Invited Papers




SC-1  -  Fibres, fibre devices and fibre amplifiers


We.1.4.1 • 08:45-09:15

Coupled-Core Multi-Core Fibers: High-Spatial-Density Optical Transmission Fibers with Low Differential Modal Properties

Tetsuya Hayashi, Sumitomo (Japan)

We.2.4.1 • 11:00-11:30

Large-area Low Loss Fibres and Advanced Amplifiers for High Capacity Long Haul Optical Network

Benyuan Zhu, OFS Fitel (United States)

Tu.3.3.5 • 15:15-15:45

Rethinking Optical Fiber

John Ballato, Clemson University (United States)

Tu.3.3.1 • 14:00-14:30

Multimode Photonics: Harnessing Optical Transition Devices

Sergio Leon-Saval, University of Sydney (Australia)

Mo.4.1.1 • 16:15-16:45

Photonic bandgap fibres for low-latency data transmission

David Richardson, Optoelectronics Research Center, University of Southampton (United Kingdom)



SC-2  -  Waveguide and Optoelectronic Devices


We.2.5.4 • 12:00-12:30

Demonstration of Silicon Photonic Hybrid Ring-Filter External Cavity Wavelength Tunable Lasers

Kenji Sato, NEC (Japan)

We.2.5.1 • 11:00-11:30

Heterogeneous Integration: Extending the Functionality of Silicon Photonics with III-V Materials

Gregory Fish, Aurrion (United States)

Th.1.4.1 • 08:45-09:15

High Speed WDM Interconnect Using Silicon Photonics Ring Modulators and Mode-Locked Laser

Jeremy Witzens, Integrated Photonics Laboratory, RWTH Aachen University  (Germany)

Th.2.4.3 • 11:30-12:00

Hybrid Graphene-Silicon Photonics Devices

Dries Van Thourhout, Ghent University and IMEC (Belgium)

Mo.4.2.3 • 16:45-17:15

Optical Integration and DSP in Next Generation Networks

Atul Srivastava, NEL  (United States)


SC-3  -  Digital and optical signal processing


Mo.4.3.1 • 16:15-16:45

Clock and Carrier Recovery for Coherent Receivers

Han Sun, Infinera (Canada)

We.3.6.1 • 14:00-14:30

Frequency-referenced Nonlinearity Compensation: The Enabler for Reach Extension and Capacity Increase

Nikola Alic, University of California San Diego  (United States)

We.1.6.2 • 09:15-09:45

Break Even Point Analysis of Photonic Analog-to-Digital Conversion on Power Consumption

Tsuyoshi Konishi, Osaka University (Japan)

Th.2.6.1 • 11:00-11:30

Machine Learning Techniques in Optical Communication

Darko Zibar, Technical University of Denmark (Denmark)

We.1.6.1 • 08:45-09:15

Photonic Integrated Devices for Exploiting the Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) of Light in Optical Communications

Marc Sorel, University of Glasgow (United Kingdom)



SC-4  -  Subsystems for optical networking and for datacoms


Th.2.5.5 • 12:15-12:45

Optical Routing for SDM Networks

Mark D. Feuer, CUNY  (United States)

Th.1.5.3 • 09:15-09:45

Realization of sub-1 GHz resolution photonic spectral processors for flexible optical networks

Dan Marom, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

Mo.3.5.4 • 15:00-15:30

High-Spectral-Efficiency Optical Direct Detection Using the Stokes Vector Receiver

William Shieh, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Mo.3.5.2 • 14:15-14:45

Transmission of Multi-Dimensional Signals Using Silicon Photonic Modulators and MIMO Based Direct Detection Receivers

David Plant, McGill University (Canada)

Th.2.5.1 • 11:00-11:30

QAM Quantum Noise Stream Cipher Transmission with Extremely High Security

Masataka Nakazawa, Tohoku University (Japan) 



SC-5  -  Point-to-Point transmission systems


Th.2.2.6 • 12:15-12:45

Speed and Transoceanic Distance Transmission with Hybrid Raman-EDFA and Coded Modulation

Jin-Xing Cai, TE SubCom( United States)

We.4.6.1 • 16:15-16:45

The Nonlinear Signal-Noise Interaction in Coherent Links and its Implications in System Design

Paolo Serena, University of Parma ( Italy)

Th.1.2.1 • 08:45-09:15

High-Spatial-Multiplicity Multi-Core Fibres for Future Dense Space-Division-Multiplexing System

Shoichiro Matsuo, Fujikura lTD (Japan)

Th.1.2.2 • 09:15-09:45

Dense Space Division Multiplexing Long Haul Transport System Using Multi-core / Multi-mode Fibre

Takayuki Mizuno, NTT Corp. (Japan)

Tu.1.4.1 • 08:45-09:15

High-Speed Networks in Field Operation: an Operator’s View

Armin Ehrhardt,  Werner Weiershausen, Matthias Gunkel and Arnold Mattheus, Deutsche Telekom (Germany)



SC-6  -  Core metro and data center networks


Tu.1.6.1 • 08:45-09:15

SDN and NFV for Broadcasters and Media

David Butler, BBC R&D (United Kingdom)

Tu.1.6.5 • 10:00-10:30

Multi-Tenant Transport Networks with SDN/NFV

Ricard Vilalta, CTTC (Spain)

Mo.4.6.1 • 16:15-16:45

Towards Plug-and-Play Software-defined EONs: Field Trial of Self-Adaptation Carrier Spacing

Filippo Cugini, CNIT (Italy)

We.4.5.1 • 16:15-16:45

Data plane and control architectures for 5G transport networks

Peter Öhlen, Ericsson Research (Sweden)

Tu.3.6.1 • 14:00-14:30

Programmable Hardware for Software Defined Networks

Gordon Brebner, Xilinx Research Labs (United States)


SC-Access, local area and home networks


Tu.3.1.3 • 15:15-15:45

In-Service Wavelength Tuning Technology in WDM/TDM-PONs for Multiple-Service Convergence

Shin Kaneko, NTT  (Japan)

We.3.4.1 • 14:00-14:30

Optical Wireless Communication for Backhaul and Access

Jungnickel Volker, Fraunhofer HHI (Germany)

Th.2.3.1 • 11:00-11:30

What is LiFi?

Harald Haas, The University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Mo.4.4.5 • 17:15-17:45

Extending Capacity in Access Beyond NG-PON2: WDM vs. TDM

Patrick Iannone, Alcatel-lucent (United States)

Tu.1.5.3 • 09:15-09:45

High-speed plastic optical fibers and their simple interconnects for 4K/8K video transmission

Yasuhiro Koike, Keio University  (Japan)


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