Photonics in Switching

24 - 27 July 2017
Astor Crowne Plaza, New Orleans, Louisiana United States

Topic Categories

Optical Switching Technology & Devices
  • Optoelectronic and all-optical switches
  • Optoelectronic and all-optical wavelength converters
  • Photonic memory and optical buffers
  • Integrated photonic switching technologies
  • 2D and 3D MEMS switches
  • Silicon photonic switching devices
  • Tunable devices for wavelength switching and routing
  • Nanophotonic metamaterials and devices for switching and routing
  • Wavelength selective switches
  • Split and select switches
  • Plasmonic switches
  • Optical switches for multi-core fibers
  • Mode switching and control devices
  • Optical reconfiguration techniques and technologies for computing systems
  • Optical reconfiguration techniques and technologies for datacenters
Optical Switching Functions & Building Blocks
  • Optoelectronic and all-optical signal processing, wavelength conversion, label swapping, code translation/processing, and header recognition.
  • Optoelectronic- and all-optical signal regeneration, impairment compensation, and performance monitoring
  • Optical grooming and aggregation techniques
  • Photonic memory and optical buffering functionality
  • Optical receiver pre-processing and signal conditioning
  • Optical pre-compensation and pre-distortion
  • Advanced modulation techniques and coding/decoding subsystems
  • RF over optical processing and transmission
  • Microwave photonics
  • Comparison of all-optical, electronic, and hybrid-optoelectronic functionality
  • Burst switching compatible transceiver technology
  • Optical cross-connects
  • Reconfigurable optical add-drop mux/demux
  • Photonic packet switching and routers
  • Photonic burst switching routers
Optical Networks & Systems
  • Rapidly reconfigurable networks
  • Software defined optical networks and data centers
  • Optical network control and management
  • Wavelength routing and assignment
  • Physical layer design and control
  • Next-generation GMPLS, ASON, Photonic MPLS, OpenFlow
  • Software defined networking for photonic systems
  • Optoelectronic label switching networks
  • IP-over-optical architectures
  • Energy efficient architectures and algorithms
  • Cross-layer architectures and algorithms
  • Application-aware and service-oriented architectures
  • Converged mobile and optical networks
  • Optical network testbeds and field trials
  • Optical access and aggregation networks
  • High-performance data server, computing networks and Data Centers
  • OCS/OTDM/OPS/OSDM systems and their networking
  • Optical interconnects
  • Optical access systems
  • Optics in Data Centers