The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

San Diego Convention Center,
San Diego, California, USA

2018 Tutorial Speakers

Devices, Optical Components, and Fiber

  • D2: Passive Optical Devices for Switching and Filtering

    Benjamin Lee, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
    Photonic Switch Fabrics in Computer Communications Systems

  • Dan Marom, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ISRAEL
    Optimized Switching of Wavelength and Space Dimensions in SDM

  • D3: Active Optical Devices and Photonic Integrated Circuits

    Christopher Doerr, Acacia Communications, Inc., USA
    Coherent Optics in Si Photonics

  • Johan Richard Schatz, KTH Royal Inst. of Technology, SWEDEN
    Ultra-high-speed Optical-cavity-enhanced DMLs

  • D4: Fiber and Propagation Physics

    Govind Agrawal, University of Rochester, USA
    Nonlinearity of Optical Fibers

  • D5: Fiber-optic and Waveguide Devices and Sensors

    Mikhail Melkumov, Russian Academy of Sciences, RUSSIA
    Optical Amplification in Extended Wavelength Windows

Systems and Subsystems

  • S1: Advances in Deployable Subsystems and Systems

    Olga Vassilieva, Fujitsu Laboratories of America Inc, USA
    Enabling Technologies for Fiber Nonlinearity Mitigation in High Capacity Transmission Systems

  • S2: Optical, Photonic and Microwave Photonic Subsystems

    Peter Andrekson, Chalmers Tekniska Hogskola, SWEDEN
    Fundamentals and Applications of Optical Parametric Amplifiers

  • Alan Willner, University of Southern California, USA
    All-optical Signal Processing Techniques for Flexible Networks

  • S3: Radio-over-fiber, Free Space Optics and Sensing Systems

    Dalma Novak, Pharad, USA
    Microwave Photonic Systems for Sensing Applications

  • S4: Digital and Electronic Subsystems

    Georg Böcherer, Huawei Technologies, FRANCE
    On Joint Design of Probabilistic Shaping and Forward Error Correction for Optical Systems

  • Peter Winzer, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    Scaling and Enabling Technologies for Large Scale Integration for Next Gen SDM Systems

  • S5: Digital Transmission Systems

    Gabriella Bosco, Politecnico di Torino, ITALY
    Flexible Transceivers and the Rate/Reach Trade-off

  • Mark Shtaif, Tel-Aviv University, ISRAEL
    Equalization For Combating The Effects Of Nonlinear Noise In Long-Haul Transmission: Limits And Prospects

Networks, Applications, and Access

  • N1: Advances in Deployable Networks and their Applications

    Jeff Bower, Akamai Technologies, USA
    Content Distribution Networks and Their Impact on Optical Networks

  • Edward Walter, AT&T, USA
    Edge Compute and AT&T’S PON Deployment Vision

  • N2: Control and Management of Multilayer Networks

    Pablo Pavon-Marino, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, SPAIN
    The Role of Open-Source Network Optimization Software in the SDN/NFV World

  • N3: Network Architectures and Techno-economics

    António Eira, Coriant , PORTUGAL
    The Software-defined Flexible Optical Network

  • Massimo Tornatore, Politecnico di Milano, ITALY
    Data Analytics and Machine Learning Applied to Transport Layer

  • N4: Optical Access Networks for Fixed and Mobile Services

    John O'Carroll, Eblana Photonics, Ltd., IRELAND
    Photonic Integrated Circuits for NGPON2 Tunable Onus

  • Edward Walter, AT&T, USA
    Edge Compute and AT&T’S PON Deployment Vision

  • Yuki Yoshida, NICT, JAPAN
    Mobile Xhaul Evolution: Enabling Tools for a Flexible 5G Xhaul Network

Optical Devices, Subsystems, and Networks for Datacom and Computercom

  • DSN6: Optical Devices, Subsystems and Networks for Datacom and Computercom

    Keren Bergman, Columbia University, USA
    Silicon Photonics for High Performance Interconnection Networks

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