21st OIDA Annual Forum
OIDA's Annual Forum brings key stakeholders together in Washington, D.C. to maximize discussion between industry, government, and academic decision-makers.
04 November - 04 November 2014
The Optical Society (OSA) Headquarters, Washington,
OIDA Workshop on State of the Art Integrated Photonics
This workshop continues a series of OIDA workshops that reviews the state of the art in photonic integration in optical communications. It aims to address several
questions: How does photonic integration address the emerging business needs of optical communications? What is the experience of deployment? What are the
novel integration concepts and what are the key challenges in productization? Which forms of integration match specific applications within
communications? What are some of the new and noteworthy products being commercialized today? The workshop will examine the commercialization of
components and subsystems and their applications, as opposed to purely research achievements in photonic integration. The workshop will discuss applications
across telecom and data center networks.
05 November - 05 November 2014
The Optical Society (OSA) Headquarters, Washington, DC,
Photonics for Disaggregated Data Centers
With increasingly challenging demands being placed on data centers, to perform many complex computational or network operations in addition to serving end users, there is growing pressure to find innovative low cost, efficient architectures. One approach is to move away from a host or servers based architecture and instead organize the various computing, memory, storage, and networking resources for maximum efficiency. This often means pooling common resources into central locations or realizing the data center as a supercomputer model. This approach can also be used to maximize application efficiency by taking advantage of the modularity of dis‐aggregation and choosing and / or updating resources that best meet the specific requirement.
22 March - 22 March 2015
Petree Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles,
Photonic Integration Workshop
21 June 2012
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
3225 Broadmoor Valley Road
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States 80906.
Online registration is now closed; however, you can still register on-site on Thursday, 21 June. Registration will be open at 7:30 am in the White River Foyer on the Conference Level of the Cheyenne Mountain Resort.
Member Registration - $300
Non-Member Registation - $450
Student Registration - $200
If you have any questions before then, please email email@example.com.
Co-located with OSA's Advanced Photonics Congress, the Optoelectronics Industry Development Association (OIDA) will host Photonic Integration for Advanced Modulation Format Transmission at 100Gb/s and Beyond– Status of the Industry and Challenges Ahead, a one-day Workshop sponsored by Infinera Corporation.
Program Description: Ever growing internet traffic calls for more bandwidth at higher interface density, and the telecom industry responded by migrating from a simple OOK to advanced modulation format transmission. First commercial systems, e.g. coherent DP-QPSK modulation systems operating at 100Gb/s per wavelength, have been deployed, while many new developments are under way. They target different applications and vary by technology platform but all have one feature in common: optical components based on photonic integration.
It is becoming increasingly evident that the photonic integration, in some shape and form, is the key to further advancement of such systems. The objective of this workshop is to provide a snapshot of the photonic integration techniques and platforms used for advanced modulation format transmission today and to discuss challenges on a way forward.
The Photonic Integration Workshop is sponsored by OIDA Member:
Workshop Planning Committee
Radha Nagarajan, Infinera Corporation
Valery Tolstikhin, OneChip Photonics Inc.