ECOC 2016 Tutorials 

ECOC 2016 Tutorials 





SC 1 - Fibres, Fibre Devices and Fibre Amplifiers


M 1.A: High Power Fiber Lasers from Mon, September 19, 2016 14:00 until 15:30  in Room 16+17

Topic and  speaker

High Power Fibre Lasers: Fundamentals, Recent Progress and ChallengesMichalis N. Zervas (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK)

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Michaelis N. Zervas

Michalis N. Zervas holds a Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Advanced Fibre Laser Technologies for Future Manufacturing in the Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton.  His research activities include advanced optical fibre amplifier configurations, high power fibre lasers, optical microresonators, and non-linear fibre optics.  He was a co-founder of Southampton Photonics Inc. a University of Southampton spin-off, now SPI Lasers, manufacturing high power fibre lasers.  He is a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.   



SC 2 - Waveguide and Optoelectronic Devices


Tu 1.A: Light Sources for Interconnects from Tue, September 20, 2016 09:00 until 10:30 in Room 16+17

Topic and speaker

Application of photonic crystal and heterogeneous integration to ultra low energy lasers for optical interconnects and datacenter Networks

Shinji Matsuo (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan)

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Shinji Matsuo

Shinji Matsuo is a Senior Distinguished Researcher in NTT Device Technology Laboratories. He received a B.E. and M.E. in electrical engineering from Hiroshima University in 1986 and 1988 and a Ph.D. in electronics and applied physics from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2008. In 1988, he joined NTT, where he researched photonic functional devices using VCSELs. Since 2000, he has been researching tunable lasers and low-operating energy directly modulated lasers. He is a member of the JSAP, IEICE, and a Fellow of IEEE.   


SC 3 - Digital and Optical Signal Processing


Tu 2.A: Digital Signal Processing from Tue, September 20, 2016 11:00 until 12:30 in Room 16+17

Topic and speaker

Digital Signal Processing for Multilevel Modulation Formats

Seb Savory (University of Cambridge, UK)

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Seb Savory

Seb Savory is a University Lecturer at Cambridge University. Having been sponsored by Nortel through his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Cambridge, he rejoined the Harlow Laboratories in 2000. In 2005, he moved to UCL where he held a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship from 2005 to 2007, before being appointed as a Lecturer (2007), Reader (2012) and Professor (2015). In January 2016 he returned to Cambridge as a University Lecturer and Fellow of Churchill College. Dr Savory is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Photonics Technology Letters and serves on the Steering Committee of the Optical Fiber Communication conference having previously served as a General Chair (2015) and Program Chair (2013).




SC 4 - Subsystems for Optical Networking and for Datacoms


W 1.A: Advanced Silicon Photonics from Wed, September 21, 2016 09:00 until 10:30 in Room 16+17

Topic and speaker

Advanced Silicon Photonics for Post-Moore Era

Koji Yamada (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Koji Yamada

Koji Yamada received his B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in nuclear engineering from Kyushu University, Japan, in 1986, 1988 and 2003, respectively. Currently, he is a group leader of Silicon Photonics Group in in National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan. From 1988 to 2015, in NTT laboratories, he was engaged in studies on accelerator physics/engineering for synchrotron light sources and studies on silicon photonic platform. Since joining AIST in 2015, he continues studying silicon photonic platform.



SC 5 -  Point-to-Point Transmission Systems


Th 1.A: Nonlinear Mitigation from Thu, September 22, 2016 09:00 until 10:30 in Room 16+17

Topic and speaker

Mitigation of Nonlinear Propagation Impairments by Digital Signal Processing

Takeshi Hoshida (Fujitsu Laboratories,  Japan)

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Takeshi Hoshida

Takeshi Hoshida is a Project Director at Network Systems Laboratory in Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., in Kawasaki, Japan. He received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1993, 1995, and 1998, respectively. Since 1998, when he joined Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan, he has been engaged in the research and development of dense wavelength-division multiplexing optical transmission systems. From 2000 to 2002, he was with Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc., Richardson, TX. Since 2007, he has also been with Fujitsu Limited, Kawasaki, Japan.
He has authored or co-authored more than 150 conference and jounal contributions, and has been serving as a member of technical program committee in conferences such as OFC and OECC.



SC 6 -  Core Metro and Data Center Networks


W 3.A: Elastic Optical Networks I from Wed, September 21, 2016 14:00 until 15:30 in Room 16+17

Topic and speaker

Roles and Benefits of Elastic Optical Networks in Beyond 100-Gb/s Era

Masahiko Jinno (Kagawa University, Japan) 

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Masahiko Jinno

Masahiko Jinno is a Professor of Electronics and Information Engineering at Kagawa University. Prior to joining Kagawa University in October 2012, he was a Senior Research Engineer, Supervisor at Network Innovation Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT). Prof. Jinno is a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) and a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).



SC 7 -  Access, Local Area and Home Networks


W 2.A: Trends on Passive Optical Network from Wed, September 21, 2016 11:00 until 12:30 in Room 16+17

Topic and speaker

Industrial Trends and Roadmap of Access

Frank Effenberger  (Huawei - Futurewei Technologies, USA) 

ECOC 2016 Tutorial Frank Effenberger

Dr. Effenberger has worked in the optical access field at Bellcore, Quantum Bridge Communications (Motorola), and Futurewei Technologies, where he is now the Vice President of the fixed access network lab.  His team works on forward-looking fiber, copper, and coax access technologies, with several “world’s first” prototypes and trials.  Frank is a Fellow of the OSA, the IEEE, and Huawei, and holds 77 US patents.





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