Mo.3.2.114:00Invitedadd Mo.3.2.1 to agenda
Software-Defined Access Networks
Software-Defined Networking brings application-level programmability to access and aggregation networks. This paper explains architectures and use-cases and reviews recent work.
Mo.3.3.114:00Invitedadd Mo.3.3.1 to agenda
1-Exabit/s×km Super-Nyquist-WDM Multi-Core-Fiber Transmission
We review recent experimental demonstration of transoceanic multi-core-fiber transmission with multi-core EDFAs. With the help of Super-Nyquist WDM techniques, the product of the transmission capacity and distance of 1 Exabit/s×km has been achieved.
Mo.3.4.515:00Invitedadd Mo.3.4.5 to agenda
Terabit/s Optical Transmission Using Chip-Scale Frequency Comb Source
Chip-scale frequency comb sources are likely to become key elements of future terabit/s optical transceiver modules. We demonstrate the viability of Kerr comb generators and modulator-based silicon photonic comb sources for transmission at data rates beyond 1 Tbit/s.
Mo.3.7.114:00Invitedadd Mo.3.7.1 to agenda
Micro-resonator based Optical Frequency Comb
"The generation of optical frequency combs in microresonators will be reviewed, enabling on-chip integration of combs with GHz repetition rates. Recent experiments that demonstrate the generation of solitons are describes and the application of these combs for coherent communication reviewed. "
Mo.4.2.116:15Invitedadd Mo.4.2.1 to agenda
Elastic Optical Networking: An Operators Perspective
Current industry debate addressed in this paper relates to when is the most appropriate time for carriers to: (a) install flexgrid ready components, and (b) enable them and start using the technology.
Mo.4.3.517:15Invitedadd Mo.4.3.5 to agenda
Capacity-Achieving Techniques in Nonlinear Channels
Many of the current optical transmission techniques were developed for linear communication channels and are constrained by the fibre nonlinearity. This paper discusses the potential for radically different approaches to signal transmission and processing based on using inherently nonlinear techniques.
Mo.4.4.116:15Invitedadd Mo.4.4.1 to agenda
Low Linewidth Discrete Mode Lasers for Coherent Communications Applications
Phase noise measurements have been made on a free-running discrete mode laser diode operating at 1550 nm. We demonstrate emission linewidths as low as 70 kHz at 8.6-mW output power and characterise the device in a 16-QAM transmission setup.
Tu.1.1.309:00Invitedadd Tu.1.1.3 to agenda
Optical and Electronic Packaging Process for Silicon Photonic Systems
Fibre optic interconnection processes and hybrid integration of electronic devices for high-speed Si photonic systems are presented. An overview of ePIXfab which offers affordable access to an advanced Si photonic foundry service is also presented.
Tu.1.3.309:00Invitedadd Tu.1.3.3 to agenda
Digital Signal Processing for Short Reach Optical Links
Digital Signal processing enabled coherent 100/400 Gbit/s transceivers for long-reach links. Short-reach (< 100km) links also demand 100/400 Gbit/s but more stringent cost, size and power consumption requirements need to be adressed. Potential modulation formats and signal processing methods are discussed.
Tu.1.4.609:45Invitedadd Tu.1.4.6 to agenda
Functional Glass and Applications in Fiber Lasers and Fiber Optics
Phosphate, telluride, and fluoride glasses allow new fiber laser frequencies. Some nonlinear effects including optical parametric oscillators (OPO), SRS and SBS extend the operating wavelengths while others like SBS prevent high power operation. Our recent advances will be summarized.
Tu.1.5.108:30Invitedadd Tu.1.5.1 to agenda
Ultra High Capacity Transmission over Transoceanic Distances
This paper will review the progresses in high capacity submarine transmission systems and key technologies used to increase channel bit rate as well as fiber capacity.
Tu.1.6.108:30Invitedadd Tu.1.6.1 to agenda
Optical Packet and Path Switching Intra-Data Center Network: Enabling Technologies and Network Performance with Intelligent Flow Control
" We review recent development of energy-efficient, low-latency intra-data center network, emphasizing on intelligent flow control capability, which simultaneously supports both OPS and OCS on-demand on a 100-Gbps (25-Gbps x 4-wavelength) platform consisting of hybrid optoelectronic packet routers."
Tu.1.7.108:30Invitedadd Tu.1.7.1 to agenda
Physics and Applications of Random Lasers
A random laser is an unconventional laser that utilizes multiple light scattering in a disordered gain medium for optical feedback and confinement. I review the unique characteristic of the random laser and its potential applications in parallel imaging and projection.
Tu.3.2.114:00Invitedadd Tu.3.2.1 to agenda
What Will Be Killer Devices and Components for NG-PON2?
Possible device configurations for the next-generation passive optical network (NG-PON2) are reviewed on the basis of system requirements. The most significant issue is how to cost-effectively implement a tunable function in optical components because NG-PON2 introduces a wavelength division multiplexing.
Tu.3.3.515:00Invitedadd Tu.3.3.5 to agenda
High symbol rate transmission systems for data rates above 400 Gb/s using ETDM transmitters and receivers
We review high-speed experimental coherent transmission systems for bit rates from 400 Gb/s to 1.2 Tb/s, using high-speed electronic multiplexing to symbol rates from 72 GBd to 107 GBd.
Tu.3.4.114:00Invitedadd Tu.3.4.1 to agenda
High Power Holmium Fiber Lasers
Sources based on resonantly cladding pumped holmium-doped fibres have been demonstrated at >400W CW or with pulse energies of >2mJ. We review the enabling technologies, and discuss the challenges associated with high power operation of fibre lasers at 2.1µm.
Tu.3.6.114:00Invitedadd Tu.3.6.1 to agenda
All-Optical Nyquist Filtering for Elastic OTDM Signals and their Spectral Defragmentation for Inter-Datacenter Networks
This paper will study all-optical Nyquist filtering to explore its possibility for ultra-coarse granular yet flexible, efficient optical networks such as future inter-datacenter networks. We will describe key technologies including transmission, add/drop multiplexing, and spectral defragmentation of Nyquist OTDM-WDM signals.
Tu.4.2.116:15Invitedadd Tu.4.2.1 to agenda
Things You Should Know About Fronthaul
After introducing fronthaul requirements in Centralized Radio Access Network architecture, different fronthaul solutions are presented. Perspectives for medium term evolution including fronthaul supervision are hinted as well as challenges for future mobile evolution towards 5G.
Tu.4.2.317:00Invitedadd Tu.4.2.3 to agenda
The Role of DWDM for 5G Transport
The 5th generation of mobile networks (5G) is the next major phase of mobile telecommunications. With the advent of Silicon Photonics, DWDM can provide the basis for 5G transport satisfying requirements on performance, low cost and flexibility.
Tu.4.3.316:45Invitedadd Tu.4.3.3 to agenda
Coded Modulation and Approaching Nonlinear Shannon Limit
We review single parity check based bit-interleaved coded modulation with iterative decoding in fiber optic systems. Coded modulation achieves high SNR sensitivity and large Euclidean distance and can remove phase ambiguity which allows approaching nonlinear Shannon limit.
Tu.4.4.517:15Invitedadd Tu.4.4.5 to agenda
InP Based Active and Passive Components for Communication Systems at 2µm
Progress on active and passive photonic components (high speed lasers, detectors, modulators, waveguides, optical hybrids, arrayed waveguide grating mux/demux) operating at wavelengths around 2 microns are described.
Tu.4.6.116:15Invitedadd Tu.4.6.1 to agenda
Optical Signal Processing using AWGs
Design guidelines are provided for AWGs that perform the discrete and the fractional Fourier transforms, to generate subcarriers in all-optical OFDM and dense OFDM systems. An accurate modelling evidences the different functionalities of the device components
Tu.4.6.317:00Invitedadd Tu.4.6.3 to agenda
Applications of spatial light modulators for mode-division multiplexing
The various applications of spatial light modulators in mode division multiplexing will be discussed. These include mode multiplexers and reconfigurable mode characterisation as well as for sub-systems such as wavelength selective switches, gain flattening filters and multimode pulse shapers.
Tu.4.7.116:15Invitedadd Tu.4.7.1 to agenda
Advances in Photonics Quantum Information Science
This talk will review recent advances in pair photon sources multiphoton interference and deterministic entanglement generation commenting on prospects for scalable quantum computation
We.1.3.108:30Invitedadd We.1.3.1 to agenda
Nonlinear interference noise in WDM systems and approaches for its cancelation
We review the modeling of nonlinear interference noise (NLIN) in fiber communications. We show how temporal correlations can be exploited for reducing the impact of NLIN, and discuss the prospects of this procedure in future communication systems.
We.1.4.108:30Invitedadd We.1.4.1 to agenda
New Advances on Heterogeneous Integration of III-V on Silicon
Recent advances on hybrid III-V/Si lasers and semiconductor optical amplifiers using a wafer bonding technique are reported. In particular, III-V/Si lasers exhibiting C-band tuning range and high side-mode suppression ratio as well as high-gain semiconductor optical amplifiers are demonstrated.
We.1.6.108:30Invitedadd We.1.6.1 to agenda
What is Next for DSP-based Optical Access and OFDMA-PON?
Over the past several years, DSP-based optical access and OFDMA-PON have grown from niche topics to thriving R&D areas. This paper takes a trip down memory lane to summarize past achievements, highlight present milestones, and hypothesize about what is next.
We.2.1.211:45Invitedadd We.2.1.2 to agenda
The Cool Future of Optics CoolBit
" What are next generation datacenter and high performance computing requirements, how does TE Connectivity transfer these requirements into a next generation connectivity platform. The Coolbit platform answers this and the most recent results will be discussed."
We.2.3.311:15Invitedadd We.2.3.3 to agenda
Twin-Wave Transmission with Enhanced Performance
We review recent progresses on the use of phase-conjugated twin waves (PCTWs) to enhance optical transmission performance in both nonlinear and linear regimes, including spectrally-efficient dual-PCTWs, real-valued OFDM signal with Hermitian symmetry, and positive-valued OFDM twins suitable for cost-effective IM/DD.
We.2.4.311:15Invitedadd We.2.4.3 to agenda
High-Speed Avalanche Photodiodes for 100 Gb/s Systems and Beyond
This talk reviews our work with avalanche photodiodes (APDs) with unique vertical-illumination structure. The APD features 3-dB bandwidth of 18.5 GHz with multiplied responsivity of 9.1 A/W, satisfying requirements for 100-Gb/s systems. Further high-speed characteristics targeting 50-Gb/s are also discussed.
We.2.5.110:45Invitedadd We.2.5.1 to agenda
All-Optical Signal Processing using Silicon Devices
This paper presents an overview of recent work on the use of silicon waveguides for processing optical data signals. We will describe ultra-fast, ultra-broadband, polarisation-insensitive and phase-sensitive applications including processing of spectrally-efficient data formats and optical phase regeneration
We.2.5.211:15Invitedadd We.2.5.2 to agenda
Parametric Amplification and Wavelength Conversion of a 2.048-Tbit/s WDM PDM 16-QAM Signal
We demonstrate polarisation-insensitive parametric amplification in highly nonlinear fibre of a 2.048-Tbit/s dense WDM PDM 16-QAM signal with ~10 dB on-off gain and simultaneous wavelength conversion and phase conjugation, with mean Q2 penalties of only 0.6 dB and 0.4 dB.
We.2.6.110:45Invitedadd We.2.6.1 to agenda
Interworking of GMPLS and OpenFlow Domains: Overarching Control of Flexi Grid Optical Networks
Both GMPLS and OpenFlow are positioned to become the pillars of a dynamic control plane for optical transport networks, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. This paper summarizes both approaches and discusses potential SDN interworking architectures
We.3.1.215:00Invitedadd We.3.1.2 to agenda
From Silicon-Organic Hybrid to Plasmonic Modulation
Organic materials combined with strongly-guiding silicon waveguides have led to a new generation of low-power, high speed linear-electro optic modulators. In this paper we review the so-called silicon-organic hybrid approach and the more recent plasmonic sucessor.
We.3.2.114:00Invitedadd We.3.2.1 to agenda
Network Function Placement for NFV Chaining in Packet/Optical Data Centers
Intelligent network function (NF) placement can minimize optical/electrical/optical (O/E/O) conversions for NF chaining in packet/optical data centers hosting NF virtualization (NFV). We design an efficient algorithm for NF placement, and show it can achieve near-minimum O/E/O conversions.
We.3.3.114:00Invitedadd We.3.3.1 to agenda
Digital Nonlinear Compensation for Spectrally Efficient Superchannel Transmission at 400Gbit/s and Beyond
In order to push the nonlinear Shannon limit further within practical implementation constraints, we discuss various compensation techniques for intra- and inter-subcarrier nonlinear effects. Experimental and numerical results prove the benefit is not just pre-FEC BER improvement.
We.3.6.114:00Invitedadd We.3.6.1 to agenda
Demonstration of vector mode multiplexing and demultiplexing in a 160 Gbit/s free-space link
"We experimentally demonstrate mode division multiplexing using four vector modes, which are part of a modal basis set having spatially varying polarisation. We show a link capacity of 160 Gbit/s, modal crosstalk less then -16.7 dB and measured BER results. "
We.3.7.114:00Invitedadd We.3.7.1 to agenda
Metamaterial Fibres - Hyperlenses and Beyond
Fibre drawing can be used to mass-produce metamaterials with designer electromagnetic response, for THz, infrared and beyond. We present a summary of the field, including experimental demonstrations of THz hyperlenses, infrared metamaterial fibres, and the path to shorter wavelengths.
Th.1.2.108:30Invitedadd Th.1.2.1 to agenda
How Will Optical Transport Deal With Future Network Traffic Growth?
Traffic will undoubtedly continue to grow, but it is important to put this into perspective. This presentation will categorize growth rates and propose cost effrective solutions in Access, Metro and Long Haul without the need to replace existing fiber.
Th.1.3.309:00Invitedadd Th.1.3.3 to agenda
Next Generation Error Correcting Codes for Lightwave Systems
In this paper, we discuss and present some recent advances in the field of error correcting codes and discuss their applicability for lightwave transmission systems. We compare polar codes and spatially coupled codes and present recent modifications of the latter.
Th.1.4.108:30Invitedadd Th.1.4.1 to agenda
Few-mode Multicore Fibre with 36 Spatial Modes(Three modes (LP01, LP11a, LP11b) ×12 cores)
Few-mode multicore fibre (FM-MCF) is a candidate for next-generation fibre which can drastically improve transmission capacity. Design requirements for FM-MCF and characteristics of a three-mode 12-core fibre that we fabricated are reviewed.
Th.2.3.511:45Invitedadd Th.2.3.5 to agenda
A Novel Compensation Method at the Receiver for Cross-Polarization Modulation Effects
We propose a novel algorithm mitigating cross-polarization modulation based on a joint blind channel estimation and symbol detection. Using Nyquist pulse shaping and PDM-QPSK modulation, experiments are in accordance with simulations and show up to 0.7dB improvement in Q-factor.
Th.2.4.110:45Invitedadd Th.2.4.1 to agenda
Polarization Maintaining, Single Mode Hollow Core Fibers
The lowest loss hollow core fibers are typically multimode which can limit many applications. Here we demonstrate fibers that, using phase matched coupling, are single mode and by creating asymmetry in the core wall boundary, the fiber is polarization maintaining
Th.2.4.512:00Invitedadd Th.2.4.5 to agenda
Anderson Localisation in Fibres
Disordered optical fibers show novel waveguiding properties that can be used for various device applications, such as in beam-multiplexed optical communications and endoscopic image transport. Novel physical properties of these fibers, including their nonlinear characteristics are discussed.
Th.2.5.411:30Invitedadd Th.2.5.4 to agenda
Fast Wavelength Switching Transceivers for Bandwidth on Demand Based Coherent Optical Networks
" The recent progress in fast wavelength switching transceivers for bandwidth on demand co- herent optical networks is outlined and several techniques employed to mitigate the effects of tuneable laser FM noise are presented."
Th.2.6.110:45Invitedadd Th.2.6.1 to agenda
Versatile customers, do we have FTTH solutions?
The versatility of FTTH users i.e. the fact that users have much different characteristics in terms of requirements but also in terms of physical parameters creates an opportunity for FTTH transmission systems to optimize their performance and efficiency.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR AUTHORS:
Deadline for postdeadline papers submission
Monday 8 September, 2014 at 23:59 CEST (time of Cannes)
Monday 22 September, 2014: Author notification of acceptance/reject
ECOC 2014 CONFERENCE
21 - 25 September 2014
ECOC 2014 EXHIBITION
22 - 24 September 2014
ADVA OPTICAL NETWORKING
PRYSMIAN GROUP - DRAKA
THALES ALENIA SPACE
CNOP - COMITE NATIONALE D'OPTIQUE ET DE PHOTONIQUE
IEEE PHOTONICS SOCIETY
OPTITEC - POLE PHOTONIQUE & IMAGERIE
SEE - SOCIETE DE L'ELECTRONIQUE DE L'ELECTRICITE ET DES TECHNOLOGIES DE L'INFORMATION
SFO - SOCIETE FRANCAISE D'OPTIQUE
UNIVERSITE DE NICE SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS