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, Xi Chen; Nokia Bell Labs, USA


  • SC114: Passive Optical Networks (PONs) Technologies

    Yuanqiu Luo; Huawei, USA

  • SC160: Microwave Photonics

    Vince Urick;  DARPA, USA

  • SC176: Metro Network Evolution

    Loudon Blair, David Krauss; 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. LeCheminant; 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; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC328: New Developments in High-speed Optical Networking: OTN beyond 100G, 100G/200G/400G Ethernet, Flex Ethernet

    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

    Hong Liu; Google, USA

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

    Bernd Nebendahl, Michael Koenigsmann; Keysight, Germany

  • 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

  • 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; Elenion, Germany

  • SC408: SDM Based Fiber-optic Transmission Systems

    Roland Ryf; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC411: Multi-layer Automation 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: Introduction to Flexible Photonic Networks
    David Boertjes; Ciena, Canada

  • 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: Introduction to Photodetectors for Optical Communications

    Joe C. Campbell; University of Virginia, USA

  • SC442 : Free Space Switching Systems: PXC and WSS

    David Neilson; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC443 : Optical Amplifiers: From Fundamental Principles to Technology Trends
    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
    Xiang Liu; Futurewei Technologies, Huawei R&D, USA    

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

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

  • SC447: The Life Cycle of an Optical Network: From Planning to Decommissioning
    Andrew Lord; BT Labs, BT, UK

  • SC448: Software Defined Networking for Optical Networks: a Practical Introduction
    Ramon Casellas; CTTC, Spain

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

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

  • SC450: Design, Manufacturing, and Packaging of Opto-Electronic Modules
    Sylwester Latkowski 1, Arne Leinse2, Twan Korthorst3, Peter O'Brien4; 1Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands;  3LioniX International, Netherlands,  Netherlands, 3PhoeniX Software, Netherlands, 4Tyndall National Institute

  • SC451 : Optical Fiber Sensors
    Zuyuan He1, William Shroyer2; 1Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2SageRider, Inc., USA

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

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

    Chris Heisler1,  Steve Lane2, Julien Maille2, 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

    Chris Heisler1,  Steve Lane2, Julien Maille2, Steve Baldo3, Keith Foord4; 1OptoTest Corporation, USA; 2Data-Pixel, France; 3Seikoh Giken Company, USA; 4Greenlee Communications, USA

  • SC454 : Hands-on: Introduction to Silicon Photonics Circuit Design
    Wim Bogaerts, University of Gent, Belgium

  • SC459: Space Division Multiplexing Components and Devices New

    Nicolas Fontaine; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC460: Digital Coherent Optical System Performance Basics: Transceiver Technology and Performance New

    Maurice O'Sullivan¹, John Cartledge2; ¹Ciena, Canada; 2Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

  • SC461: High-capacity Data Center Interconnects New

    Dirk van den Borne¹, Sander L. Jansen2; 1Juniper Networks, Germany, 2ADVA Optical Networking, Germany

  • SC462: Introduction to Pluggable Optics New

    Sharon Hall¹, Robert Blum2; 1Oclaro, USA, 2Intel Corp., USA

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

    Achim Autenrieth, Jörg-Peter Elbers; ADVA Optical Networking SE, Germany

  • SC464: SDN Inside and in between Data Centers New

    David Maltz; Microsoft, USA

  • SC465: Transmission Fiber and Cables New

    Christopher Towery, Mike Ellwanger; Corning Optical Communications, USA

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