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Invited Speakers

S1: Core/Access/Data Center Networks and Subsystems

Tutorial Speakers

Lena Wosinska, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Green optical interconnect

Gee-Kung Chang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Technology trends and challenges of 6G new radio access networks

Invited Speakers

Abdelmoula Bekkali, TOYO Electric Corporation, Japan
Free-space optical communications for 5G and beyond

Joseph Kahn, Stanford Univeristy, USA
Power efficiency measurements in amplifier physics-optimized power-limited SDM submarine transmission systems

Andrew Ellis, Aston University, UK
Optical communication systems: limits and possibilities

Fary Ghassemlooy, Northumbria University, UK
Optical wireless communications for the access networks

Tao Gui, Huawei Technologies Co. LTD, China
Coherent detection in short reach applications

Junjie Li, China Telecom, China
Optical transmission network industrial trend

Hoon Kim, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Advanced direct detection in short reach applications

Ming Tang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Danshi Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Machine learning for optical layer failure management

S2. Transmission Systems and technologies

Tutorial Speakers

Fred Buchali, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
Terabit transmission systems

Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Underwater wireless optical communication

Invited Speakers

Jean-Christophe Antona, Alcatel Submarine Networks, France
Optimizing future power constrained submarine networks

Di Che, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Revisiting probabilistic constellation shaping in short-reach IM-DD systems

Rene-Jean Essiambre, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Shaping and bit labeling in high dimensions to improve overall system performance

Yang Hong, University of Southampton, UK
Ultra-wideband IM/DD transmission over hollow-core fibres

Noriaki Kaneda, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Coherent PON: system merit and technical challenges

Robert Killey, University College London, UK
Extending the bandwidth of optical transmission systems

Maxim Kuschnerov, Huawai Munich Research Center, Germany
Post Moore design of optical AI cloud networks

Alan Lau, The Hong Kong Poilytechnic University, Hong Kong
Machine learning for fiber nonlinearity compensation: an example of interpretable machine learning in optics

Kosuke Nishimura, KDDI Research, Japan
Mobile fronthaul scalable toward beyond 5G

Georg Rademacher, NICT, Japan
Long-haul, high-capacity transmission with coupled SDM fibers

S3. Optical Fibers, Fiber Amplifiers and Fiber Devices

Tutorial Speakers

John Ballato, Clemson University, USA
Materials for advanced optical fiber

Gang-Ding Peng, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Silica optical fibres based on 3d printing technologies

Invited Speakers

Limin, Xiao, Fudan University, China
All-fiber devices based on structured fibers

Lin Ma, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Multicore and few-mode fibers and devices for optical interconnects application

Xiaoming Wei, South China University of Technology, China
Dynamics of multi-dimensional femtosecond fiber laser

Wen Zhang, Beijing Information Science and Technology University, China
Optical fiber sensing technology and its applications

Minghong Yang, Wuhan University of Technology, China
Draw-tower grating fibers and its applications

Pier Sazio, University of Southampton, UK
Hollow core electromodulated optical waveguides

Fabien Sorin, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Laudanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Advanced soft optical and electronic fiber devices

Meng Pang, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, China
Optoacoustic mode-locking of fiber lasers: from GHz-rate pulse generation to soliton dynamics

John Travers, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Light generation in hollow capillary fibers

S4. Optical Active Devices and Modules

Tutorial Speakers

Antonella Bogoni, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna & CNIT, Italy
Photonic integrated modules for microwave systems

Marc Sorel, University of Glasgow, UK
Narrow linewidth DFB lasers for quantum applications

Takeshi Umeki, NTT Corporation, Japan
PPLN-based optical parametric amplifiers and their applications

Invited Speakers

Atsushi Uchida, Saitama University, Japan
Photonic artificial intelligence using complex photonics: reservoir computing and decision making

Ileana-Cristina Benea-Chelmus, Harvard University, USA
Nano-engineered electro-optic transducers for high-speed active photonics

Daniel Brunner, Institute FEMTO-ST, UMR CNRS 6174, France
Optical neural networks

Susumu Noda, Kyoto University, Japan
Recent progress in photonic crystal surface-emitting lasers

You-Chia Chang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Metasurface on silicon photonics for beam steering and focusing

Frederic Grillot, Télécom Paris, France & University of New-Mexico, USA
Recent progress and prospect in quantum dot lasers for information and communication technologies

Tien-Chang Lu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Room temperature current modulation of plasmonic nanolasers

Masaki Kato, Inphi, USA
Silicon Photonics for data center applications

Yung-Jr Hung, IODL, Taiwan
Silicon photonics WDM (de)multiplexers

Yen-Hung Chen, National Central University, Taiwan
Integrated photonic sources and circuits in Lithium Niobate platform

Hui Deng, University of Michigan, USA
Moire excitons and polaritons in van der Waals bilayers

S5. Optical Passive Devices and Modules

Tutorial Speakers

Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University, China
Multimode silicon photonics

Robert Minasian, University of Sydney, Australia
Integrated microwave photonics for photonic signal processing and sensing

Invited Speakers

Qizhen Sun, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
High sensitive and compact fiber-optic ultrasonic sensors for photoacoustic tomography

Jin Wei, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Highly sensitivity gas detection with optical fibers

Xiankai Sun, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Inverse-designed optical devices and modules for high-density photonic integration

Baohua Jia, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Nanoscale photonics devices

Xinyu Fan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Wavemeter with ultra-high resolution and broad bandwidth by using Rayleigh speckle from single mode fiber

Pan Wang, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany
Nonlinear dynamics in ultrafast mid-infrared mode-locked fiber lasers

Yunqi Liu, Shanghai University, China
Polarization-maintaining fiber long-period gratings

Antonella Bogoni, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna & CNIT, Italy
Microwave photonics for remote sensing

Guijun Hu, Jilin University, China
Two-dimensional beamforming based on mode diversity

Xuhan Guo, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
CMOS-compatible low-loss and large-bandwidth fiber-chip edge couplers for a silicon photonics platform

S6. Space Divide Multiplexing and Related Devices

Tutorial Speakers

Nicolas K. Fontaine, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
How to build multiplane light conversion devices for SDM?

Ruben Luis, NICT, Japan
Inter-core skew and skew management for multicore fiber transmission systems

Invited Speakers

Jiajing Tu, Jinan University, China
Space division multiplexing fiber design based on orbital angular momentum modes

Qiang Guo, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd , China

Juhao Li, Peking University, China
Realtime IM/DD MDM transmission over multiple-ring-core fmf for short-reach application

Haoshuo Chen, Nokia Bell Labs, USA
Mode-multiplexed full-field reconstruction using direct and phase retrieval detection

Ben Puttnam, NICT, Japan
Wideband and high throughput optical transmission with multi-core fibers and amplifiers

Zhiyong Bai, Shenzhen University, China
All-fiber orbital angular momentum mode generators

Ting Lei, Shenzhen University, China
From mode division multiplexing to multi-dimensional optical communication

Ansion L.M. Xiong, State Key Laboratory of Optical Fiber and Cable Manufacture Technology (YOFC), China
SDM fibers: from technology to product

S7. Nanophotonics and Integrated Devices

Tutorial Speakers

Marko Loncar, Harvard University, USA
Integrated Lithium Niobate Photonics and Applications

Siyuan Yu, Bristol University, UK
Optical transformation devices for mode multiplexing and manipulation

Invited Speakers

Ben Eggleton, University of Sydney, Australia
Brillouin integrated photonics for broadband RF sensing and processing

Jianwei Wang, Peking University, China
Silicon-based integrated quantum photonics

Vincent C. Lee, National University of Singapore, SG
Integrated mid IR photonics

Toshihiko Baba, Yokohama National University, Japan
Photonic integration based on Si photonics and photonic crystals

Xingjun Wang, Peiking University, China
A monolithically integrated switchable silicon microwave photonic filter

Han Du, University of Southampton, HK
Coupled optical resonators in Si photonics

Ting Lei, Shenzhen University, China
High-speed coherent optical signal receiver using nanophotonics devices

Dangyuan Lei, City University of Hong Kong, HK
Nonlinear and plasmonic spectroscopy of excitonic dark states in 2D semiconductors

Lin Zhang, Tianjin University, China
Nanophotonic devices for optical trapping

S8. Optical Sensing and Measurements

Tutorial Speakers

Zuyuan He, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Fiber-optic distributed acoustic sensors (DAS): a review

Jacques Albert, Carleton University, Canada
Harnessing doubly resonant modalities in fiber optic sensors enables reliable and high accuracy chemical measurements

Invited Speakers

Miguel González-Herráez, Universidad de Alcalá, Spain
Time expansion in distributed acoustic sensing

Guolu Yin, Chongqing University, China
Optical fiber shape sensing Technology

Xiaoyi Bao, Univ. of Ottawa, Canada
Detection and compensation of laser frequency noise for high resolution optical sensing

Zhiyong Zhao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Distributed fiber sensing using SDM fibers

Francesco Chiavaioli, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Fiber optic sensing and biosensing: new challenges and perspectives

Ming Ding, Beihang University, China
Optical fiber bottle micro-resonator and its applications in sensing

Arnaldo Leal-Junior, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
Optical fiber sensors embedded in soft structures: from industrial applications to biomechanics

Zhisheng Yang, Swiss Federal Institute of Tecnology of Lausanne, Switzerland
Fundamentals and advancements of DSP-based distributed fiber sensors

Avishay Eyal, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Quasi-distributed acoustic sensing at ultrahigh update rates

Yidong Huang, Tsinghua University, China
Ultraspectral imaging based on micro-spectrometers

Kazuo Hotate, Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
Recent progress in Brillouin optical correlation comain technologies as fiber optic nerve systems for structural health monitoring

S9. Biophotonics and Imaging

Tutorial Speakers

Wei Min, Columbia University, USA
Chemical Imaging for Biomedicine: the Next Frontier of Light Microscopy

Invited Speakers

Edmund Y. Lam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Artificial intelligence in biophotonics and imaging: Advancing computational reconstruction and inference

Ji-Xin Cheng, Boston University, USA
Bond-selective imaging by optically sensing the mid-infrared photothermal effect

Xingde Li, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Fiber-optic Two-photon Endomicroscopy for Neural Imaging on Freely-behaving Rodents

Keisuke Goda, University of Tokyo, Japan
Early detection of blood clots in COVID-19 by high-throughput imaging and artificial intelligence

Juergen Popp, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Biophotonics 4.0 - merging AI and photonics for better healthcare

Jianxin Chen, Fujian Normal University, China
Large-scale tumor-associated collagen signatures identify high-risk breast cancer patients

Renjie Zhou, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Single-shot cell tomography for 3D image cytometry applications

Puxiang Lai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Wavefront shaping empowered high-resolution optical focusing at depths in tissue and its application for single neuron optogenetics

Hilton B. de Aguiar, École Normale Supérieure, France
Computational Raman microscopy

Zhongping Chen, University of California, Irvine, USA
Frontier in optical coherence tomography: Doppler OCT, OCTA, and optical coherence elastography

Chao Wang, University of Kent, UK
Data and energy efficient photonic time stretch imaging