandwidth InP IQ Modulator for beyond 100-GBd Transmission

  • John Shalf, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UNITED STATES
    Role of Optics in High Performance Computing

  • Tao Zhang, Google, UNITED STATES
    Tunable Laser Drivers for Next Generation PON Networks

  • D2: Passive Optical Devices for Switching and Filtering

    Glenn Bartolini, II-VI Photonics, UNITED STATES
    Tunable Filters in the Evolving Optical Communcation Network

  • Rajesh Menon, University of Utah, UNITED STATES
    Design, Optimization and Fabrication of Ultra-Compact Nanophotonics

  • Peter O'Brien, Tyndall National Institute, IRELAND
    Photonic Packaging in Europe: The PIXAPP Pilot Line Project

  • Nick Parsons, HUBER+SUHNER Polatis, Inc, UNITED KINGDOM
    Recent Developments in High Radix Optical Switching

  • Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, CHINA
    Silicon Photonic Devices for Optical Switching in Wavelength, Polarization and Mode

  • Keijiro Suzuki, Natl Inst of Adv Industrial Sci & Tech, JAPAN
    Low-Loss, Low-Crosstalk Large-Scale Silicon Photonics Switch

  • Ming Wu, University of California Berkeley, UNITED STATES
    Large Scale Silicon Photonics Switches Based on MEMS Technology

  • Jianping Yao, University of Ottawa, CANADA
    Programmable Photonic Chips, and Signal Processing

  • D3: Active Optical Devices and Photonic Integrated Circuits

    John Bowers, University of California Santa Barbara, UNITED STATES
    Realities and Challenges of III-V/Si Integration Technologies

  • Hossein Hashemi, University of Southern California, UNITED STATES
    Large Optical Phase Arrays and Their Applications

  • Huiyun Liu, University College London, UNITED KINGDOM
    III-V Quantum Dot Lasers Monolithically Grown on Silcion

  • Wei Shi, Universite Laval, CANADA
    Silicon Photonic Modulators for High-Capacity Coherent Transmissions

  • Volker Sorger, George Washington University, UNITED STATES
    A Guide for Material and Design Choices for Electro-Optic Modulators

  • Kerry Vahala, California Institute of Technology, UNITED STATES
    Ultra Stable Comb Lasers

  • Dries Van Thourhout, Ghent University - IMEC, BELGIUM
    Transfer Printing of Passive and Active Components Onto Passive Silicon Photonic ICs

  • D4: Fiber and Propagation Physics

    Scott Bickham, Corning Research & Development Corp, UNITED STATES
    Optical Fibers for Short-Reach High Density Interconnects

  • Karthik Choutagunta, Stanford University, UNITED STATES
    Dynamic Channels in MDM Systems

  • Jon Fitz, Prysmian Group, UNITED STATES
    Technical Considerations for Pairing Fiber and Cable

  • Jonathan Knight, University of Bath, UNITED KINGDOM
    Anti-Resonant Bandgap Fibres

  • Kazuhide Nakajima, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp, JAPAN
    Progress on SDM Fiber Research in Japan

  • Georg Rademacher, National Inst of Information & Comm Tech, JAPAN
    Impact of Modulation Format on Dynamic Channel Crosstalk Behavior in Multi-Core Fibers

  • Shigehiro Takasaka, Furukawa Electric, JAPAN
    Highly Nonlinear Fiber for Optical Parametric Amplifier

  • Yoshinori Yamamoto, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd,
    Practical Aspects of G.654.E Fibers for Terrestrial Long Haul Transmission

  • D5: Fiber-Optic and Waveguide Devices and Sensors

    Maxim Bolshtyansky, TE SubCom, UNITED STATES
    Progresses in Submarine Optical Amplifiers

  • William Green, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, UNITED STATES
    Silicon Photonic Gas Sensing

  • Emmanuel Le Taillandier de Gabory, NEC Corporation, JAPAN
    Reduction in Power Consumption in Multi-Core Amplifier

  • Arnaud Mussot, Univ Lille 1 Laboratoire PhLAM, FRANCE
    New Insights on Modulation Instability in Optical Fibers

  • Robert Thomson, Heriot-Watt University, UNITED KINGDOM
    Ultrafast Laser Processes for Photonics

  • Frank Wise, Cornell University, UNITED STATES
    High Peak Power Mamyshev Oscillators

Systems and Subsystems

  • S1: Digital subsystems and systems for data centers

    Kevan Jones, Juniper Networks Inc., CANADA
    Enabling Technologies for In-Router DWDM Interfaces for Intra-Data Center Networks

  • Eric Maniloff, Ciena Corporation,
    400G and Beyond: Coherent Evolution to High-Capacity Inter Data Center Links

  • Yoshiaki Nakano, The University of Tokyo, JAPAN
    Stokes Vector Modulation and Detection with Monolithic InP Photonic Integrated Circuits

  • Xiaodan Pang, Kungliga Tekniska Hogskolan Kista, SWEDEN
    Beyond 200Gbps per Lane Intensity Modulation Direct Detection (IM/DD) Transmissions for Optical Interconnects: Challenges and Recent Developments

  • Rodney Tucker, University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
    Energy Consumption Modelling of Coherent Transmission in Data Centres

  • Benyuan Zhu, OFS Laboratories, UNITED STATES
    SDM Fibers for Data Center Applications, the Challenges and Future Opportunities

  • S2: Optical, photonic and microwave photonic subsystems

    Gabriella Cincotti, University Roma Tre, ITALY
    Enhanced Optical Communications hrough Joint Time-Frequency Multiplexing Strategies

  • Hughes Guillet de Chatellus, Université Grenoble Alpes, FRANCE
    Optical Real-Time Fourier Transformation with Kilohertz Resolutions

  • Leif Oxenløwe, DTU Fotonik, DENMARK
    Phase Regeneration of WDM Signals Using Optical Time Lenses

  • Chester C.T. Shu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG
    High-Speed Waveform Generation and Analysis through Short-Pulse Sampling and Dispersion

  • Sergei Turitsyn, Aston University, UNITED KINGDOM
    Nonlinear Fourier Transform

  • Michael Vasilyev, University of Texas at Arlington, UNITED STATES
    Multi-Channel All-Optical Regeneration

  • Siva Yegnanarayanan, Massachusetts Inst of Tech Lincoln Lab, UNITED STATES
    Microwave Photonic Subsystems-on-Chip

  • S3: Radio-over-fiber, free space optics and sensing systems

    Jose Estaran Tolosa, Nokia Bell Labs France, FRANCE
    Spacecom Links and Integration with Ground 5G Networks

  • Ulf Johannsen, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS
    Optical Fiber Feeded Focal-Plane-Array (FPA) Antenna Architectures for 5G Networks

  • Antonio Jurado-Navas, Universidad de Malaga, SPAIN
    Converging Underwater and FSO Ground Communication Links

  • Xinying Li, Georgia Institute of Technology, UNITED STATES
    Photonics-Aided Mm-Wave Communication for 5G

  • Boon Ooi, King Abdullah Univ of Sci & Technology, SAUDI ARABIA
    Optical Wireless Underwater Communication

  • Salvador Sales, PRL, Universitat Politècnica Valencia, SPAIN
    Microwave Photonics for Optical Sensing

  • Murat Uysal, Özyeğin Universitesi, TURKEY
    Visible Light Communications: From Theory to Industrial Standardization

  • S4: Digital and electronic subsystems

    Tobias Fehenberger, Technische Universität Munchen, GERMANY
    Partition-Based Probabilistic Shaping

  • Alan Pak Tao Lau, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HONG KONG
    Processing for Nonliner Fourier Transform-Based Transmissions

  • Liangchuan Li, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, CHINA
    Non-Orthogonal WDM Systems with Faster Than Nyquist Technology

  • Andre Richter, VPIphotonics, GERMANY
    On the Analysis and Emulation of Nonlinear Component Characteristics

  • William Shieh, University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA
    Direct Detection of the Optical Field Beyond Single Polarization Mode

  • Xiang Zhou, Google, UNITED STATES
    Beyond 1 Tb Data Center Interconnect Technology

  • S5: Digital transmission systems

    Hussam Batshon, TE SubCom, UNITED STATES
    Approaching Shannon Limit with Advanced Modulation and Coding Techniques

  • Dmitri Foursa, TE SubCom, UNITED STATES
    Performance and Impairments of Submarine Systems

  • Robert Killey, University College London, UNITED KINGDOM
    Low-Complexity Coherent and Direct-Detection Transceiver Technologies for Metro, Access and Inter-Data Center Applications

  • Son Le, Nokia Bell Labs, GERMANY
    Kramers Kronig Transmission Systems for Next Gen 5G and DCI Transport

  • Xiang Liu, Futurewei Technologies, Inc., UNITED STATES
    Enabling Technologies for 5G-Oriented Optical Networks

  • Yutaka Miyamoto, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, JAPAN
    Long Haul Transmission with Mode Division Multiplexing; or Evolution Towards High-Capacity Optical Networks: Technologies and Implementation

  • Jeremie Renaudier, Nokia Bell Labs, FRANCE
    On Perspectives of Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers in Long-Haul WDM Transmission; or Recent Advances in Continuous Band WDM Transmission

Networks, Applications, and Access

  • N1: Advances in systems, networks and service developments and field trials in commercial data centers and networks

    Marc Bohn, Elenion Technologies LLC, UNITED STATES
    Next Generation Silicon Photonic Interconnect Solutions

  • Herve Fevrier, Facebook Inc., UNITED STATES
    Network Requirements of the Future

  • Takashi Matsui, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories,
    Interoperability and High-Capacity Transmission Using Multi-Core Fiber with Standard Cladding Diameter

  • Benny Mikkelsen, Acacia Communications, Inc., UNITED STATES
    Closer to Shannon

  • Kim Roberts, Ciena Corporation, CANADA
    Nonlinear Mitigation Enabling Next Generation High Speed Optical Transport beyond 100G.

  • Jun Terada, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories, JAPAN
    Optical Network Technologies for 5G Mobile Network

  • Raimena Veisllari, TransPacket AS, NORWAY
    High-Speed Transport and Aggregation for Ethernet Fronthaul with Low and Bounded Delay

  • Shuangyi Yan, University of Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM
    Field Trial of Machine-Learning-Assisted and SDN-Based Optical Netowrk Management

  • N2: Architectures and software-defined control for intra-data center networks

    Eric Breverman, Google, UNITED STATES
    Data Models for Optical Devices/Components in Data Centers

  • Konstantinos (Kostas) Christodoulopoulos, National Technical University of Athens, GREECE
    Slotted Optical Datacenter Network with Sub-Wavelength Resource Allocation

  • Jamie Gaudette, Microsoft Corp, UNITED STATES
    Top Down Approach in Controlling and Managing Optical DC Networks

  • Salah Ibrahim, NTT Device Technology Laboratories, JAPAN
    Novel Lambda-Rich Torus DC Network: From Underlying Principles to Candidate Technologies

  • William Mellette, University of California San Diego, UNITED STATES
    Scalable Optical Datacenter Networks

  • Maria Yuang, National Chiao Tung University, TAIWAN
    Optical Edge Datacenter Network Architecture and Technology for Supporting 5G

  • Zuqing Zhu, Univ of Science and Technology of China, CHINA
    Predictive Analytics in Hybrid Optical/Electrical DC Networks

  • N3: Architectures and software-defined control for metro and core networks

    Gagan Choudhury, AT&T Labs,
    Joint Optimization of Packet and Optical Layers of a Core Network Using SDN Controller, CD ROADMs and Machine-Learning-Based Traffic Prediction

  • Alessio Giorgetti, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna di Pisa, ITALY
    ONOS-Controlled Disaggregated Optical Networks

  • Akira Hirano, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories,
    Autonomous Network Management and Maintenance Using Artificial Intelligence

  • Victor López, Telefonica R&D, SPAIN
    White Box Flavors in Carrier Networks

  • João Pedro, Coriant, PORTUGAL
    Optical Network Design Beyond 100GBaud

  • Vijay Vusirikala, Google, UNITED STATES
    Optical Network Control and Management Plane Evolution

  • Noboru Yoshikane, KDDI Research,
    Applications of SDN-Enable Optical Transport Networks and Cloud/Edge Computing Technology.

  • Yongli Zhao, Beijing Univ of Posts & Telecom, CHINA
    On-Board Artificial Intelligence on Edge Computing in Optical Transport Networks

  • N4: Optical access networks for fixed and mobile services

    Mohand Achouche, III-V Lab, FRANCE
    APDs for Future Optical Access Systems beyond 25G

  • Sezer Erkılınç, Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz Institute, GERMANY
    Quasi-Coherent Detection Techniques for Optical Access

  • Vincent Houtsma, Nokia Bell Labs, UNITED STATES
    Optical Strategies for Economical Next Generation 50 and 100G PON

  • Sangyeup Kim, NTT Access Service Systems Laboratories,
    Exploiting General Purpose Hardware in Optical Access Networks

  • Kohsuke Nishimura, KDDI Research, Inc., JAPAN
    Optical Access Technology for B5G MFH/MBH

  • Hal Roberts, Calix Inc., UNITED STATES
    Lessons Learned from NG-PON2 Systems Developments and Deployment

  • Xin Yin, Ghent University, INTEC, BELGIUM
    Electronic Circuits for High Speed PON beyond 25G

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