The Optical Networking and Communication
Conference & Exhibition

Moscone Center,
San Francisco, California, USA

2020 Tutorial Speakers

Devices, Optical Components, and Fiber

  • D1: Advances in prototypes and product developments of components and subsystems for data centers and optical networks

    Robert Herrick, Intel Corp., USA
    Reliability Qualification and Failure Mechanisms for Semiconductor Lasers and Fiber Optic Transceivers

  • D2: Passive optical devices for switching and filtering

    Matthias Wuttig, Rheinish Westfalische Tech Hoch Aachen, Germany
    Non-volatile Photonic Applications with Phase Change Materials

  • D3: Active optical devices and photonic integrated circuits

    Andrea Ferrari, University of Cambridge, UK
    Graphene and Related Materials for Photonics and Optoelectronics

  • Joseph Kahn, Stanford University, USA
    Data Center Links beyond 100 Gbit/S Per Wavelength

  • D4: Fiber and propagation physics

    Philip Russell, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light and Department of Physics, Friedrich Alexander University, Germany
    Physics and Applications of Photonic Crystal and Microstructured Fibres

  • Pierre Sillard, Prysmian Group, France
    Advances in Few-mode Fiber Design and Manufacturing

  • D5: Fiber-optic and waveguide devices and sensors

    Nicolas Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
    SDM Optical Communications

  • Takemi Hasegawa, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd, Japan
    Ultra-low Loss Multicore Fibers, Amplifiers and Components

Systems and Subsystems

  • S1: Digital subsystems and systems for data centers

    Chris Fludger, Infinera GmbH, Germany
    Performance Oriented DSP Design for Flexible Coherent Transmission in Data Centers

  • Ashok Krishnamoorthy, Axalume Inc., USA
    Energy-efficient Multi-wavelength, Chip-to-chip, Switched Optical Interconnects

  • S2: Optical, photonic and microwave photonic subsystems

    Lukas Chrostowski, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Silicon Photonic Waveguide Bragg Gratings

  • David Marpaung, Universiteit Twente, Netherlands
    New Opportunities for Integrated Microwave Photonics

  • S3: Radio-over-fiber, free-space and sensing systems

    Morio Toyoshima, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
    Recent Trends of Free-space Laser Communications for Satellites Communications and Future Prospects

  • S4: Digital and electronic subsystems

    Alan Pak Tao Lau, Photonics Research Center, Department of Electrical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Machine Learning and its Applications in Optical Communication Systems

  • Guifang Li, University of Central Florida, USA
    Few-mode Fiber Transmissions

  • S5: Digital transmission systems

    Fukutaro Hamaoka, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan
    Ultra-wideband and Broadband Transmission Technologies

  • Alexei Pilipetskii, TE SubCom, USA
    SDM Power-efficient Ultra-high Capacity Long-haul Transmission Systems

Networks, Applications, and Access

  • N1: Advances in system, network and service developments and field trials in commercial data centers and networks

    Elizabeth Rivera Hartling, Facebook Inc., USA
    From the Acceptance of Turnkey Systems to Open Networks with G-SNR

  • Maria Spiropulu, California Institute of Technology, USA
    Toward a Scalable Hybrid Quantum Cloud

  • N2: Optical networking for data center and computing applications

    Paul Prucnal, Princeton University, USA
    Neuromorphic Photonics

  • N3: Architecture and software-defined control for metro and core networks

    Martin Birk, AT&T Labs, USA
    Open Optical Systems

  • Rui Morais, Coriant, Portugal
    Reliable Machine Learning Models for Quality of Transmission Estimation

  • N4: Optical access networks for fixed and mobile services

    Saurav Das, Open Networking Foundation, USA
    The Telco Cloudification, from Opencord to SDN-enabled Broadband Access (SEBA)

  • Dora van Veen, Nokia Corp., USA
    Transceiver Technologies for Next-generation PON Networks

Optical Devices, Subsystems, and Networks for Datacom and Computercom

Sponsored by: