WORKSHOPS


September 23, 2018

Morning
9:00 - 12:30 (CET)

Optical fibres

Session 1: Boom of plastic optical fibres in real scenarios?

Session 2: Will we ever see (long-haul) communication systems outside of the conventional S+C+L bands? (provisional title)

Integrated photonics – 1

Session 1: III-V lasers directly grown on Silicon

Session 2: Hybrid integration

Coherent DSP in optical communications

Session 1: Capabilities and Roles of Coherent DSP within the Coming Decade

Session 2: Is Kramers-Kronig a game-changing technology for short-reach applications?

Microwave photonics

Session 1: What is there beyond the radio-over-fibre systems? - Part 1

Session 2: What is there beyond the radio-over-fibre systems? - Part 2

Data centres – 1

Session 1: Has the time come for coherent optics in the data centres?

Session 2: What is the role of optical switching technologies in data centres and computing communication systems?

Quantum communications for secure optical networks

Session 1: Quantum communications for secure optical networks – Part 1

Session 2: Quantum communications for secure optical networks – Part 2

Submarine systems

Session 1: How do we build the ultimate submarine transmission system? – Part 1

Session 2: How do we build the ultimate submarine transmission system? – Part 2

DSP on optical access

Session 1: DSP on optical access – Part 1

Session 2: DSP on optical access – Part 2

Afternoon
13:30 - 17:00 (CET)

Integrated photonics – 2

Session 1: Potential and role of graphene in optical communications

Session 2: How important is packaging for the success of integrated photonics? 

Advanced transmission schemes

Session 1: Nonlinear Fourier Transform: a different fate from the first wave of optical solitons?

Session 2: Performance metrics of advanced modulation formats

5G

Session 1: What will be the role of microwave photonics in 5G and beyond?

Session 2: How 5G will change the transport network: evolution or revolution?

Data centres – 2

Session 1: High speed interconnection interfaces for 400 Gbit/s and beyond: what will be the winner solution? how to avoid the market fragmentation?

Session 2: Optical technologies for distributed edge and exascale core data centres

Photonics in Space

Session 1: Photonics in Space– Part 1

Session 2: Photonics in Space– Part 2

Disaggregation in data centres and metro networks

Session 1: Integrated or disaggregated data centres? Challenges and opportunities

Session 2: Integrated or disaggregated metro networks? Challenges and opportunities

Optical networks

Session 1: What is the next architecture and data rate for metro applications? 800Gb/s, 1Tb/s or even higher?

Session 2: Next generation of optical network