Ramon Casellas, CTTC, Spain; Chris Cole, II-IV Incorporated, USA; Ming-Jun Li, Corning, USA
After 50 years of successful developments in optical fiber, component, transmission and networking technologies, optical fiber communications have changed world by providing enormous bandwidth and low latency for applications, ranging from global backbone internet networks to the massively parallel interconnects inside datacenters.
Nevertheless, the field of optical fiber communications is still a diverse and rapidly changing one, where new technologies and innovations are anticipated to meet the ever-increasing demands for higher capacity, lower cost, and lower energy consumption.
Looking forward to the next decade, this special session gets industry experts together to share their visions for optical fiber communications in the next decade and discuss the emerging hot topics and groundbreaking innovations.
Gordon Keeler, DARPA, USA
Andrew Lord, BT Applied Research, UK
Future Optical Networks in a 10 Year Time Frame
Aneek James, Columbia University, USA
Anuj Jain, Reliance Jio InfoCom, India
Claudio Mazzali, Corning Research & Development Corp, USA
Kithinji Muriungi, KamsHub, Kenya
Vijay Vusirikala, Google LLC, USA
Henning Lysdal, NVIDIA, Denmark
Peter Winzer, Nubis Communications, USA