Photonic Networks and Devices

Topic Categories

  • Technologies, components, systems and networks for access, metro and backbone
    • Photonics for future internet (i.e. 5G, IoT, Software-Defined, etc.) architectures
    • Methods to achieve multi-terabit capacity networking
    • Flexible grid / elastic optical networks
    • Optical routers and switches, including ROADM, WSS, cross-connects and optical packet/burst switching
    • Energy efficient optical networks and devices
    • Optical networks resiliency
    • Advanced optical modulation formats
  • Technologies, systems and interconnects for Data Centers and High Performance Computing
    • Cost effective and energy efficient devices for on-chip and chip-to-chip interconnects
    • Disaggregated Data Center and HPC architectures, algorithms and protocols
    • Optical networks to support inter data center communication and cloud applications
  • Control and Management
    • Software-defined networks and network function virtualization
    • Control and orchestration of optical and wireless (5G - IoT) networks
  • Space Division Multiplexed and multi-dimensional devices, systems and networks
    • Components and devices utilizing space for a higher degree of integration
    • Transmission systems with record capacity
    • Unique applications using the spatial dimension
  • Optical White Box (Open) (Sub)-Systems for Deeply Programmable Networks
    • Open optical transport           
    • Open network operating systems