Invited Speakers

Core/access networks and switching systems

  Masahiko Jinno
Kagawa University

Topic: Networks Toward 1-Pb/s Optical Transport and Beyond
  Takehiro Tsuritani
KDDI Research

Topic: Massively parallel optical transmission and network using space division multiplexing (SDM)
  Tomoyuki Kato
Fujitsu Laboratories, Japan

Topic: Multi-band WDM transmission technology that exceeds transceiver wavelength band (virtual)
  Daping Chu
Centre for Photonic Devices and Sensors
Univeristy of Cambridge, UK
ROADMap Systems Ltd, Cambridge, UK

Topic: 2D Beam Steering and Stacked LCOS WSSs for Cost-Effective Optical Networks
  Chi Wai Chow
National Chiao Tung University

Topic: TBA

Transmission systems and subsystems

  Junho Cho
Nokia Bell Labs

Topic: Optimizing power allocation for optical fiber channels with deep neural networks (virtual)
  Chun-Ting Lin
National Chiao Tung University

Topic: Broadband Wired and Wireless Access System with Novel Sub-Nyquist Sampling-Rate ADC Receiver
Xiao-Ping Zheng
Dept. of Electronics Engineering, Tsinghua University

Topic: High-Resolution coherent imaging radar based on photonics
Hiroshi Yamazaki
Device Technology Labs, NTT Corporation, Japan

Topic: Optical-Domain Extension of Transmitter Bandwidth Using Time-Interleaving Modulator
Vivian Xi Chen
Member of Technical Staff, Nokia Bell Labs USA

Topic: Quantification of implementation penalties for ultra-high order QAM systems
Daiki Soma
KDDI Research

Topic: Ultra-High-Capacity Weakly Coupled Mode-Division-Multiplexed Transmission (virtual)
Hiroki Kishikawa
Tokushima University

Topic: Modulation Format Conversion for Flexible and Spectrally Efficient Transmission (virtual)

Optical Fibers, Cables, Devices and Modules

  Xiaoguang Zhang
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Topic: Polarization demultiplexing in the extreme scenario of lightning strikes for high speed optical fiber communication systems (virtual)
Liang Dong
Clemson University

Topic: All solid photonic bandgap fibers for high-power lasers (virtual)
Masaharu Ohashi
Osaka Prefecture University

Topic: OTDR techniques for measuring transmission characteristics of space division multiplexing fibers (virtual)
  Kunimasa Saitoh
Hokkaido University

Topic: Control of Group Delay Spread in Randomly-Coupled Multicore Fibers
Thomas Bradley
Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton

Topic: Progress in Nested Anti-resonant Nodeless Fibers
Hidenori Takahashi
R&D Manager, KDDI Research, Inc., Japan.

Topic: Promising Technologies for the Future Submarine Cable Systems
Masahiro Nada
NTT Laboratories, Japan

Topic: High-speed photodetector technologies for 100G-PAM4 systems and beyond
Wen-Fung Liu
Feng Chia University Department of Electrical Engineering

Topic: Advanced fiber grating sensors

Optical active devices and modules

  Yuqing Jiao
Eindhoven University of Technology

Topic: InP membrane technology for photonics - electronics convergence
  Shinji Matsuo

Topic: III-V Membrane Devices on Si Platform
  Nicola Calabretta
Eindhoven University of Technology

Topic: Photonic Integrated WDM Cross-Connects for Telecom and Datacom Networks
  Songnian Fu
Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Topic: Machine learning techniques for optical performance monitoring
Fumio Koyama
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Topic: High speed VCSEL photonics for datacenter/access networks
  Hao-Chung Kuo
National Chiao Tung University

Topic: TBA

Optical passive devices and module

  Arnan Mitchell
RMIT University

Topic: Integrated photonic filters harnessing lateral leakage
  Benjamin Eggleton
The University of Sydney

Topic: Advanced signal processing using on-chip nanophotonics (virtual)
  Koichi Maeda
Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd

Topic: Recent progress of cladding pumped MC-EDFA
  Meng-Tsan Tsai
Chang Gung University

Topic: Intelligent OCT/OCTA-guided laser therapy for tumor identification and treatment monitoring
  Chien-Chung Lin
National Chiao Tung University

Topic: A Hybrid Integration Platform of Silicon Photonics

Integrated Photonics and Nanophotonics

Toshihiko Baba
Yokohama National University

Topic: Wide 2D Optical Beam Steering in Si Photonics Only With Thermo-Optic Effect(virtual)
Guo-En Chang
National Chung Cheng University

Topic: TBA
Tien-Chang Lu
National Chiao Tung University

Topic: Dynamic control of surface plasmon nanolasers on graphene-insulator-metal
Chen-Bin (Robin) Huang
National Tsing Hua University

Topic: Towards Multi-Functioning Plasmonic Nanocircuitry
Sivasubramanian A.
VIT University

Topic: Silicon-Based Waveguide structure for Biosensing
Richard Penty
Univeristy of Cambridge, UK

Topic: Large Port Count Optical Switch Photonic Integrated Circuits
Yung-Jr Hung
National Sun Yat Sen University

Topic: CMOS-enabled silicon photonics for miniaturized fiber optics gyroscope applications

Biomedical and Optical Sensing

Po-Tsung Lee
National Chiao Tung University

Topic: Flexible Photonic Crystal Nanolasers for Strain Sensing (virtual)
Ta-Jen Yen
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Topic: TBA
Shuo-Yen Tseng
National Cheng Kung University

Topic: Compact and Robust Silicon 3-dB Couplers using Adiabaticity Engineering
Kwang Yong Song
Professor, Department of Physics, Chung-Ang University

Topic: Brillouin dynamic gratings in few-mode PM fibers for distributed sensing
Yen Hung Chen
National Central University

Topic: Integrated Lithium Niobate Photonic Sources and Devices Potential for Optical Sensing Applications

Machine Learning/ AI, Quantum Communication/ Computing, and others

  Makoto Igarashi
Technology Innovation Global, Office of CTO, Olympus Corp, Japan

Topic: Artificial Intelligence-assisted system development in gastrointestinal endoscopy and surgery
Masaki Sato
System Platform Research Laboratories, NEC Corp, Japan

Topic: Mitigation of Inter-Subcarrier Linear Crosstalk with MIMO equalizer
  Alexey Melnikov
University of Basel, Switzerland

Topic: Deep neural networks classifying transfer efficiency in complex networks (virtual)
  Chih-Sung Chuu
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, on QKD Communication

Topic: TBA
  Chi-Dong Chen
Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Topic: TBA
  Chun-Wei Pao
Research Fellow, Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Topic: Machine Learning and Atomistic Simulations of Complex Materials
  Ray-Kuang Lee
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Topic: Implementation of Quantum Squeezed States and Application of Machine Learning for their Quantum State Tomography