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Workshop Speakers

W1: Next-Generation Optical Wireless Communication (OWC) Technologies for 6G: How far to go?


Nan Chi, Fudan University, China

Hongyan Fu, Tsinghua University, China

Invited Speakers

Harald Haas, University of Strathclyde, UK
Towards 6G Optical Wireless Communications: How LiFi Future-Proofs Wireless Communications

Chih-Hsien Cheng and Gong-Ru Lin, The University of Tokyo, Japan; National Taiwan University, China
Progress of Tri-color Visible Laser Lighting and VWDM Communication

Jean-Paul M.G. Linnartz, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Technical Challenges in Maturing Optical Wireless Communication (OWC) Technologies

Tien Khee Ng, Chun Hong Kang, Omar Alkhazragi, Jorge A. Holguin-Lerma, Meiwei Kong and Boon S. Ooi, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia
High Speed Lasers and Photodetectors for Terrestrial Communications

Jian Song, Tsinghua University, China
Dimming Techniques of Visible Light Communications for Human-Centric Illumination Networks

Jianli Zhang, Nanchang University, China
Visible LEDs for Visible Light Communication

Junping Zhang, Huawei Technologies, China
Factors Restricting OWC Development

Junwen Zhang, Fudan University, China
Rate-Adaptive Flexible Access in Optical Wireless Communications by Using Advanced Signal Processing

W2: Microwave Photonics - Broadband Cognitive Radio Enabled by Microwave Photonics


Antonella Bogoni, Inter-university National Consortium for Telecommunications, Italy

Mable Fok, University of Georgia, USA

Dan Zhu, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Invited Speakers

Roeloffzen Chris, LioniX International, Netherlands
Low-loss Si3N4 TriPleX platform: applications in photonics-based radars

Mark Wade, Ayar Labs, USA
Optical I/O for Digital Phase Array Systems

Paolo Ghelfi, CNIT, Italy
Photonics-based radar on chip

Lawrence Chen, McGill University, Canada
Photonic integrated devices for microwave photonic signal processing

Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University, China
High-performance microwave photonic devices on silicon

Weifeng Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Silicon photonic chips for microwave signal generation and processing

Pei Zhou, Soochow University, China
Optically-injected-semiconductor-laser-based radar waveform generator: realization and application

W3: Photonic Quantum Technologies


Chao-Yang Lu, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Invited Speakers

J. M. Arrazola, Xanadu Quantum Technologies Inc., Canada
Gaussian boson sampling and its applications

Qiang Zhang, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Long distance quantum communication

Yuan Cao, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Next-generation free-space quantum networks

Hansen Zhong, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Photonic quantum advantage

Alexander Jones, University of Bristol, UK
Generation of high-dimensional photonic entanglement

Pascale Senellart, University Paris-Saclay, France
Semiconductor quantum light sources and applications

Richard Warburton, University of Basel, Switzerland
When quantum dots meet open cavity

W4: SDM is beginning to reach its capacity limit? What is a viable path to 100 Pbit/s per fiber and beyond?


Toshio Morioka, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Emmanuel Le Taillandier de Gabory, NEC, Japan

Itsuro Morita, KDDI Research, Japan

Invited Speakers

Chongjin Xie, Alibaba, USA
Capacity demand of data center networks

Kazunori Mukasa, Furukawa, Japan
Technologies to increase the number of cores in a fiber - beyond 100

Yusuke Sasaki, Fujikura, Japan
High density spatial channel fibers, few-mode fibers and few-mode multicore fibers

Yongmin Jung, University of Southampton, UK
High-density SDM amplifiers

Joel Carpenter, University of Queensland, Australia
Laguerre-Gaussian mode sorters of high spatial mode count

Georg Rademacher, NICT, Japan
Ultra-high capacity transmission using SDM

Yutaka Miyamoto, NTT, Japan
Ultra-high capacity optical transport using SDM

Jianjun Yu, Fudan University, China
Ultra-high level modulation

W5: Advanced Photonic Sensors


Wei Jin, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Yongkang Dong, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

Invited Speakers

Yosuke Mizuno, Yokohama National University, Japan
Plastic optical fiber fuse and its application to magnetic field sensing

Zinan Wang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Continuous chirped-wave phase-sensitive optical time domain reflectometry

Dengwang Zhou, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Ultrafast distributed Brillouin optical fiber sensing based on optical chirp chain

Wei Ren, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Ultra-sensitive optical gas sensors with photoacoustic spectroscopy

Yan Zhao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Photoacoustic Brillouin spectroscopy of gas-filled anti-resonant hollow-core fibers

Avi Zadok, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
Opto-mechanical sensors of media outside standard fibers

Shangran Xie, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
On-the-fly particle metrology in hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Fan Yang, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Germany
Gas photonics using hollow-core fibers: Brillouin nonlinear optics and gas spectroscopic sensors

W6: Data Center Interconnects Technology


Maxim Kuschnerov, Huawei Technologies, China

Raymond Leung, Huawei Technologies, China

Dawei Wang, Sun Yat-sen University, China

Invited Speakers

Maxim Kuschnerov, Huawei Technologies, China
Future data center optical interconnect and 800G pluggable MSA

Frank Chang, Source Photonics, USA
What's the future of pluggable optical transceivers?

Anbin Wang, Alibaba Group, China
Next generation optical interconnect for datacenters

Alvin Y. Sukmadji and Frank R. Kschischang, University of Toronto, Canada
Designing Zipper codes for optical communications

Franesco Poletti, University of Southampton, UK
Low latency hollow core fibres

Kazuhiko Naoe, Lumentum, USA
224Gbps PAM4 EA-DFB lasers for Data Center Interconnections

Masahiro Honda, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Japan
Optical Device Technologies for 200 Gbps/lane transmission

Leibin Ni and Raymond Leung, Huawei Technologies, China
The applications of analogue computing in optical DSP