Optical Communications (PC)

Optical Communications

This group oversees the development in the field of optical communications. It deals with optical transmission aspects from chip-to-chip, ultra-short haul to long haul range. It deals with optical networking aspects, coding and decoding of information onto photons, optical signal processing and other transmission related aspects.


On-Demand Optical Communications Webinars

You can watch any of the following webinar presentations, which were hosted by the OSA Optical Communications Technical Group, on-demand.

A Roundtable with Seasoned Entrepreneurs in Optical Fiber Communications

Happening At: Optical Fiber Communications and Exhibition (OFC)

When: Monday, 9 March 2020, 12:30 – 14:00

Where: Room 14 A&B 

The advent of 5G, IoT and autonomous vehicles provides significant opportunities for new businesses in optical fiber communications to solve the challenges posed by these operations. In this OSA Technical Group event, seasoned entrepreneurs will share their insights and experiences in the optical communications market – from how they conceived the initial idea and curated it into a feasible business case to securing investment. Professionals who want to learn about the highly specialized market of optical communications as well as those looking to gauge the feasibility of their business ideas will have the opportunity to hear from our invited speakers and then interact with them directly to learn about this highly specialized market. The OSA Fiber Optics Technology and Applications Technical Group, the OSA Optical Communications Technical Group and the OSA Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group are jointly hosting this event; please RSVP at https://forms.gle/pdtHRMxSuX9DqjXV7 to let us know you will be attending.

Qunbi Zhuge Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityChair
Yanni Ou Nokia Bell LabsEvents Officer
Yi Weng NeophotonicsVice-Chair
Cosimo Lacava University of SouthamptonWebinar Officer

If you are a member of the Optical Communications Technical Group and have ideas for activities and initiatives to help engage this community, please share them with the chair, Qunbi Zhuge.


View OSA Technical Group webinars on-demand at any time or register for any of our upcoming webinars online. Each webinar is an hour long and features a technical presentation on a topic selected by your OSA Technical Groups.

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