Optical Sensors (Sensors)

27 June - 01 July 2015
Omni Parker House, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Plenary Speakers

Roel Baets

Universiteit Gent, Belgium

Brillouin and Raman Scattering in Silicon and Siliconnitride Photonic Integrated Circuits

Roel Baets is full professor at Ghent University (UGent). He is also associated with IMEC. He has management responsibilities within the Photonics Research Group of UGent, the Center for Nano- and Biophotonics (NB Photonics) of UGent, the international Erasmus Mundus MSc program in Photonics and the joint UGent-IMEC research program on silicon photonics.

Kazuro Kikuchi

University of Tokyo, Japan

Past, Present and Future of Coherent Optical Fiber Communication

Kazuro Kikuchi received a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electronic engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1974, 1976, and 1979, respectively. In 1979, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering and is currently a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems of the University of Tokyo. He is also serving on the board of directors for Alnair Labs Corporation.