Del Mar Photonics - OFC invited speakers

Invited Speakers

Category 1. Fibers and Optical Propagation Effects
Category 2. Amplifiers and Lasers: Fiber or Waveguide
Category 3. Signal Measurement, Distortion Compensation Devices and Sensors
Category 4. Switching, Wavelength-Selective Filtering and Routing Devices
Category 5. Optoelectronic Devices
Category 6. Digital Transmission Systems
Category 7. Transmission Subsystems and Network Elements
Category 8. Optical Processing and Analog Subsystems
Category 9. Networks
Category 10. Access Solutions, Demonstrations and Non-Telecom Applications
NFOEC A. Optical Networks and Services
NFOEC B. Network Technologies

Category 1. Fibers and Optical Propagation Effects

OMH4, Ultra-Long Haul Fiber Transmission Technologies and Techniques, Morten Nissov; Tyco Telecommunications, USA. Monday, 2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

OMP1, Highly Nonlinear Fibers for Ultrahigh-Speed Optical Signal Processing, Fumio Futami; Fujitsu Labs Ltd., Japan. Monday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OMP6, Photonic Crystal Fibers for Nonlinear Signal Processing, K. K. Chow; Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan. Monday, 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

OTuB1, High-Power Pulse Propagation in Optical Fibers, G. Ronald Hadley; Sandia Natl. Labs, USA. Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OTuJ1, Erbium Doped AirClad Fibers for High-Power Broad Band Amplifiers and Single Mode Erbium Doped Fibers for High Performance Amplifiers and Lasers, Bera Pαlsdσttir; OFS Fitel, Denmark. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

OTuJ6, High-Power Large-Mode Area Optical Fibers for Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers, Bryce Samson; Nufern, USA. Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

OWG5, 40-Gb/s in Plastic Optical Fiber, Stephen E. Ralph; Georgia Tech, USA. Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OWO3, Powering Next Generation Networks by Laser Light over Fiber, Jan-Gustav Werthen; JDSU, USA. Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OThR3, Photonic Bandgap Fiber for New Wavelength Range, Satoki Kawanishi; NTT Basic Res. Labs, Japan. Thursday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

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Category 2. Amplifiers and Lasers: Fiber or Waveguide

OML7, All-Optical Polarization Control through Brillouin Amplification, Luc Thevenaz; EPFL Swiss Federal Inst. of Technology, Switzerland. Monday, 3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

OTuN1, SOA in WDM Communication Links, Steve Grubb; Infinera, USA. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

OTuN2, Advances in Amplification Technology for the Agile Optical Network, Gregory J. Cowle; JDSU, USA. Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

OWM1, Integrated Hybrid Lasers and Amplifiers on a Silicon Platform, Richard Jones; Intel Corp., USA. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OWU4, Cladding-Pumped EDFAs: Yb Free or Co-Doped, John D. Minelly; Aculight Corp., USA. Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

OThF3, Fiber Lasers for Frequency Standards in Optical Communications, Nathan R. Newbury; NIST, USA. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

OThF6, Fiber Lasers for Secure Key Distribution, Jacob Scheuer; Tel-Aviv Univ., Israel. Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

OThN3, Ultra-Small Photonic Crystal Lasers Near Communication Wavelength, Yong-Hee Lee; KAIST, Republic of Korea. Thursday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OThN6, Stabilized Optical Frequency Combs from Diode Lasers--Applications in Optical Communications, Signal Processing and Instrumentation, Peter J. Delfyett; School of Optics/CREOL, Univ. of Central Florida, USA. Thursday, 2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

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Category 3. Signal Measurement Distortion Compensation Devices and Sensors

OMT3, Bend and Twist Sensing in a Multiple-Core Optical Fiber, Charles G. Askins; NRL, USA. Monday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

OTuK2, Photonic Crystal Waveguide-Based Biosensor, Nina Skivesen; iNANO and Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Univ. of Aarhus, Denmark. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

OWD1, Grating Enhanced Continuum Generation, Paul S. Westbrook; OFS Labs, USA. Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

OWD6, Slow Light Generation Using Fibre Bragg Gratings, Joe T. Mok; ARC Ctr. of Excellence for Ultrahigh-Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, Univ. of Sydney, Australia. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

OWP1, Tunable Dispersion Compensation Using Parametric Processes, Shu Namiki; Natl. Inst. of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan. Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

OWP2, Mid-Span Dispersion Compensation via Optical Phase Conjugation in Silicon Waveguides, Haisheng Rong; Intel Corp., USA. Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OWP3, Dispersion Trimming Using a Liquid Crystal on Silicon Based Wavelength Selective Switch, Michael A. F. Roelens; Univ. of Sydney, Australia. Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

OWP4, Channel-by-Channel Tunable Optical Dispersion Compensator Consisting of Arrayed-Waveguide Grating and Liquid Crystal on Silicon, Kenya Suzuki; NTT Corp., Japan. Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

OThV1, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Microscopy, Stephen A. Boppart; Beckman Inst. for Advanced Science and Technology, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

OThV4, Direct Femtosecond Laser Writing of 3-D Waveguides and Gratings for Optical Communications, Peter Herman; Univ. of Toronto, Canada. Thursday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

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Category 4. Switching Wavelength-Selective Filtering and Routing Devices

OMJ3, Electro-Optic Polymer Waveguide Devices for Telecommunications Applications, Robert Norwood; Univ. of Arizona, USA. Monday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OTuF1, Concepts and Constraints of Plasmonic Waveguides Operating from the Visible to the THz Regime, Stefan A. Maier; Imperial College London, UK. Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OTuF4, Hitless-Reconfigurable and Bandwidth-Scalable Silicon Photonic Circuits for Telecom and Interconnect Applications, Miloš A. Popović; MIT, USA. Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

OWC1, WSS Switching Engine Technologies, Pierre Wall; JDSU, Canada. Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

OWC4, Reprogrammable Optical Phased Array Switching, David Plant; McGill Univ., Canada. Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

OWI3, Hybrid Integration Technology for High Functionality Devices in Optical Communications, Graeme Maxwell; CIP Ltd., UK. Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OThE3, Integrated Photonic Devices for OCDMA Using Silica Planar Lightwave Circuit Technology, Koichi Takiguchi; NTT Photonics Labs, NTT Corp., Japan. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

OThE4, PLZT Waveguide Devices for High Speed Switching and Filtering, Keiichi Nashimoto; EpiPhotonics Inc., USA. Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–9:30 a.m.

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Category 5. Optoelectronic Devices

OMK4, Geiger-Mode APD Single Photon Detectors, Mark A. Itzler; Princeton Lightwave Inc., USA. Monday, 2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

OMS1, Photoreceivers from 40 Gbit/s to 100 Gigabit Ethernet, Andreas Umbach; u2t Photonics AG, Germany. Monday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OMS3, Terahertz Transmitters and Receivers, Bernd Sartorius; Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz-Inst., Germany. Monday, 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

OWQ1, High-Performance Photonics on Silicon, Michal Lipson; Cornell Univ., USA. Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

OWQ2, Microresonators for Photonic Integrated Circuits, P. Daniel Dapkus; Univ. of Southern California, USA. Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OThC3, Compact 111-Gbit/s Integrated RZ-DQPSK Modulator Using Hybrid Assembly Technique with Silica-Based PLCs and LiNbO3 Devices, Takashi Yamada; NTT Photonics Labs, NTT Corp., Japan. Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.

OThK3, High-Speed Modulation of Optical Injection-Locked Semiconductor Lasers, Ming Wu; Univ. of California at Berkeley, USA. Thursday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OThK6, Uncooled Electroabsorption Modulator Integrated DFB Laser, Shigeki Makino; Hitachi Ltd., Japan. Thursday, 2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

OThS4, Chip-to-Chip Board-Level Optical Data Buses, Fuad E. Doany; IBM T. J. Watson Res. Ctr., USA, 2IBM Res. GmbH, Switzerland. Thursday, 4:15 p.m.–4:45 p.m.

OThS5, High-Speed 1.1-΅m-Range InGaAs VCSELs, Takayoshi Anan; Nanoelectronics Res. Labs, NEC Corp., Japan. Thursday, 4:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

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Category 6. Digital Transmission Systems

OMI1, Advanced Modulation Formats for Transmission Systems, Torger Tokle1,2; 1COM•DTU, Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark, 2OFS Fitel Denmark, Denmark. Monday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OMI4, Advanced Multi-Level Transmission Systems, Kenro Sekine; Hitachi Communications Technologies Ltd., Japan. Monday, 2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

OMQ1, DQPSK Modulation for Robust Optical Transmission, Dirk van den Borne; Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, Netherlands. Monday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OTuM1, Coherent Detection in Long-Haul Transmission Systems, Yi Cai; Tyco Telecommunications, USA. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

OTuM6, Coherent Based Systems for High Capacity WDM Transmissions, Jιrιmie Renaudier; Alcatel-Lucent, France. Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

OWJ1, Long-Distance Quantum Key Distribution in Optical Fiber, Jane E. Nordholt; Los Alamos Natl. Lab, USA. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OWJ4, Free-Space Decoy-State Quantum Key Distribution, Harald Weinfurter1,2; 1Ludwig Maximilians Univ., Germany, 2Max Planck Inst. for Quantum Optics, Germany. Wednesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OWR2, High-Speed Transmission over Multimode Optical Fibers, Sebastian Randel; Corporate Technology, Information and Communications, Siemens AG, Germany. Wednesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

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Category 7. Transmission Subsystems and Network Elements

OMU3, Optical OFDM--A Candidate for Future Long-Haul Optical Transmission Systems, Sander L. Jansen; KDDI R&D Labs, Japan. Monday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

OTuO3, Digital Signal Processing Options in Long Haul Transmission, Seb J. Savory; Univ. College London, UK. Tuesday, 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

OWL1, WDM-Colored Packet Switching, Naoya Wada; Natl. Inst. of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OWT3, A 10.7-Gb/s DPSK Receiver with 4000-ps/nm Dispersion Tolerance Using a Shortened MZDI and 4-State MLSE, Mohammad S. Alfiad; Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, Netherlands. Wednesday, 4:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

OThO1, Iterative Equalization and FEC Decoding in Optical Communication Systems: Concepts and Performance, Wolfgang Sauer-Greff; Univ. of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Thursday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OThO4, FEC Operation in Combination with Electronic Dispersion Compensation, Julien Poirrier; Orange Labs, France. Thursday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OThW5, Monitoring and Diagnostics of Power Anomalies in Transparent Optical Networks, Tin Kam Ho; Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA. Thursday, 4:30 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

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Category 8. Optical Processing and Analog Subsystems

OMN1, All-Optical Clock Recovery with Retiming and Reshaping Using a Silicon Evanescent Mode Locked Ring Laser, Brian R. Koch; Univ. of California at Santa Barbara, USA. Monday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OMN6, Next Generation Photonics for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Kien Truong; Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA), USA. Monday, 3:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

OTuD7, All-Optical Signal Processing Using Specialty Fibers, Ju Han Lee; Univ. of Seoul, Republic of Korea. Tuesday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

OTuL5, Bit Rate Transparent Optical Burst Switching with Contention Resolving Wavelength Conversion, Abdullah Al Amin; Univ. of Tokyo, Japan. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

OWK3, Multiwavelength All-Optical Regeneration, Michael Vasilyev; Univ. of Texas at Arlington, USA. Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OWS1, Long Distance Transmission Using Optical Regeneration, Jean-Claude Simon; Univ. de Rennes, France. Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

OWS6, Photonic Network R&D Activities in Japan, Kazuo Hagimoto; NTT Network Innovation Labs, Japan. Wednesday, 5:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

OThP3, Perspectives of Radio-over-Fiber Technologies, A. M. J. Koonen; COBRA Inst., Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, Netherlands. Thursday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OThP6, Fiber Distribution of Local Oscillator for Atacama Large Millimeter Array, William Shillue; Natl. Radio Astronomy Observatory, USA. Thursday, 2:30 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

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Category 9. Networks

OTuA1, Advance Reservation-Based Network Resource Manger for Optical Networks, Michiaki Hayashi; KDDI R&D Labs Inc., Japan. Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OTuI7, Development of Broadband Convergence Network and Services in Korea, Minho Kang; Information and Communications Univ., Republic of Korea. Tuesday, 6:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

OWA1, Physical Impairments in All-Optical Networks, Maurice Gagnaire; Ecole Natl. Supιrieure des Tιlιcommunications, France. Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

OWF1, Distributed Computing over Optical Networks, Wei Guo; Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OWF5, A Grid-Enabled Control Plane Architecture: The PHOSPHORUS Approach, Dimitra Simeonidou; Univ. of Essex, UK. Wednesday, 2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.m.

OThB1, 100G and DWDM: Application Climate, Network and Service Architecture, Donald C. Lee; Facebook Inc., USA. Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

OThI1, Power Stability and Control in Optically Transparent Mesh Networks, Christopher A. White; Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA. Thursday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OThI2, Quartzite: An Experimental Campus Testbed Involving Wavelength and Wavelength Interleaved Services, Philip Papadopoulos; Univ. of California at San Diego, USA. Thursday, 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

OThQ1, Core Network Design and Planning: Challenges and Technology Trend, Shinya Nakamura; NEC Corp. of America, USA. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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Category 10. Access Solutions, Demonstrations and Non-Telecom Applications

OTuP2, Quantum Key Distribution Integrated into Commercial WDM Systems, Harald Rohde; Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

OWB1, Polymer Optical Fibers for Short, Shorter and Shortest Data Links, Olaf Ziemann; Polymer Optical Fiber Application Ctr., Univ. of Applied Sciences Nόrnberg, Germany. Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

OWH1, Next Generation PON in Emerging Networks, Rujian Lin; Shanghai Univ., China. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

OThD1, Super Broadband Optical Wireless Access Technologies, Gee-Kung Chang; Georgia Tech, USA. Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m.

OThL2, Scalable Extended Reach PON, Jose A. Lαzaro; Univ. Politθcnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain. Thursday, 2:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.

OThT1, Cable Networks: End to End, Victor Blake; NewHouse Comm, USA. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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NFOEC A. Optical Networks and Services

NMC1, AT&T's Photonic Network, Kathy Tse; AT&T, USA. Monday, 1:30 p.m.–2:10 p.m.

NME2, Building Agile Optical Networks, Serge Melle; Infinera, USA. Monday, 4:20 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

NTuD5, The Optimized Architecture for Transition to All Packet Transport, Jin-Yi Pan; Nokia Siemens Networks, China. Tuesday, 5:50 p.m.–6:30 p.m.

NWD1, Peeling the Reliability Onion: Telecommunications Services Reliability, Bruce Linick; AT&T, USA. Wednesday, 1:00 p.m.–1:40 p.m.

NThB5, Optical Testing for Passive Optical Networks, Walt Soto; iPON Systems, USA. Thursday, 9:20 a.m.–10:00 a.m.

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NFOEC B. Network Technologies

NMD1, Technological Challenges to G-PON Operation, Rich Baca; Tellabs Inc., USA. Monday, 4:00 p.m.–4:40 p.m.

NMD3, Challenges and Solutions for 10Gbps PON, Robert Lingle, Jr.; OFS Fitel Norcross, USA. Monday, 5:00 p.m.–5:40 p.m.

NTuB1, Technologies for 40Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Transmission, Hideo Kuwahara; Fujitsu Labs Ltd., Japan. Tuesday, 2:00 p.m.–2:40 p.m.

NTuB3, Multi-Rate (100G/40G/10G) Transport over Deployed Optical Networks, Torsten Wuth; Siemens, Germany. Tuesday, 3:00 p.m.–3:40 p.m.

NTuC1, Hybrid SOA-Raman Amplifiers for Fiber-to-the-Home and Metro Networks, Patrick P. Iannone; AT&T Labs, USA. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m.–5:10 p.m.

NWA1, Network Element Security in Optical Communications Equipment, Michael Freiberger; Verizon, USA. Wednesday, 8:00 a.m.–8:40 a.m.

NWE2, Evolution to Colorless and Directionless ROADM Architectures, Peter Roorda; JDSU, Canada. Wednesday, 3:50 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

NThA4, Silicon Photonics: A Low Cost Integration Platform for Datacom and Telecom Applications, Mehdi Asghari; KOTURA, Inc., USA. Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–9:40 a.m.

NThE1, Practical Solutions for PMD Compensation in Next Generation ROADM Based 40G Metropolitan Networks, Christian J. Rasmussen; Mintera Corp., USA. Thursday, 3:30 p.m.–4:10 p.m.

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