• Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Short Courses by Time

*Please note that short courses will be available on-site only *

Sunday, 5 March 2023

08:30  –  12:30 (UTC - 08:00)

SC105: Modulation Formats and Receiver Concepts for Optical Transmission Systems

SC203: 400 Gb/s and Beyond Optical Communication Systems, Design and Design Trade-offs

SC208: Optical Fiber Design for Telecommunications and Specialty Applications

SC328: Standards for High-Speed Optical Networking

SC395: Modeling and Simulation of Optical Transmitter and Receiver Components for Coherent Communications

SC432: Hands on: Silicon Photonics Component Design & Fabrication

SC443: Optical Amplifiers: From Fundamental Principles to Technology Trends

SC461: High-capacity Data Center Interconnects for Cloud-scale Networking

SC463: Optical Transport SDN: Architectures, Applications, and Actual Implementations

SC469: Hands-on: Laboratory Automation and Control Using Python (Beginner)

SC470: Secure Optical Communications

09:00  –  12:00 (UTC - 08:00)

SC177: High-speed Semiconductor Lasers and Modulators

SC216: An Introduction to Optical Network Design and Planning

SC359: Networking for Datacenters and Machine Learning

SC444: Optical Communication Technologies for 5G and F5G

13:00  –  17:00 (UTC - 08:00)

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

SC384: Background Concepts of Optical Communication Systems

SC390: Introduction to Forward Error Correction

13:00  –  16:00 (UTC - 08:00)

SC447: The Life Cycle of an Optical Network: From Planning to Decommissioning

SC512: Modern Subsea Cable Systems NEW

Monday, 6 March 2023

13:30  –  17:30 (UTC - 08:00)

SC261: ROADM Technologies and Network Applications

SC325: Highly Integrated Monolithic Photonic Integrated Circuits

SC327: Modeling and Design of Long-haul Fiber-optic Communication Systems

SC347: Reliability and Qualification of Fiber-Optic Components, Modules and Equipment

SC357: Circuits and Equalization Methods for Coherent and Direct Detection Optical Links

SC393: Digital Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Transceivers

SC431: Photonic Technologies in the Datacenter

SC451: Optical Fiber Sensors

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

13:30  –  16:30 (UTC - 08:00)

SC114: Technologies and Applications for Passive Optical Networks (PONs)

SC217: Applications of Radio-over-fiber Technologies Including Future 5G Networks

SC408: Space Division Multiplexing for Optical Communication Systems and Networks

SC459: Multimode Photonic Devices, Characterization and Applications

SC485: Advanced Fiber Access Networks

09:00  –  12:00 (UTC - 08:00)

SC450: Design, Manufacturing, and Packaging of Opto-electronic Modules

SC465: Transmission Fiber and Cables

08:30  –  12:30 (UTC - 08:00)

SC102: WDM in Long-haul Transmission Systems

SC160: Microwave Photonics

SC341: Sub-carrier Modulation and Superchannels for Terabit-class DWDM Transceivers

SC369: Test and Measurement for Signals with Complex Optical Modulation

SC433: Introduction to Photodetectors and Optical Receivers

SC448: Evolving Software Defined Optical Network: Architecture and Design Principles

SC452: FPGA Prototyping for Optical Subsystems

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

SC454: Hands on: Silicon Photonics Design - Circuits

SC473: Photonic Switching Systems

SC483: Machine Learning in Optical Networks

SC487: Hands-On: Laboratory Automation and Control using Python (Advanced)

SC513: Data Center Short Links – Link Design, Modeling, Test and Measurements NEW