Invited Speakers

O1. Core/Access/Data Center Networks and Subsystems

Toward practical RoF-based MFN for 5G wireless communication systems
Yun C. Chung KAIST
Switching granularity and intra-node interconnection optimization for large scale optical nodes
Hiroshi Hasegawa Nagoya University
Flexible management of WDM-PON using AMCC for 5G radio access networks
Kazuaki Honda NTT Corporation
Tb/s-class CPRI-equivalent data rate transmission using IF-over-Fiber system for high-capacity mobile fronthaul links
Shota Ishimura KDDI Research, Inc.
Opportunities, challenges, and solutions for Spatial Channel Networks (SCNs) toward the SDM abundant era
Masahiko Jinno Kagawa University
SNR-availability based provisioning for optical networks employing fine tunable modulation technologies
Inwoong Kim Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
SDN/NFV control and orchestration for SDM networks
Raül Muñoz Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC/CERCA)
Network resource management in 5G-RAN optical transport
Kenichi Nakura Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Machine learning based alarm analysis and failure forecast in optical networks
Min Zhang Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

O2. Transmission Systems and Subsystems

Improving HD-FEC decoding via bit marking
Alex Alvarado Eindhoven University of Technology
ADC / DAC technology trends
Tomislav Drenski Socionext Europe GmbH
Transceiver IQ imperfection monitor by digital signal processing in coherent receiver
Yangyang Fan Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd.
Fiber optics frequency comb enabled all-optical modulation format analyzer
Songnian Fu Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST)
Evolution of reconfigurable submarine fiberoptic networks
Lara D. Garret SubCom LLC
Hardware-efficient quantized polar decoding with optimized lookup table
Toshiaki Koike-Akino Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories (MERL)
Nonlinear frequency division multiplexing: from single polarization to dual polarization
Son Thai Le Nokia Bell Labs
Nonlinearity compensation in modern submarine networks
Eduardo Mateo NEC Corporation
Long-haul transmission over coupled-core multicore fibers
Roland Ryf Nokia Bell Labs
Long-haul SDM transmission using mode division multiplexing
Kohki Shibahara NTT Corporation

O3. Optical Fibers, Cables and Fiber Devices

Fiber Raman amplifier: past and future
Youichi Akasaka Fujitsu Laboratories of America
Mode group division multiplexed transmission over multimode fiber
Kaoutar Benyahya Nokia Bell Labs
Applications of multimode fibers for spectroscopy and polarization control
Hui Cao Yale University
Stable measurement of near/far field profile of coupled multi-core fiber
Elaine S. Chou Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. / Stanford University
Space-division multiplexing for microwave photonics
Ivana Gasulla Universitat Politecnica de Valencia
Latest high fiber count submarine cable
Masumi Kobiki OCC Corporatioin
Ultrahigh-repetition-rate pulse fiber lasers by 2D materials decorated microfiber
Zhi-Chao Luo South China Normal University
Potential fault detection in optical cables using OTDR operating in two-modes
Atsushi Nakamura NTT Corporation
Gain control in multi-core EDFA with hybrid pumping
Hirotaka Ono NTT Corporation
Designing ultra-high density terrestrial cables for compatibility with existing infrastructure
Peter A. Weimann OFS Fitel, LLC

O4. Optical Active Devices and Modules

High-speed integrated photodiodes
Andreas Beling University of Virginia
Heterogeneous integration of O-band LDs on bulk-Si platform
Jungho Cha Samsung Electronics
Advances in low energy SiGe APD Optical Link
Zhihong Huang Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Ge epitaxial layers on Si for Group-IV integrated photonics
Yasuhiko Ishikawa Toyohashi University of Technology
High-speed transmitter for inter-data center communication
Haik Mardoyan Nokia Bell Labs
Advances in terahertz communications accelerated by photonics technologies
Tadao Nagatsuma Osaka University
Integrated optical modulators on Silicon-Photonics platform
Kensuke Ogawa Tokyo Institute of Technology
Statistical computing with integrated photonics system
Yichen Shen, Yanfei Bai Lightelligence
Ultra high-speed quantum-well semiconductor lasers for data-center and 5G-wireless
Kazuhisa Uomi Lumentum

O5. Optical Passive Devices and Modules

Topologically robust entangled states in silicon
Andrea Blanco-Redondo Nokia Bell Labs / The University of Sydney
High performance lasers on Si
John Bowers UCSB Songtao Liu UCSB
Towards ubiquitous 3D sensing: chip-scale swept-source optical coherenc tomography
Michael Eggleston Nokia Bell Labs
High performance silicon photonic devices based on practical metamaterials
Robert Halir University of Málaga
Advances in silicon photonic sensors using sub-wavelength gratings
Enxiao Luan University of British Columbia
Compact, low-loss, and polarization insensitive silicon photonic switch device and module
Shigeru Nakamura NEC Corporation
Silicon photonics integration technologies for future computing systems
Bert Jan Offrein IBM Research - Zurich
Nonlinear optical signal processing in CMOS-compatible ultra-silicon-rich nitride devices
Dawn Tan Singapore University of Design and Technology
From inverse design to implementation of practical photonics
Jelena Vučković Stanford University
High port count silicon photonic switches
Ming C. Wu University of California, Berkeley

P1. Photonics in Switching Technologies, Systems, and Architectures for Communications and Networking

Silicon nanophotonics for light manipulation
Daoxin Dai Zhejiang University
Software defined open programmable packet optical networking
Robert Keys Juniper Networks
Benefits of elastic transponders with data rate granularity finer than 50 Gb/s
Jelena Pesic Nokia Bell Labs France
Emerging integrated platforms for nonlinear optical signal processing
Minhao Pu Technical University of Denmark
Enabling locally automated reconfigurations in disaggregated networks
Nicola Sambo Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Nonlinear bragg scattering for coherent addition of light waves and its applications
Chester Shu The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Digital-preprocessed analog-multiplexed DAC for high-speed optical communications
Hiroshi Yamazaki NTT Corporation
Ultra-compact multi-level optical switching with non-volatile GST phase change
Linjie Zhou Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Recent advances in photonic BiCMOS technology for applications in switching and communication
Lars Zimmerman IHP

P2. Photonics in Switching Technologies, Systems, and Architectures for Computing and Big Data

Switches and routing for on-chip photonic networks
Eric Bernier Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.
Optical packet and circuit switching for data centers and computing
Hideaki Furukawa NICT
Bare-metal compute, storage and networking in metro optical access
Paul Gunning BT Applied Research
Toward automatized handling of future agile networks employing various optical switching functionalities
Kiyo Ishii National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST)
Low-latency error-prone optical networks for fast approximate computation on high-end datacenters
Michihiro Koibuchi National Institute of Informatics
Experimental study of co-propagation and co-switching of quantum and optical signals
Yongmei Sun Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
PULSE: Sub-microsecond optical circuit switched data center network
Georgios Zervas University College London
Leveraging multilayer telemetry to realize AI-assisted service provisioning in IP over elastic optical networks
Zuqing Zhu University of Science and Technology of China