Tutorials & Invited talks


Track 1: Optical Fibers and Fiber-based Devices
Track 2: Optical Transmission Systems, Subsystems and Technologies
Track 3: Networks Architectures, Management and Applications
Track 4: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration

Track 5: Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing
Track 6: Ultrafast Photonics and Nonlinear Optics
Track 7: Photonics for Energy
Track 8: Photonics for Biology and Medicine
Track 9: Quantum Photonics and Applications

Track 1: Optical Fibers and Fiber-based Devices

Yasuhiro KoikeKeio University, Japan
Status of high speed plastic optical fiber and network 
Zuxing Zhang, Nanjing University Of Posts And Telecommunication, China
Cylindrical vector beam Ytterbium-doped fiber laser
Neisei Hayashi, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Fiber-optic forward Brillouin scattering properties: experimental investigation and sensing application
Heeyoung Lee, Tokyo Institute of Technology,  Japan
Slope-assisted Brillouin optical correlation-domain reflectometry: from fundamentals to applications
John Canning, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
3D Printing Ribs, Fibres and Things
Guanshi Qin, Jilin University , China
All-solid fluorotellurite fibers for 10-W-level mid-infrared supercontinuum generation
Ryszard Buczynski , University of Warsaw, Poland
Development of optical fibres with free-form nanostructured cores
Jun He, ShenZhen University, China
Femtosecond-Laser-Inscribed Fiber Bragg Gratings for High-Tempertature Sensing
YingYing Wang, Beijing University of Technology, China
Towards a perfect hollow-core optical fiber
Robert Bogdanowicz, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Opto-electrochemical sensing devices based on fiber probes coated with boron-doped diamond films
Mateusz Smietana, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Nano-coated optical fiber biosensors
Kenneth Kin-YipWong, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong
Wavelength-swept source around 2-um window for ultrafast imaging applications
Xinyu Fan, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
High-resolution spectroscopy based on dual-comb interferometer
Guangming  Tao , Huazhong University of Science and Technology , China
From optical fibers to advanced functional fibers
Xiaobei Zhang, University of Shanghai, China
Hollow inwall coupled whispering gallery mode microresonators
Hongqiao Wen, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Artificial Intelligent Pattern Recognition for Optical Fiber Distributed Acoustic Sensing Systems Based on Phase-OTDR
Shikui Shen, China unicom, China
Random fiber lasers for speckle-free imaging
Pu Zhou, National University of Defense Technology, China
Beyond 100G WDM technique and G.654.E fibre deployment in China Unicom
Yunjiang Rao, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
High power fiber lasers: key components and digital design

Anison L. M. Xiong, YOFC, China
Advanced Optical Fibers for Communication Applications

Track 2: Optical Transmission Systems, Subsystems and Technologies

Chongjin XieAlibaba Group, China
Optics and Photonics for Data Centers (Tutorial)
Roland RyfNokia Bell Labs, USA
Space-Division Multiplexing (Tutorial)
Jiangbing Du, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Probabilistically Shaped Signaling and Machine Learning Detection for Optical Interconnection
Georg Rademacher, NICT, Japan
High Capacity Transmission with Three-Mode Fibers
Qiang Zhang, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, China
DSP Aided High Speed Direct Detection System for DCN and DCI Application
Xingwen Yi, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Optimum Decision of Probabilistically Shaped Constellations for Optical Fiber Transmissions
Fan Zhang, Peking University, China
Faster-than-Nyquist 16-QAM optical transmission in single-/multi-carrier systems
Hao Hu, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
broadband frequency comb in a non-resonant AlGaAs-OI waveguide
Emanuel DeGabory , NEC Central Research Laboratory, USA
Advances in Power-Efficient SDM Transmission Technologies
Chester Shu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Carrier Regeneration and its Application in Self-Coherent Optical Systems
Cristian Antonelli, University of L'Aquila, Italy
The Kramers-Kronig receiver: operation principle and implementations
Yang Yue, Juniper Networks, , USA
Enabling Technologies in Packet Optics
Yi Cai, ZTE, China
FPGA Investigation on Error-Flare Performance of FEC Codes for Optical Fiber Communications
René-Jean Essiambre, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Historical Evolution of High-Capacity Long-Haul Line Systems
Robert Emmerich, Fraunhofer, Germany
On the prospects of multi-band WDM transmission
Hoon Kim, KAIST, Korea
High-Performance Coherent WDM PON Using Low-Cost Devices
Kiyoshi Onohara, Mitsubishi Electric, Japan
Very-small optical coherent tranceivers for short-reach transmissions
Wei Xu, Tsinghua University, China
Optics in Smart Data Center Networking
Kohki Shibahara, NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, Japan
Long-Haul DMD-Unmanaged DSDM Transmission Using Mode-Division-Multiplexing
Jian Chen, TBD, TBD
Nan Chi, TBD, TBD
Gongru Lin, TBD, TBD

Track 3: Networks Architectures, Management and Applications

Massimo TornatorePolitechnico di Milano, Italy
Machine Learning applications in optical networks (Tutorial)
Marco RuffiniTrinity College Dublin, Ireland
Virtualising the central office from the network functions down to the optical layer (Tutorial)
Martin MaierInstitut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Canada
The Tactile Internet: Where Do We Go From Here?
Gangxiang (Steven) Shen, Soochow University, China
Consolidating Virtual Data Centers with Negative Load Correlations to Alleviate Performance Degradation Due to Load Burstiness 
Ognjen Dobrijevic, Univ. of Zagreb, Croatia
On Design of Reliable SDN Networks with Virtualization Capabilities
Huaxi Gu, Xidian University, China
Dynamic SDN Controller Placement in Elastic Optical Datacenter Networks
Frank Effenberger, Futurewei Technologies, China
The future of higher speed PONs
Robert Keys, Juniper, Canada
Software defined open programmable packet optical networking
Rui Lin, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Integrating Quantum Key Distribution with the Spatial Division Multiplexing Enabled High Capacity Optical Networks
Joao Pedro, Coriant, Portugal
Metro Transport Architectures for Reliable and Ubiquitous Service Provisioning
A. M. J. (Ton) Koonen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Recent advances in optical technologies for creating ultra-high capacity wireless indoor networks
Daniel Kilper, University of Arizona, USA
Physical Layer Control for Dis-aggregated Optical Systems
Jiajia Chen, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Service Migration Strategies for Ultra-low Latency Services in Edge Computing
Elaine Wong, University of Melbourne, Australia
A Comparison of Statistical and Machine-Learning based Bandwidth Prediction in Supporting Low-Latency Applications
Jörg-Peter Elbers, ADVA Optical Networking, Germany
Emerging Trends in Optical Networking
Jelena Pesic, Nokia Bell Labs, France
Boosting Optical Network Operation with Machine Learning
Biswanath Mukherjee, University of California Davis, USA
Dynamic Controller Deployment for Mixed-Grid Optical Networks
Jie Zhang, BUPT, China

Security and Intelligence for Future Optical Networks

Track 4: Optoelectronic Devices and Integration

David Neilson, Nokia Bell-Labs, USA
Wavelength selective switches and photonic cross-connects for future network switching 
Odile Liboiron-LadouceurMcGill University, Canada
Embedded photonic integrated switches for high-throughput and low-latency interconnect in modern computer architectures (Tutorial)
Yang Xu, Zhejiang University, China
High Performance Silicon-Based Photodetectors and Imagers
Yong-Zhen Huang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Single Mode and Bistability Coupled-Cavity Semiconductor Lasers
Lei Zhou, Fudan University, China
High-performance THz devices based on metasurfaces
Xi Xiao, Wuhan Research Institute of Posts & Telecommunications, China
Solutions and Challenges for 400G Silicon Photonics
Minhao Pu, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Broadband Light Sources Based On Highly-Nonlinear AlGaAs-On-Insulator Waveguide Devices
Xiaodong Pi, Zhejiang University, China
High-Performance Optoelectronic Devices Based on Silicon Nanocrystals
James Lott, Technische Universität, Berlin
Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers for communication, sensing, and integration
Lynford Goddard, University of Illinois Urbana, USA
Photonic Coupling Structures for Transistor Laser based Computing Architectures
Qijie Wang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
2D Materials based Mid-infrared Optoelectronics
Nicola Andriolli, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
InP integrated optical frequency comb generator based on cascaded modulators
Yuqing Jiao, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
High confinement InP photonic membrane
Frederic Gardes, University of Southampton, UK
Going further with CMOS photonics using silicon nitride and SiGe
Koji Yamada, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
A 300-mm-wafer silicon photonics technology for energy-efficient and advanced information systems
Zhiping Zhou, Peking University, China
Silicon Hybrid Plasmonic Devices for Next Generation Photonic Integrated Circuits
Yaocheng Shi, Zhejiang University, China
On-chip silicon devices for mode-division multiplexing
Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Lab, USA
Heterogeneously Integrated Quantum-Dot Photonics on Silicon
Carlos Alonso-Ramos, Paris-Sud University/CNRS, France
High-performance on-chip Bragg grating filters
Laurent Vivien, Paris-Sud University/CNRS, France
Second order nonlinearity in strained silicon waveguides
Ming Wu, University of California Berkeley, USA
Large-Scale Silicon Photonic Switches
Saeed Sharif Azadeh, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Highly efficient in-situ doped silicon modulators based on vertical phase shifters
Jianguo Liu, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China

Track 5: Microwave Photonics and Optical Signal Processing

Leif OxenloweDTU Fotonik, Denmark
Advanced optical signal processingnonlinear light sources and high-dimensional quantum communications (Tutorial)
Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Microwave Photonic Phase Shifters using Silicon Micro-resonators
Lawerence Chen, McGill University, Canada
On-chip devices for optical and microwave signal processing
Jianji Dong, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Photonic integrated circuits for microwave photonics
David Moss, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Applications of Integrated Kerr Micro-combs to Radio Frequency and Microwave Photonics
Hongyan Fu, Xiamen Unviersity, China
Multi-passband microwave photonic filters and their applications
Katarzyna Balakier, University College London, UK
Monolithically integrated phase locked semiconductor lasers
Liam Barry, Dublin City University, Ireland
Advancements in hybrid RoF for 5G applications
Yang Liu, University of Sydney, Australia
Brillouin circuits for high-performance microwave photonic applications
Amy C. Foster, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Silicon-Based Nonlinear Photonic Devices for Information Processing
Jose Azana, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Canada
Full-Field Broadband Invisibility Cloaking by Frequency-Domain Energy Redistribution
Jochen Schröder, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Frequency combs for ultra-high capacity communications
Jianli Zhang, Nanchang Unversity, China
LED for Visible Light Communication
Kazi S. Abedin, OFS, USA
Brillouin suppression through engineering of fiber structure
Radan Slavik, University of Southampton, UK
Opportunities for Hollow Core Optical Fibres in Microwave Photonics
Shu Namiki, AIST, Japan
Silicon photonic switching for high performance cloud networking
Ming Li, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China
Reconfigurable Optical Signal Processor
Jonathan Klamkin, UC Santa Barbara, USA
3D Hybrid Integration for High Performance Photonic Integrated Circuits
Antonella Bogoni, National Inter-University Consortium for Telecommunications, Italy
Photonics-based coherent MIMO radar networks
Yu Yu, HUST, China
Reconfigurable on-chip mode multiplexed system

Track 6: Ultrafast Photonics and Nonlinear Optics

Yun-Feng Xiao, Peking University, China
Chaos-assisted broadband coupling to a high-Q microresonator
Wei Ji, NationalUniversity of Singapore, Singapore
Multi-Photon Absorption and Sub-band Photo-detection  with Two-Dimensional Semiconductors
Xiaofeng Liu, Zhejiang University, China
Colloidal plasmonic metal oxide nanoparticles for nonlinear optics and ultrafast pulse lasers
Haiming Zhu, Zhejiang University, China
Ultrafast Broadband Photoexcitation Dynamics in 2D Graphene Heterostructures
Fengqiu Wang, Nanjing University, China
Tailoring photocarrier dynamics in emerging low-dimensional materials
Jun Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Probing the Movement of Excitonic Dark State and Band-Edge in Layered MoS2 by Two-Photon Excitation
Jianfeng Li, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Advance in mid-infrared pulsed fiber lasers
D. J. Hagan, University of Central Florida, USA
Measurement of nonlinear refraction in the time-domain
Mark Pelusi, University of Sydney New South Wales, Australia
Applications of Low Noise Brillouin Amplifiers for 64QAM Coherent Communications
Xianfeng Chen, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China
Single-photon frequency conversion for quantum interface
Limin Tong, Zhejiang University, China
Single-nanowire ultrafast optical modulation and correlation

Track 7: Photonics for Energy

David Ginger, University of Washington, China
Defect Control to Reach Solar Cell Efficiency Limits with Hybrid Perovskites
Gang Wu, Zhejiang University, China
Vertically Oriented 2D Perovskites and Solar Cell with Improving Efficiency
Xuegong Yu, Zhejiang University, China
Integration of graphene on silicon for photovoltaics
Junwei Luo, Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Direct bandgap Ge by design for a CMOS compatible light source
Jingbi You, Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Efficient and stable of perovskite optoelectronic devices
Jia Zhu, Nanjing University, China
Tailoring Nanostructures for Interfacial Solar Steam Generations
Dehui Li, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Fabrication of 2D Perovskite Based Heterostructures for Optoelectronic Applications
Jianxin Tang, Suzhou University, China
Synergistic Light Harvesting Enhancement in Organic Solar Cells with Interface Engineering
C.S.Lee, City university of Hongkong, China
The study of photonic device - Form excitionic to non-excitonic device

Track 8: Photonics for Biology and Medicine

Junle QuShenzhen University, China
Fluorescence lifetime technology and microenvironment sensor (Tutorial)
Yiqing Lu, Macquarie University, Australia
Advanced bioimaging using rare-earth-doped nanocrystals
Linbo Liu , NTU Singapore , Singapore
Cellular resolution optical coherence tomography
Zhen Yuan, University of Macau, China
Quantitative Multi-Contrast Photoacoustic Tomography
Zhuyuan Wang, Southeast University, China
SERS platforms for liquid biopsy
Keiichi Nakagawa, University of Tokyo, Japan
Single-shot ultrafast imaging for biomedical applications
Peng Xi, Peking University , China
Super-resolution Dipole Orientation Microscopy
Peng Li, Zhejiang University, China
Multi-channel OCT angiography and its application
Robert McLaughlin, University of Adelaide, Australia
Miniaturised fibre optic probes: Bringing optical coherence tomography to new medical applications
Liwei Liu, Shenzhen University, China
Monitoring of tumor microenvironment based on fluorescence lifetime microscopy
Baoli Yao, Xi'an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, CAS, China
Direct super-resolution image reconstruction for structured illumination microscopy
Wenjun Zhou, University of California Davis, USA
Interferometric diffusing-wave spectroscopy for blood flow monitoring of the human brain
Yueqing Gu, China Pharmaceutical University, China

Track 9: Quantum Photonics and Applications

Oscar Dahlsten, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Quantum generalisations of feedforward neural nets: constructions and applications
Eilon Poem, Weizmann Institute of Science, Isreal
Fast, noise-free memory for photon synchronization at room temperature
Wei Zhang, Tsinghua University , China
Applications of Spontaneous Four Wave Mixing on Quantum Communications
Leonardo Banchi, Imperial College London, UK
Multiphoton Tomography and Simulation with Linear Optics and Photon Counting
Shengwang Du, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology , China
Heralded Narrowband Single Photons for Differential-Phase Shift Quantum Key Distribution
Feng Mei, Shanxi University, China
Second order photonic topological insulator states in waveguide lattices
Xiaolong Su, Shanxi University, China
Distribution of Gaussian Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen steering
Guoyong Xiang, Univeristy of science and technology of China, China
Heisenberg-limit control-enhanced sequential scheme for general quantum parameter estimation
Raffaele Santagati, University of Bristol, UK
Machine learning for the characterisation and optimisation of photonic quantum technologies
Qiang Zhang, Univeristy of Science and Technology of China, China
Bell Test and Device Independent Quantum Information Processing
Man-Hong Yung, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
One-Shot Detection Limits of Quantum Illumination with Discrete Signals
Brian Smith, University of Oregon, USA
Measuring the single- and two-photon temporal-spectral wave function
Tiefu Li, Tsinghua University , China
Magnon Kerr effect in a cavity QED system

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