Invited Speakers

DATE: 11/03/2021

Track 1: Optical Fibers, Fiber-based Devices

Track 2: Optical Transmission Sub-systems, Systems and Technologies

Track 3: Network Architectures, Management and Applications

Track 4: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration

Track 5: Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing

Track 6: Photonics for Energy

Track 7: Photonics for Biology and Medicine


Track 1: Optical Fibers, Fiber-based Devices

Emerging hollow core fibre technology (Tutorial)
Francesco Poletti, University of Southampton, UK

Mid IR source for biomedical applications
Trevor Benson, University of Nottingham, UK

Few-mode fiber distributed acoustic sensors
Haiwen Cai, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, China

Fiber Bragg grating sensors
Christophe Caucheteur, University of Mons, France

2-µm ultrafast fibre lasers
Maria Chernysheva, Leibniz Institute of Photonics Technology, Germany

Non-telecom applications of photonic lanterns
Sergio Leon Saval, Sydney University, Australia

Few-mode pre-amplified receivers
Guifang Li, University of Central Florida, USA

Entanlgement in few-mode fibers
Xiaoying Li, Tianjin University, China

Fiber optic gyroscopes
Huilian Ma, Zhejiang University, China

High density SDM fibres
Taiji Sakamoto, NTT, Japan

Multicore fiber fan-in and fan-out devices
Ming Tang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Microfibers and nanofibers
Limin Tong, Zhejiang University, China

Hollow-core fiber gas lasers
Zefeng Wang, National University of Defense Technology, China

OAM mode multiplexers for communications
Siyuan Yu, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Fiber lasers emitting polarization vortices
Qiwen Zhan, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

High power fiber lasers
Pu Zhou, National University of Defense Technology, China

Track 2: Optical Transmission Sub-systems, Systems and Technologies

Ultralong-distance undersea transmission systems(Tutorial)
Jin-Xing Cai, SubCom, USA

Power-efficient submarine transmission using SDM: Theoretical limits and experimental results
John Downie, Corning, USA

AI for fast and accurate optical fiber channel modeling
Lilin Yi, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Ultra-high sensitivity receiver for space communicat
Ravikiran Kakarla, ORC, UK

Real-time software-defined receiver field trial
Sjoerd van der Heide, TUE, Netherlands

Modulation formats for future data center networks
Jianjun Yu, Fudan University, China

Coherent 800G per lambda DWDM field transmission
Zhiyu Xiao, Huawei, China

Technologies to enable over 170 Tbit/s transmission over a single mode fibre
Lidia Galdino, UCL, UK

Tb/s transmission in sustainable and flexible Metro networks using long-wavelength VCSELs
Pierpaulo Boffi, Politecniico di Milano, Italy

High capacity transmission using space division multiplexing
Ruben Luis, NICT, Japan

Advanced perturbation techniques to study nonlinear impairments in fiber-optic transmission systems
Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi, Nokia Bell Labs, France

Physics-Based Deep Learning for Fiber-Optic Communication Systems
Christian Häger, Chalmers, Sweden

Maria Ionescu, Nokia Bell Labs, France

Digital self-coherent continuous variable quantum key distribution system
Tobias Eriksson, Infinera, Sweden

Hybrid Raman-EDFA C+L band amplifier aided by machine learning
Maria Ionescu, Nokia Bell Labs, France

Machine learning for fiber nonlinearity compensation: An example of interpretable machine learning in optics
Alan Pak Tao Lau, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

Real-time MIMO detection over SDM fibers: Feasibility and challenges
Shohei Beppu, KDDI, Japan

Integration of continuous-variable quantum key distribution and coherent optical communication
Takuya Hirano, Gakushuin University, Japan

Fault localization in software-defined optical networks
Yongli Zhao, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Advanced multi-dimensional modulation formats for fiber-optic transmission
Bin Chen, Hefei University of Technology, China

Advanced DSP enabled high-speed short-reach transmissions for data-center interconnections
Meng Xiang, Guangdong University of Technology, China

Weakly-coupled few-mode fiber transmission and enabling components
Juhao Li, Peking University, China

Symbol-pattern-dependent adaptive equalization and maximum likelihood sequence estimation with a common look-up-table
Yi Cai, Soochow University, China

Track 3: Networks Architectures, Management and Applications

Multi-port and multi-band wavelength switching technologies for future OXC system
Liangjia Zong, Huawei Technology, China

Deterministic edge optical networks
Jiawei Zhang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Standardization and application of port-agnostic WDM technique in metro access layer network
Shikui Shen, China Unicom, China

Bis Mukherjee, Soochow University, China

Towards IPoDWDM for data center interconnects: Coherent pluggables and open line systems
Jianqiang Li, Kuaishou Technology, USA

Open packet-optical edge node: State of art and challenges
Filippo Cugini, CNIT, Italy

Planning security-aware filterless optical networks
Zuqing Zhu, University of Science and Technology of China, China

IM/DD transmission for data center optical interconnects
Gordon Ning Liu, Soochow University, China

Supercharging the short-haul networks with coherent optical technology and novel architectures
Zhensheng Jia, CableLabs, USA

Towards large-scale disaster-resilient open and integrated disaggregate/legacy optical networks
Sugang Xu, NICT, Japan

A digital twin optical network for scalable control plane development and evaluation
Marco Ruffini, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

The OpenQKD Testbed in Berlin
Marc Geitz, Deutche Telekom, Germany

Filterless metro architectures
Omran Ayoub, SUPSI, Switzerland

PON for fiber to the room
Frank Effenberger, FutureWei Technologies, USA

Track 4: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration

Photonic integrated circuits for optical wireless communication(Tutorial)
Ton Koonen,Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Photonic-crystal surface-emitting lasers: from fundamental to the state of the arts(Tutorial)
Susumu Noda,Kyoto University,Japan

Coherent focal plane arrays in silicon photonics; towards high performance 3D Imaging using LIDAR
Remus Nicolaescu, Pointcloud, Inc, USA

20Gbps optical wireless communication system enabled by field-programmable metasurfaces
Zizheng Cao, TU/e, Netherlands

Photonic integrated devices based on thin film lithium niobate on silicon
Liu Liu, Zhejiang University, China

Silicon photonics integration for coherent LiDAR application.
Linjie Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Silicon photonics operating beyond 100Gbaud
Xi Xiao, National Optoelectronics Innovation Centre, China

High-performance SiGe Avalanche Photodetectors for HPC internconnect
Zhihong Huang, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA

Chip-scale intelligent photonic signal processing
Jian Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Future on-chip optoelectronic devices base on nanostructure
Yidong Huang, Tsinghua University, China

SOI based InAs QD lasers and multi-wavelength comb lasers for Tbps transmission
Ting Wang, Institute of Physics, CAS, China

Silicon Chalcogenide Hybrid Photonic Integration
Hongtao Lin, Zhejiang University, China

low noise heterogeneously integrated mode-locked lasers
Bart Kuyken, Universiteit Gent - IMEC, Belgium

Recent progresses on silicon photonic research
Tao Chu, Zhejiang University, China

Integrated Circular-Sided Polygon Microlasers
Yongzheng Huang, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China

On-chip gradient metasurface and its applications
Ke Xu, TBA

Wide steering high-resolution optical phased array
Junfeng Song, TBA

Single-crystal lithium niobate thin films for integrated photonics
Hui Hu, TBA

Ultrahigh-Q AlGaAs-on-insulator microresonators for ultra-efficient integrated nonlinear photonics
Weiqiang Xie, TBA

Track 5: Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing

Silicon photonics for artificial intelligence and neuromorphic computing (Tutorial)
Bhavin J Shastri, Queens University, Canada

Microwave photonic cognitive Radio system
Dan Zhu, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Intelligent signal processing using photonic neural networks
Chaoran Huang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Passive optical to terahertz conversion through plasmonic nanoantennas Arrays
Mona Jarrahi, University of California, USA

Integrated microcombs from microwave band to terahertz band
Jijun He, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

THz photonics: lighting up next-generation wireless
Xianbin Yu, Zhejiang University, China

Integrated photonic processors for quantum computing
Jelmer Renema, Quix BV, Netherlands

Microwave photonics for reliable high-speed railway wireless communication against electromagnetic interferences
Peixuan Li, Southwest Jiaotong University, China

Scalability of photonic deep neural networks based on on-chip integrated matrices of SOAs
Patty Stabile, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

Photonic integrated chips for THz Beam Steering
Peng Lu, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

The diamond mesh, a phase-error- and loss-tolerant field-programmable MZI-based optical processor
Odile Liboiron-Ladouceur, McGill University, Canada

Optoelectronic oscillator for high-quality microwave signal generation
Jiejun Zhang, Jinan University, China

Integrated silicon photonic circuits for microwave photonics application
Weifeng Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Photonics-enabled microwave frequency synthesis
Yihan Li, Beihang University, China

Artificial intelligence powered microwave photonic signal processing
Weiwen Zou, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Photonic spiking neural network: theory, device and algorithm
Shuiying Xiang, Xidian University, China

Track 6: Photonics for Energy

Yafa Yan, TBA

Integrating organic-perovskite solar cell
Yaowen Li, Soochow University, China

Wolfgang Tress, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland

Wei Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Antimony Selenosulfide Solar Cells
Tao Chen, University of Science and Technology China, China

Xiaodan Zhang, Nankai University, China

Dewei Zhao, Sichuan Univerisity, China

Unveiling the surface of photovoltaic perovskites
Rui Wang, Westlake University, China

Gaoling Yang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Colloidal quantum dot infrared solar cells for harvesting the low-energy photons
Jianbing Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Yaohua Mai, Jinan Univeristy, China

Track 7: Photonics for Biology and Medicine

Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging Microscopy and its Biomedical Applications(Tutorial)
Junle Qu, Shenzhen University, China

David Sampson, University of Surrey, UK

Three-dimensional super-resolution microscopy in thicker specimens using adaptive optics
Martin Booth, University of Oxford, UK

Polarization sensitive swept source OCT to map localized birefringent information within living tissue
Ruikang Wang, University of Washington, USA

Multi-dimensional Single Particle Tracking
Ning Fang, Xiamen University, China

Imaging cleared tissues using tiling light sheet microscopy and a strategy to understand intelligence
Liang Gao, Westlake University, China

Break the unbroken limits towards super-resolution microscopy using photon upconversion
Qiuqiang Zhan, South China Normal University, China

Deep-learning fluorescence microscopy for capturing biological dynamics at hight spatiotemporal resolution
Peng Fei, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Recent advances on multifunctional photosensitizers for enhanced photodynamic therapy
Buhong Li, Fujian Normal University, China

Live-cell FRET assay on the stoichiometry and regulation network of Bcl-2 family proteins
Tongsheng Chen, South China Normal University, China

Super-Resolution Fluorescence Polarization Microscopy and its Biological Applications
Hao Zhang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Multimodal tissue imaging supported by optical clearing
Valery V. Tuchin, Institute of Precision Mechanics and Control of the RAS, Russia

Single-Molecule Localization Super-Resolution Microscopy and Its Applications
Leiting Pan, Nankai University, China

Organic Semiconducting Probes for Superresolution Imaging and in Vivo Imaging
Changfeng Wu, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

High-Speed and High-Resolution Raman Imaging of Biological Molecules Using Line Illumination
Katsumasa Fujita, Osaka University, Japan