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

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

    Peter Winzer and Xi Chen; Nokia Bell Labs, USA


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

    Yuanqiu Luo; Huawei, USA

  • SC160: Microwave Photonics

    Vince Urick;  DARPA, 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: 400 Gb/s and Beyond Transmission Systems, Design and Design Trade-offs

    Martin Birk; AT&T Labs, USA
    Benny Mikkelsen; Acacia 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: Applications of Radio-over-Fiber Technologies

    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 and Superchannels for Terabit-class Transceivers

    Sander L. Jansen; ADVA Optical Networking, Germany
    Dirk van den Borne; Juniper Networks, Germany

  • SC347: Reliability and Qualification of Fiber-Optic Components

    David Maack; Corning, USA

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

    Alexander Rylyakov; Elenion, USA

  • SC359: Datacenter Networking 101

    Hong Liu; Google, USA

  • SC369: Test and Measurement for Signals with Complex Optical Modulation

    Bernd Nebendahl and Michael Koenigsmann; Keysight, Germany

  • SC384: Background Concepts of Optical Communication Systems

    Alan Willner; Univ. of Southern California, USA

  • SC385: Optical Interconnects for Extreme-Scale Datacenters and HPC

    John Shalf; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
    Keren Bergman; Columbia University, USA

  • SC390: Introduction to Forward Error Correction

    Frank Kschischang; Univ. of Toronto, Canada

  • SC393: Digital Signal Processing for Coherent Optical Transceivers

    Chris Fludger; Cisco Optical GmbH, Germany

  • SC395: Modeling and Simulation of Optical Transmitter and Receiver Components

    Harald Rohde and Robert Palmer; Elenion, Germany

  • SC408: Space Division Multiplexing in Optical Fibers

    Roland Ryf; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC428: Link Design and Modeling for Intra Data Center Optical Interconnects

    Petar Pepeljugoski; IBM Research, USA

  • SC429: Advances in Flexible Photonic Networks and Open Architectures

    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

  • SC443 : Optical Amplifiers: From Fundamental Principles to Technology Trends

    Michael Vasilyev; University of Texas at Arlington,USA
    Shu Namiki; National 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: Optical Wireless for Mobile Communications

    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

  • SC448: Software Defined Networking for Optical Networks: a Practical Introduction

    Ramon Casellas; CTTC, Spain

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

    Sylwester Latkowski; Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
    Arne Leinse; LioniX International, Netherlands
    Twan Korthorst; Synopsys, Netherlands
    Peter O'Brien; Tyndall National Institute, Ireland

  • SC451 : Optical Fiber Sensors

    Zuyuan He; Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    William Shroyer;SageRider, Inc., USA

  • SC452 : FPGA Programming for Optical Subsystem Prototyping

    Noriaki Kaneda; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

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

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

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

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

  • SC454 : Hands-on: Introduction to Silicon Photonics Circuit Design

    Roel Baets, Ghent Univ., Belgium

    Pieter Dumon, Luceda Photonics, Belgium

  • SC459: Space Division Multiplexing Components and Devices

    Nicolas Fontaine; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC460: Digital Coherent Optical System Performance Basics

    Maurice O'Sullivan; Ciena, Canada
    John Cartledge; Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

  • SC461: High-capacity Data Center Interconnects

    Dirk van den Borne; Juniper Networks, Germany
    Sander L. Jansen; ADVA Optical Networking, Germany

  • SC462: Introduction to Pluggable Optics

    Sharon Hall; Lumentum, USA
    Robert Blum; Intel Corp., USA

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

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

  • SC464: SDN Inside and in between Data Centers

    David Maltz; Microsoft, USA

  • SC465: Transmission Fiber and Cables

    Christopher Towery, Mike Ellwanger; Corning Optical Communications, USA

  • SC468: Advanced FEC Techniques for Optical Communications New

    Laurent Schmalen; Nokia Bell Labs, USA

  • SC469: Laboratory Automation and Control using Python New

    Jochen Schröder, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
    Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    Binbin Guan, Acacia Communications, USA

  • SC470: Secure Optical Communications New

    Andrew Shields, Toshiba Research Europe Ltd., UK
    Helmut Griesser, ADVA Optical Networking SE, Germany

  • SC472: Hands-on: Controlling and Monitoring Optical Network Equipment with Netconf/YANG New

    Ricard Vilalta, CTTC, Spain

    Noboru Yoshikane, KDDI Research, Japan

  • SC473: Photonic Switching Systems New

    David Neilson, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    Benjamin Lee, IBM, USA

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