ECOC 2014 ECOC 2014 Exhibition Exhibition

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Wednesday 24 September

08:30 - 10:15

Salle Esterel

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Mode Multiplexers

chair : Dag Roar Hjelme, Invivosense, Norway

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Four-mode PLC-based mode multi/demultiplexer with LP11mode rotator on one chip for MDM transmission

Nobutomo Hanzawa - NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Tsukuba, Japan Kunimasa Saitoh - Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Taiji Sakamoto - NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Tsukuba, Japan Takashi Matsui - NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Tsukuba, Japan Kyozo Tsujikawa - NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Tsukuba, Japan Takui Uematsu - Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Fumihiko Yamamoto - NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, Tsukuba, Japan

We demonstrated a four-mode multi/demultiplexer using an LP11 mode rotator and a parallelwaveguide with a uniform height on one chip for mode division multiplexing transmission. Four-mode (LP01, LP11a, LP11b, and LP21a mode) multi/demultiplexing was successfully achieved with a fabricated PLC.

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Integrated Optical Fiber Grating Coupler on SOI for the Excitation of Several Higher Order Fiber Modes

Benjamin Wohlfeil - TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany Christos Stamatiadis - TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany Matthias Jäger - TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany Lars Zimmermann - IHP GmbH, Frankfurt (Oder), Germany Sven Burger - Zuse Institut Berlin, Berlin, Germany Klaus Petermann - TU Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Experimental and numerical results of an integrated optical fiber grating coupler on SOI capable of exciting LP01, LP11,a and LP11,b modes in a standard few mode fiber in both TE and TM polarization are presented.

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On-chip Grating Coupler Array on the SOI Platform for Fan-in/Fan-out of Multi-core Fibers with Low Insertion Loss and Crosstalk

Yunhong Ding - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark Feihong Ye - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark Christophe Peucheret - FOTON Laboratory - CNRS UMR 6082, University of Rennes, Lannion, France Haiyan Ou - DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark Yutaka Miyamoto - NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan Toshio Morioka

We design and fabricate a compact multi-core fiber fan-in/fan-out using a fully-etched grating coupler array on the SOI platform. Lowest coupling loss of 6.8 dB with 3 dB bandwidth of 48 nm and crosstalk lower than -32 dB are demonstrated.

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A Fully-packaged 3D-waveguide based Dual-Fiber Spatial-Multiplexer with Up-tapered 6-mode Fiber Pigtails

Haoshuo Chen - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands - Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Nicolas Fontaine - Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Roland Ryf - Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA Binbin Guan - Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, Holmdel, NJ, USA - University of California Davis, USA S.J.B. Yoo - University of California Davis, USA A.M.J. Koonen - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

We demonstrated a fully-packaged dual-fiber 3D-waveguide (3DW) spatial multiplexer, which has 7dB mode-dependent loss (MDL) and < 8dB insertion loss in a multiplexer/demultiplexer pair. Mode profile mismatch between the 3DW device and few-mode fiber (FMF) is solved by up-tapering FMF side.

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A High Mode Selectivity and Low Losses Spatial Mode Multiplexer for Transmission using Hybrid Separation

Philippe Genevaux - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Guillaume Labroille - CAILabs, Rennes, France Jean-François Morizur - CAILabs, Rennes, France Christian Simonneau - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Geoff Campbell - Australian National University, Acton ACT 0200, Australia Ping-Koy Lam - Australian National University, Acton ACT 0200, Australia Nicolas Treps - Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, Paris, France Patrick Brindel - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Rafael Rios-Muller - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Jeremie Renaudier - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Massimiliano Salsi - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France Gabriel Charlet - Bell Labs Alcatel-Lucent, Nozay, France

" We present a new spatial multiplexer based on a succession of transverse phases that limits modal crosstalk and injection loss. We demonstate a three mode transmission experiment in 20km-long fiber using optical and digital mode separation. "

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Degenerate Modes Multiplexer/Demultiplexer using Mach-Zehnder Interferometer with Image Inversion

Daiki Soma - KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Saitama, Japan Koki Takeshima - KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Saitama, Japan Koji Igarashi - KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Saitama, Japan - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Takehiro Tsuritani - KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Saitama, Japan

" A novel degenerate mode multiplexer/demultiplexer using Mach-Zehnder interferometer with an image inversion function is proposed and developed. Low-loss multiplexing/demultiplexing operation of degenerate modes of LP11ab, LP21ab and LP31ab is experimentally demonstrated respectively."

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Stacked Waveguide Type Mode-Evolutional Multi/demultiplexer for LP01 LP11a and LP11b

Tatsuhiko Watanabe - Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan Yasuo Kokubun - Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan

Mode-evolutional multi/demultiplexer for few-mode fiber was demonstrated using 3D polymer waveguide. Owing to the stacked structure, LP01, LP11a and LP11b modes were selectively excited by the fabricated multiplexer. The mode excitation ratio was 6.1-9.3dB for LP11 modes within the CL-band.

08:30 - 10:15

Salle de Presse

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Digital Nonlinearity Mitigation

chair : Werner Rosenkranz, Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel, Germany

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Nonlinear interference noise in WDM systems and approaches for its cancelation

Mark Shtaif - Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Ronen Dar - Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Antonio Mecozzi - University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy Meir Feder - Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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.

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Calculation of Coefficients of Perturbative Nonlinear Pre-Compensation for Nyquist Pulses

Amirhossein Ghazisaeidi - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France René-Jean Essiambre - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA

"   We present an alternative derivation of analytical expressions for the coefficients of the perturbative nonlinear pre-compensation algorithm in dispersion-unmanaged regime for arbitrary pulse shapes. We specialize to Nyquist pulse-shapes and show the usefuleness of new formulae through simulations and experiments. "

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Optimum quantization of perturbation coefficients for perturbative fiber nonlinearity mitigation

Zhihong Li - Futurewei Technologies, Santa Clara, USA

MMSE-based optimum quantization of the perturbation coefficients for the perturbative nonlinearity mitigation is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. Computational term reduction by a factor of 20 is realized in 2400km ULAF 16QAM transmission with < 0.2dB Q degradation

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Long-Haul Terabit Transmission (2272km) Employing Digitally Pre-distorted Quad-carrier PM-16QAM Super-channel

Talha Rahman - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Danish Rafique - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Antonio Napoli - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Erik deMan - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Maxim Kuschnerov - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Bernhard Spinnler - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Marc Bohn - Coriant GmbH, Munich, Germany Chigo Okonkwo - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Huug de-Waardt - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

We experimentally demonstrate long-haul WDM transmission of 36GBaud four-subcarrier Terabit PM-16QAM super-channel. Digital pre-distortion enables ~50% reach improvement for both LAPSCF and SSMF fiber-types, with maximum recorded reach of 2272km and 949km, respectively.

08:30 - 10:15

Ambassadeurs

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Silicon Photonics and Hybrid Integration

chair : Marco Romagnoli, CNIT, Italy

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New Advances on Heterogeneous Integration of III-V on Silicon

Guang-Hua Duan - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France

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.

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Ultra-sharp Bends Based on Hybrid Plasmonic Waveguides

Fei Lou - Laboratory of Photonics and Microwave Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Kista, Sweden Lars Thylén - Laboratory of Photonics and Microwave Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Kista, Sweden - Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, USA Lech Wosinski - Laboratory of Photonics and Microwave Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Kista, Sweden - JORCEP [Joint research Center of Photonics of the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) and Zhejiang University], Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

To explore the potentials of hybrid plasmonics, ultrasharp 90 degree bends and resonators based on silicon waveguide and hybrid plasmonic waveguides are simulated and analyzed. Experimental demonstrations of ring and donut resonators based on hybrid plasmonics are also presented.

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Novel Si-Wire Microring Assisted Multiple Delayline Based Optical Demultiplexer with the Highest Spectral Flatness

Seok-Hwan Jeong - PETRA, Tsukuba, Japan Daisuke Shimura - PETRA, Tsukuba, Japan Yu Tanaka - PETRA, Tsukuba, Japan Ken Morito - PETRA, Tsukuba, Japan

We propose and demonstrate novel Si-wire flatband optical demultiplexer based on microring assisted multiple delaylines. It is shown that the proposed scheme including microring-type phase controllers and Banyan-type coupler exhibits compact device size and the highest spectral flatness among Si-wire-based demultiplexers.

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Wavelength Tuning, Locking and Swapping of a Silicon Photonics Microring Resonator by Transparent Light Monitor

Stefano Grillanda - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Francesco Morichetti - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Marco Carminati - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Pietro Ciccarella - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Andrea Annoni - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Giorgio Ferrari - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Marco Sampietro - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy Andrea Melloni - Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy

We demonstrate feedback control of silicon microrings by monitoring the light inside the resonators with a Contacless Integrated Photonic Probe (CLIPP), not requiring photon tapping from the waveguide. Tuning, real-time stabilization and swapping of the microring resonant wavelengths are shown.

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Silicon In-Phase/Quadrature Modulator with On-Chip Optical Equalizer

Po Dong - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA Chongjin Xie - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA Lawrence Buhl - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA Young-Kai Chen - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJ, USA Jeffrey Sinsky - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA Gregory Raybon - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA

We report an in-phase/quadrature modulator with on-chip optical equalizer in a silicon photonic circuit, capable of generating 56-Gbaud quadrature-phase-shift-keyed signals. The equalizer provides a 2.5-dB improvement in optical signal-to-noise ratio at bit-error ratio of 2.4x10-2.

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Hybrid III-V/Silicon Tunable Laser Directly Modulated at 10GBit/s for Access Networks

Guillaume Levaufre - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Alban Le-Liepvre - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Christophe Jany - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Alain Accard - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Peter Kaspar - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Alexandre Shen - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Romain Brenot - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Dalila Make - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France François Lelarge - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Guang-Hua Duan - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Ségolène Olivier - CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France Stephane Malhouitre - CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France Christophe Kopp - CEA-LETI, Grenoble, France Gael Simon - Orange Labs, Lannion, France Fabienne Saliou - Orange Labs, Lannion, France Philippe Chanclou - Orange Labs, Lannion, France

We achieve 10Gbit/s transmissions, using direct modulation on a hybrid III-V/Silicon laser. The device is fabricated by wafer-scale molecular bonding and exhibits a Bit Error Rate less than 10-4 up to 40km reach and wavelength tunability over 35nm.

08:30 - 10:15

Rédaction 1

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Sub Systems for Networking

chair : Richard Pitwon, Seagate, UK

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High Frequency-Granularity and Format Independent Optical Channel Defragmentation for Flexible Optical Networks

Satoshi Shimizu - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan Gabriella Cincotti - University Roma Tre, Rome, Italy Naoya Wada - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan

A modulation-format independent optical channel defragmentation with high frequency-granularity and spectral efficiency is demonstrated by using a wavelength-selective-switch and IQ modulator-based frequency shifters. The system achieves bit-error-rate under 10-9 with 12.5 and 25 GHz frequency shifts.

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First Experimental Demonstration of Terabit Interferometric Drop, Add and Extract Multiplexer

Simon Fabbri - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK - Department of Physics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland Stylianos Sygletos - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK Erwan Pincemin - France Telecom, Orange Labs Networks, Lannion, France Kate Sugden - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK Andrew Ellis - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK

We present the first experimental implementation of an all-optical ROADM scheme for routing of individual channels within an all-optical OFDM superchannel. The interferometric technique demonstrated enables a fully flexible node, implementing the extraction, drop and addition of individual sub-channel.

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Global WSS-based Equalization Strategies for SDN Metropolitan Mesh Optical Networks

Eduardo Magalhães - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil - UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil Miquel Garrich - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil Heitor Carvalho - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil Matheus Magalhães - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil Neil Gonzalez - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil Juliano Oliveira - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil Aldário Bordonalli - UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil Julio Oliveira - CPqD, Campinas, SP, Brazil

We experimentally demonstrate the benefits of global (end-to-end) WSS-based spectrum equalization for multiple ROADMs in cascade. We introduce three equalization strategies to enable OSNR enhancement in a SDN metropolitan mesh optical network test-bed with 80 x 128 Gb/s.

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A Novel Architecture for All-Optical Add-Drop Multiplexing of OFDM Signals

Stylianos Sygletos - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK Simon Fabbri - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK - Department of Physics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland Elias Giacoumidis - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK Mariia Sorokina - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK Dan Marom - Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel Marc Stephens - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK Dimitrios Klonidis - Athens Information Technology Centre, Athens, Greece Ioannis Tomkos - Athens Information Technology Centre, Athens, Greece Andrew Ellis - Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies, Birmingham, UK

" We propose a novel architecture for all-optical add-drop multiplexing of OFDM signals. Extensive numerical simulations have been carried out to benchmark the performance of the architecture against critical design parameters"

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Demonstration of Scalable, Flat, and High-Throughput Data Center Architecture based on Arrayed Waveguide Grating Routers

Zheng Cao - University of California Davis, USA Roberto Proietti - University of California Davis, USA Matthew Clement - University of California Davis, USA S.J.B. Yoo - University of California Davis, USA

We designed and experimentally demonstrated a scalable datacenter architecture with intra-cluster all-to-all topology and flat inter-cluster interconnection based on wavelength routing in AWGRs. Experiments show 97% intra-cluster throughput for uniform random traffic, and error-free inter-cluster communication at 10Gb/s.

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Development of Carrier-Phase Synchronization Swapper for Space-Division Multiplexed Self-homodyne Optical Networks

Jun Sakaguchi - NICT, Koganei, Japan Yoshinari Awaji - NICT, Koganei, Japan Naoya Wada - NICT, Koganei, Japan

We propose a new network element for exchanging carrier-phase synchronization of SDM super-channels and pilot carriers to improve spectral efficiency of self-homodyne optical networks. We developed a prototype system and demonstrated its ability under low frequency-offset condition.

08:30 - 10:15

Auditorium K

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OFDM for Access

chair : Chia-Chien Wei, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

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3×ONU No-guard-band Coherent OFDMA-PON Uplink over 40km SMF link using Real-time IFDMA Transmitter with Free-running 100kHz Linewidth Source

Yuki Yoshida - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Akihiro Maruta - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Kenji Ishii - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Kiyoshi Onohara - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Yuji Akiyama - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Masaki Noda - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Masamichi Nogami - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Kazuumi Koguchi - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Takashi Mizuochi - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, 5-1-1, Ofuna, Kamakura, Kanagawa, Japan Ken-ichi Kitayama - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

3×ONU coherent OFDMA-PON uplink transmission is demonstrated using a 3Gbaud real-time IFDMA transmitter. The digital remote laser synchronization technique enables no-guard-band subcarrier multiplexing with free-running ~100kHz linewidth sources over a 40km SMF link.

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Wide Dynamic Range Burst-Mode Reception of Symmetrically Clipped DCO-OFDM Using Optical Domain Power Equalizer

Ryo Koma - NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Japan Masamichi Fujiwara - NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Japan Shunji Kimura - NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Japan Naoto Yoshimoto - NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Japan Hideaki Kimura - NTT Corporation, Yokosuka, Japan

We reduce vertical resolution of ADC required for DSP-based burst-mode receiver by introducing OD-PE and clipped OFDM. Successful reception of 10-Gb/s TDM-based DCO-OFDM signals with wide dynamic range of 13.5 dB is demonstrated even for normal 5-bit resolution.

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High-Power Budget OFDM-PON compatible with Ultra-Narrow Channel Spacing

Giulio Cossu - Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy Fabio Bottoni - Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy Raffaele Corsini - Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy Massimo Artiglia - CNIT, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy Marco Presi - Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy Ernesto Ciaramella - Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pisa, Tuscany, Italy

We demonstrate a coherent OFDM PON based on a simplified coherent receiver, which exploits a DFB local oscillator without phase/frequency locking. We achieve ultra-narrow channel spacing (|??|= 1.6 GHz) and high-power budget (43 dB/35 dB) for 1.25/10 Gb/s.

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Ultra-Dense, Single-Wavelength DFT-Spread OFDM PON with Laserless 1 Gb/s ONU at only 300 MBd per Spectral Group

Philipp Schindler - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Amos Agmon - Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel Stefan Wolf - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany René Bonk - Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Bell Labs, Stuttgart, Germany Lukas Meder - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Institute for Information Processing Technologies, Karlsruhe, Germany Maxim Meltsin - Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel Alexandra Ludwig - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Juergen Becker - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Institute for Information Processing Technologies, Karlsruhe, Germany Moshe Nazarathy - Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel Shalva Ben-Ezra - Finisar Corporation, Nes Ziona, Israel Thomas Pfeiffer - Electrical Engineering Department, Technion, Haifa, Israel Wolfgang Freude - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Juerg Leuthold - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - ETH Zurich - Institute of Electromagnetic Fields, Zurich, Switzerland Christian Koos - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe, Germany

We demonstrate an FDMA network with up to eight 300MBd 16QAM subcarriers offering bidirectional 9.6Gbit/s within a single 12.5GHz channel. OLT and ONU operate at only 3.2GSa/s and 400MSa/s, respectively. Real-time signal processing is realized for downstream transmission.

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Optical Multicarrier based IM/DD DWDM-SSB-OFDM Access Networks with SOAs for Power Budget Extension

Vidak Vujicic - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Prince Anandarajah - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Colm Browning - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Rui Zhou - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Sean ODuill - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland Liam Barry - The Rince Institute, School of Electronic Engineering, Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin, Ireland

We report on the use of a SOA for simultaneous amplification of multicarrier, 10×12.5 Gb/s, DWDM-SSB-OFDM downstream signals finding negligible penalty at FEC limit compared to EDFAs. The scheme allows for a 128 passive split and transmission over 50 km.

10:45 - 12:30

Salle Esterel

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Data Center Interconnects (Incl. Tutorial)

chair : Oded Raz, COBRA TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands

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Reality and Challenges of Photonics for Datacom

Harm Dorren - COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands G. Guelbenzu - COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands O. Raz - COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

The challenges of scaling data center networks while attempting to flatten them are explored in this tutorial. Here we highlight the clear advantages of using high radix switches and explain why coupling such switches with mid-board mounted optics can be a winning solution.

10:45 - 12:30

Salle de Presse

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Optical Nonlinearity Mitigation

chair : Robert Killey, UCL, UK

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Phase-conjugated Pilots for Fibre Nonlinearity Compensation in CO-OFDM Transmission

Son Le - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Mary McCarthy - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Naoise Mac-Suibhne - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Andrew Ellis - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Sergei Turitsyn - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK

We experimentally demonstrate a novel fibre nonlinearity compensation technique for CO-OFDM based on phase-conjugated pilots (PCPs), showing that, by varying the PCP overhead a performance improvement up to 4 dB can be achieved allowing highly flexible adaptation to link characteristics

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Experimental Assessment of Nonlinear Fourier Transformation Based Detection under Fiber Nonlinearity

Henning Buelow - Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, Stuttgart, Germany

16-GBd BPSK bursts transported over 3x80-km SMF with up to 12-dBm power were successfully detected by a maximum likelihood-nonlinear spectrum detection scheme using continuous or discrete part of the spectrum obtained by nonlinear Fourier transformation based processing in the receiver.

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Twin-Wave Transmission with Enhanced Performance

Xiang Liu - Huawei Technologies, Bridgewater, NJ, USA

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.

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A Single-Channel 960 Gbit/s 64 QAM Orthogonal TDM Transmission with a Spectral Efficiency of 10.0 bit/s/Hz Using Coherent Nyquist Pulses

David-Odeke Otuya - Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Koudai Harako - Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Keisuke Kasai - Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Toshihiko Hirooka - Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan Masataka Nakazawa - Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

We demonstrate single-channel 960-Gbit/s, 64 QAM-150 km transmission using the orthogonal TDM of coherent Nyquist pulses. Coherent mixing between optical Nyquist data and LO pulses enables demultiplexing and homodyne detection with a high SNR. The spectral efficiency reaches 10.0 bit/s/Hz.

10:45 - 12:30

Ambassadeurs

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Receivers

chair : Joe Campbell, Virginia University, USA

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Record Gain x Bandwidth (6.1 THz) Monolithically Integrated SOA-UTC Photoreceiver for 100 Gbit/s Applications

Maria Anagnosti - Institut Mines-télécom, Télécom SudParis, Dépt. Electronique & Physique, Evry, France - III-V Lab, a joint lab of Alcatel Lucent Bell Lab, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, Marcoussis, France Christophe Caillaud - III-V Lab, a joint lab of Alcatel Lucent Bell Lab, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, Marcoussis, France Jean-Francois Paret - III-V Lab, a joint lab of Alcatel Lucent Bell Lab, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, Marcoussis, France Frederic Pommereau - III-V Lab, a joint lab of Alcatel Lucent Bell Lab, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, Marcoussis, France Fabrice Blache - III-V Lab, a joint lab of Alcatel Lucent Bell Lab, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, Marcoussis, France Mohand Achouche - III-V Lab, a joint lab of Alcatel Lucent Bell Lab, Thales Research and Technology and CEA Leti, Marcoussis, France

We present a pre-amplified high-speed photoreceiver comprising a uni-traveling carrier photodiode monolithically integrated with a semiconductor optical amplifier. The SOA-UTC exhibits 3-dB bandwidth of 95 GHz, NF(8 dB) and 95 A/W responsivity corresponding to record gain-bandwidth product of 6.1 THz.

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400-G Coherent Receiver Using Silica-based Heterogeneously-Integrated PLC with Newly Developed Waveplate Type PBS

Yu Kurata - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Yasuaki Hashizume - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Shinichi Aozasa - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Mikitaka Itoh - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Toshikazu Hashimoto - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Hiromasa Tanobe - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Yasuhiko Nakanishi - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Eiji Yoshida - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroyuki Fukuyama - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Hiroshi Yamazaki - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Takashi Goh - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Haruki Yokoyama - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan Yoshifumi Muramoto - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Kanagawa, Japan

"We report on a one-chip 400-G coherent receiver using a heterogeneously-integrated silicabasedPLC with low-loss three-branched spot size converters, an extinction ratio tunable PBS and 16 InPPDs. 32-Gbaud DP-16QAM signal demodulation has been successfully demonstrated. "

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High-Speed Avalanche Photodiodes for 100 Gb/s Systems and Beyond

Masahiro Nada - NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Yoshifumi Muramoto - NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Haruki Yokoyama - NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Toshihide Yoshimatsu - NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan Hideaki Matsuzaki - NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

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.

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25Gb/s Normal Incident Ge/Si Avalanche Photodiode

Mengyuan Huang - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Tuo Shi - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Pengfei Cai - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Liangbo Wang - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Su Li - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Wang Chen - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Ching-yin Hong - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA Dong Pan - SiFotonics Technologies Co., Ltd., Woburn, MA, USA

"We developed world first 25Gb/s normal incident germanium silicon avalanche photodiode (Ge/Si APD) in a CMOS commercial foundry. The vertically illuminated Ge/Si APDs have a large 3-dB bandwidth (>18GHz) at a high gain (M=8) which is suitable for 100GBASE-ER4 application.  "

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100-Channel WDM Rx-Type PIC on InP for Use of Low-Costand Low Power Consumption Electronics

Moritz Baier - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany Ronald Broeke - Bright Photonics BV, Maarssen, The Netherlands Francisco Soares - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany Marko Gruner - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany Angela Seeger - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany Martin Moehrle - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany Norbert Grote - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany Martin Schell - Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institut, Berlin, Germany

We present a receive-type photonic integrated circuit in InP that can demultiplex 100 wavelength channels. The channels are spaced by 1 nm. The device has integrated photodetectors for each channel, with a to-fibre sensitivity >0.02 A/W for all channels.

10:45 - 12:30

Rédaction 1

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Fibre Optic Parametric Amplifiers

chair : Naoya Wada, National Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Japan

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All-Optical Signal Processing using Silicon Devices

Leif-Katsuo Oxenløwe - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Minhao Pu - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Yunhong Ding - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Hao. Hu - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Francesco Da-Ros - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Dragana Vukovic - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Asger Jensen - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Hua Ji - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Michael Galili - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Christophe Peucheret - Foton CNRS, Lannion, France Kresten Yvind - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

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

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Parametric Amplification and Wavelength Conversion of a 2.048-Tbit/s WDM PDM 16-QAM Signal

H. Hu - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA - Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark R.M. Jopson - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA A.H. Gnauck - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA M. Dinu - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA S. Chandrasekhar - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA X. Liu - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA C. Xie - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA M. Montoliu - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (ETSETB), Barcelona, Spain Sebastian Randel - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA C.J. McKinstrie - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA

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.

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First Demonstration of PDM Signal Amplification using PPLN-based Polarization-Independent Phase Sensitive Amplifier

Takeshi Umeki - NTT Photonics Labs, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Network Innovation Labs, Kanagawa, Japan Takushi Kazama - NTT Photonics Labs, Kanagawa, Japan Tadanaga Osamu - NTT Photonics Labs, Kanagawa, Japan Koji Enbutsu - NTT Photonics Labs, Kanagawa, Japan Masaki Asobe - Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan Yutaka Miyamoto - NTT Network Innovation Labs, Kanagawa, Japan Hirokazu Takenouchi - NTT Photonics Labs, Kanagawa, Japan - NTT Network Innovation Labs, Kanagawa, Japan

We propose a polarization-independent PSA with a novel polarization-diversity loop configuration using highly efficient PPLN waveguides. Polarization-independent error-free operation for a 40-Gbit/s DQPSK signal and phase-regenerative amplification for an 80-Gbit/s PDM-QPSK signal with artificial phase noise were successfully demonstrated.

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Signal Power Asymmetry Tolerance of an Optical Phase Conjugation-Based Nonlinear Compensation System

Karen Solis-Trapala - National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Takashi Inoue - National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan Shu Namiki - National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Nearly perfect nonlinear compensation of 4X12Gbaud-16QAM WDM signals is experimentally demonstrated to achieve nonlinear threshold improvement greater than 10dB, in which symmetric power evolution is essential. We also numerically investigate Q^2-penalty versus power symmetry for varying 4X67.25Gbaud-16QAM WDM transmission distances.

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Conversion of a DWDM Signal to a Single Nyquist Channel based on a Complete Optical Fourier Transformation

Pengyu Guan - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Kasper Røge - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Hans-Christian Mulvad - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Hao. Hu - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Toshio Morioka - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark Leif-Katsuo Oxenløwe - DTU Fotonik, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

We propose a DWDM-to-Nyquist channel conversion scheme based on complete Optical Fourier Transformation and optical Nyquist filtering. We demonstrate conversion from 50-GHz-grid 16x10 Gbit/s DPSK DWDM to a 160-Gbit/s Nyquist channel (0.9 symbol/s/Hz spectral efficiency) with 1.4 dB power penalty.

10:45 - 12:30

Auditorium K

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Control Plane

chair : Dimitra Simeonidou, University of Bristol, UK

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Interworking of GMPLS and OpenFlow Domains: Overarching Control of Flexi Grid Optical Networks

Ramon Casellas - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Raul Muñoz - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricardo Martinez - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricard Vilalta - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Lei Liu - University of California, Davis, California, USA Takehiro Tsuritani - KDDI R&D Laboratories, fujimino, Saitama, Japan Itsuro Morita - KDDI R&D Laboratories, fujimino, Saitama, Japan

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

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Fully-Distributed Control Plane for Elastic Optical Network with GMPLS with RMSA

Tatsuya Fukuda - Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan Lei Liu - University of California Davis, USA Ken-ichi Baba - Kogakuin University, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan Shinji Shimojo - Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka, Japan S.J.B. Yoo - University of California Davis, USA

This paper proposes a fully-distributed GMPLS framework through the use of extended RSVP-TE both for signaling and for routing, modulation and spectrum assignment (RMSA). Our proposed solution achieves lower blocking probability and shorter signaling-latency than does the state-of-the-art GMPLS/PCE architecture.

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Multi-domain Cognitive Optical Software Defined Networks with Market-Driven Brokers

S.J.B. Yoo - University of California Davis, USA

We propose a new multi-domain networking paradigm where multiple broker agents compete to provide desirable inter-networking services to autonomous systems (ASes) through market-driven incentives. Broker agents with cognitive intelligence can adaptively offer end-to-end performance on a distributed platform involving ASes.

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Experimental Demonstration of a Hybrid Intra-DCN Architecture with Multi-Layer SDN Control and Distributed Optical Switching

Konstantinos Kanonakis - NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ, USA Yawei Yin - NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ, USA Ankitkumar Patel - NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ, USA Philip Ji - NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ, USA Ting Wang - NEC Laboratories America, Princeton, NJ, USA

We propose a flexible and resilient SDN-controlled hybrid optical/electrical intra-DCN architecture employing low-cost distributed optical switches. Significant delay reduction as well as automatic flow path setup and restoration are demonstrated using real-time traffic over an experimental OpenFlow-based testbed.

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Experimental Assessment of an SDN-based Control of OPS Switching Nodes for Intra-Data Center Interconnect

Fernando Agraz - Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Wang Miao - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Alejandro Ferrer - Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Giacomo Bernini - Nextworks, PISA, Italy Harm Dorren - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Nicola Calabretta - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Nicola Ciulli - Nextworks, PISA, Italy Jordi Perello - Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Shuping Peng - University of Bristol, UK George Zervas - University of Bristol, UK Dimitra Simeonidou - University of Bristol, UK Gabriel Junyent - Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain Salvatore Spadaro - Universitat Politecnica De Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

An SDN-based control framework for OPS switches is experimentally assessed. The OpenFlow messages enabling control communication between SDN controller and OPS switch are validated. Dynamic OPS virtual network slices for intra-data center interconnect are successfully setup and monitored

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Integrated IT and Network Orchestration Using OpenStack, OpenDaylight and Active Stateful PCE for Intra and Inter Data Center Connectivity

Arturo Mayoral-López-de-Lerma - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricard Vilalta - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Raul Muñoz - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ramon Casellas - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricardo Martínez - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Javier Vílchez - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain

We present an integrated IT and network orchestration using OpenStack for the deployment of virtual machines within DCs and OpenDaylight SDN controller for end-to-end connectivityprovisioning across Ethernet networks (Intra-DC) and a GMPLS-enabled WSON with an active stateful PCE (Inter-DC).

14:00 - 15:45

Salle Esterel

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Graphene & Silicon-Organic Devices (Incl.Tutorial)

chair : Christian Lerminiaux, Université de Technologie de Troyes, France

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From Silicon-Organic Hybrid to Plasmonic Modulation

Juerg Leuthold - ETH Zurich, Institute of Electromagnetic Fields, Zurich, Switzerland A. Melikyan - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Luca Alloatti - Massachussets Institute of Technology, Research Lab of Electronic (LRE), Cambridge, USA D. Korn - Imagine Optic SA, Orsay, France Robert Palmer - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany D. Hillerkuss - ETH Zurich, Institute of Electromagnetic Fields, Zurich, Switzerland Matthias Lauermann - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Philipp Schindler - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany B. Chen - GigOptix Inc, Washington, USA R. Dinu - GigOptix Inc, Washington, USA Delwin Elder - University of Washington, Department of Chemistry, Seattle, USA Larry Dalton - University of Washington, Department of Chemistry, Seattle, USA Christian Koos - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany M. Kohl - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Wolfgang Freude - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany C. Hafner - ETH Zurich, Institute of Electromagnetic Fields, Zurich, Switzerland

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.

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40 GBd 16QAM Modulation at 160 Gbit/s in a Silicon-Organic Hybrid (SOH) Modulator

Matthias Lauermann - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Philipp Schindler - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Stefan Wolf - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Robert Palmer - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Sebastian Koeber - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe, Germany Dietmar Korn - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany Luca Alloatti - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA Thorsten Wahlbrink - AMO GmbH, 52074 Aachen, Germany Jens Bolten - AMO GmbH, 52074 Aachen, Germany Michael Waldow - AMO GmbH, 52074 Aachen, Germany Michael Koenigsmann - Agilent Technologies, 71034 Boeblingen, Germany Matthias Kohler - Agilent Technologies, 71034 Boeblingen, Germany Dimitri Malsam - Agilent Technologies, 71034 Boeblingen, Germany Delwin Elder - University of Washington, Department of Chemistry, Seattle, USA Peter Johnston - University of Washington, Department of Chemistry, Seattle, USA Philip Sullivan - Montana State University, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Bozeman, MT 59717, USA Larry Dalton - University of Washington, Department of Chemistry, Seattle, USA Juerg Leuthold - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Institute of Electromagnetic Fields, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland Wolfgang Freude - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe, Germany Christian Koos - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Photonics and Quantum Electronics (IPQ), Karlsruhe, Germany - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), Karlsruhe, Germany

We demonstrate 16QAM and QPSK modulation at symbol rates of 40 GBd and 45 GBd using a silicon-based IQ modulator. The device enables data rates up to 160 Gbit/s in a single polarization with an estimated energy consumption of 120fJ/bit.

14:00 - 15:45

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Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Network

chair : Paola Iovanna, Ericsson R&D, Italy

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Network Function Placement for NFV Chaining in Packet/Optical Data Centers

Ming Xia - Ericsson Research, San Jose, California, USA Meral Shirazipour - Ericsson Research, San Jose, California, USA Ying Zhang - Ericsson Research, San Jose, California, USA Howard Green - Ericsson Research, San Jose, California, USA Attila Takacs - Ericsson Research, San Jose, California, USA

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.

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Transport PCE Network Function Virtualization

Ricard Vilalta - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Raul Muñoz - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ramon Casellas - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricardo Martínez - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Victor Lopez - Telefónica I+D, Madrid, Spain Diego López - Telefónica I+D, Madrid, Spain

We propose a Transport PCE architecture to deploy a Transport PCE by means of Network Function Virtualization. Virtual PCEs are deployed on demand, but they are perceived as a single Virtualized Network Function. We present the benefits by experimental validation.

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First Demonstration of SDN-controlled SBVT based on Multi-wavelength Source with Programmable and Asymmetric Channel Spacing

Nicola Sambo - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Gianluca Meloni - CNIT, Pisa, Italy Francesco Paolucci - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Muhammad Imran - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Francesco Fresi - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Filippo Cugini - CNIT, Pisa, Italy Piero Castoldi - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Luca Potì - CNIT, Pisa, Italy

We propose an SBVT based on programmable multi-wavelength source with asymmetric channel spacing. SBVT, controlled by extended SDN, supporting 480 Gb/s super-channel and up to three sliceable optical flows is demonstrated in a network testbed.

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Experimental Assessment of ABNO-based Network Orchestration of end-to-end Multi-layer (OPS/OCS) Provisioning across SDN/OpenFlow and GMPLS/PCE Control Domains

Raul Muñoz - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricard Vilalta - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ramon Casellas - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Ricardo Martínez - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Frederic Francois - University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Mayur Channegowda - University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Ali Hammad - University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Shuping Peng - University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Reza Nejabati - University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Dimitra Simeonidou - University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Noboru Yoshikane - KDDI R&D Labs, Fujimino, Saitama, Japan Takehiro Tsuritani - KDDI R&D Labs, Fujimino, Saitama, Japan Victor Lopez - Telefónica I+D, Madrid, Spain Achim Autenrieth - ADVA Optical Networking, Martinsried, Munich, Germany

We present and experimentally assess in an international testbed an ABNO-based network orchestrator for end-to-end multi-layer (OPS and Flexi-grid OCS) and multi-domain provisioning across heterogeneous control domains (SDN/OpenFlow and GMPLS/Stateful PCE) employing dynamic domain abstraction based on virtual node aggregation.

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Demonstration of OpenFlow-Controlled Cooperative Resource Allocation in a Multi-Domain SD-EON Testbed across Multiple Nations

Cen Chen - University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China Shoujiang Ma - University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China Xiaoliang Chen - University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China Zuqing Zhu - University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui 230027, China Lei Liu - University of California Davis, USA Xiaotao Feng - University of California Davis, USA S.J.B. Yoo - University of California Davis, USA

We propose an inter-domain protocol (IDP) that enables cooperative resource allocation for secure and impairment-aware lightpath provisioning across multiple domains. The proposed IDP is implemented and experimentally demonstrated in a China-USA multi-domain control-plane SD-EON testbed.

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Experimental Demonstration of OpenFlow-based Dynamic Restoration in Elastic Optical Networks on GENI Testbed

Lei Liu - University of California Davis, USA Wei-Ren Peng - Futurewei Technologies, Santa Clara, CA, USA Ramon Casellas - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Takehiro Tsuritani - KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Fujimino-shi, Saitama, Japan Itsuro Morita - KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc., Fujimino-shi, Saitama, Japan Ricardo Martínez - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain Raul Muñoz - CTTC, Castelldefels, Barcelona, Spain S.J.B. Yoo - University of California Davis, USA

We present OpenFlow-enabled dynamic restoration in elastic optical networks, detailing the restoration framework and algorithm, failure isolation mechanism, OpenFlow protocol extensions, and quantitatively presenting the restoration performance via the experimental validation on the Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) testbed.

14:00 - 15:45

Salle de Presse

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Compensation of Nonlinearities

chair : Massimiliano Salsi, Juniper, USA

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Digital Nonlinear Compensation for Spectrally Efficient Superchannel Transmission at 400Gbit/s and Beyond

Takeshi Hoshida - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Kawasaki, Japan Takahito Tanimura - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan Tomofumi Oyama - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan Shoichiro Oda - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Kawasaki, Japan Hisao Nakashima - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Kawasaki, Japan Yangyang Fan - Fujitsu R&D Center, Beijing, China Liang Dou - Fujitsu R&D Center, Beijing, China Zhenning Tao - Fujitsu R&D Center, Beijing, China Jens Rasmussen - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited, Kawasaki, Japan

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.

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Phase-conjugated Subcarrier Coding for Fibre Nonlinearity Mitigation in CO-OFDM Transmission

Son Le - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Elias Giacoumidis - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Nick Doran - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Andrew Ellis - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK Sergei Turitsyn - Aston Institute of Photonics Technologies, Birmingham, UK

We demonstrate a novel subcarrier coding scheme combined with pre-EDC for fibre nonlinearity mitigation in CO-OFDM, showing that a performance improvement of 1.5 dB can be achieved in a 150 Gb/s BPSK PDM CO-OFDM transmission

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Transmission of PM-64QAM over 1524 km of PSCF using Fully-Blind Equalization and Volterra-Based Nonlinear Mitigation

Fernando Guiomar - Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal Sofia Amado - Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal Andrea Carena - Politecnico di Torino, DET, Torino, Italy Gabriella Bosco - Politecnico di Torino, DET, Torino, Italy Antonino Nespola - Istituto Superiore Mario Boella, Torino, Italy Armando Pinto - Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro and Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal

Using fully-blind equalization and Volterra-based nonlinear mitigation we demonstrate the transmission of 10x124.8 Gb/s PM-64QAM over 1524km of PSCF. The Q^2 penalty due to blind pol-demux is kept below 0.1dB and the reach extension due to nonlinear compensation is ~27%.

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Extending Perturbative Nonlinearity Mitigation to PDM-16QAM

Wei-Ren Peng - Futurewei Technologies, Santa Clara, CA, USA Zhihong Li - Futurewei Technologies, Santa Clara, CA, USA Fei Zhu - Futurewei Technologies, Santa Clara, CA, USA Yusheng Bai - Futurewei Technologies, Santa Clara, CA, USA

For 16QAM, we propose a QAM decomposition method enabling simple processing of perturbative nonlinearity mitigation. After 1920-km SSMF, our simple approach exhibits only ~0.1-dB penalty compared with the complex conventional method and ~0.5-dB gain over the degenerate method.

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Enhanced Split-Step Fourier Method for Digital Backpropagation

Marco Secondini - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Domenico Marsella - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Enrico Forestieri - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

"An enhanced version of the popular split-step Fourier method (SSFM) is presented. When used for digital backpropagation, the enhanced method allows a complexity reduction of up to one order of magnitude with respect to standard SSFM without sacrificing performance. "

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Digital Back-Propagation of a Superchannel: Achievable Rates and Adaption of the GN Model

Tobias Fehenberger - Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany Norbert Hanik - Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

The impact of back-propagating an entire superchannel and sub-channels thereof is quantified by evaluating mutual information. We report a 50 Gb/s per channel increase in data rate. Additionally, the Gaussian Noise model is adapted to take into account back-propagation.

14:00 - 15:45

Rédaction 1

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Optical Switching

chair : Shu Namiki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

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Novel Large-port-count Optical-switch Architecture for Optical Interconnection in Datacenter

Koh Ueda - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Yojiro Mori - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Hiroshi Hasegawa - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Ken-ichi Sato - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Toshio Watanabe - NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

We propose a novel optical-switch configuration for intra-datacenter interconnection that consists of tunable lasers, non-cyclic AWGs, and combinations of small-size optical switches and couplers. We develop an 800x800 switch prototype and its good performance and scalability are verified by experiments.

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Low-loss and Low-power-consumption Wavelength TunableFilter Enabling Colorless/Directionless/Contentionless Optical Drop in ROADMs

Shoichi Takashina - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Yojiro Mori - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Hiroshi Hasegawa - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Ken-ichi Sato - Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Toshio Watanabe - NTT Corporation, Atsugi, Kanagawa, Japan

We propose a novel tunable-filter configuration for optical C/D/C drop in ROADMs, which achieves low insertion loss and low power consumption. A prototype is monolithically fabricated with PLC technologies and its good filtering performance is experimentally confirmed by BER measurement.

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60-channel Wavelength Selective Switch on Bragg Reflector Waveguides Array with 125 Output-ports

Xiaodong Gu - Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan Kazunori Seno - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Japan Hiromasa Tanobe - NTT Photonics Laboratories, Atsugi, Japan Fumio Koyama - Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

A 60-channel wavelength selective switch was demonstrated based on a 2×4 mm2 Bragg reflector waveguide array with 125 output-ports. The ultra-compact device shows switching properties between arbitrary output-ports for all wavelength channels.

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Operation of a 12.8 Tbit/s DWDM Polarization Division Multiplexing 16-QAM Optical Packet Switching Nodeafter 50-km of Fiber Transmission

Satoshi Shinada - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan José-Manuel Delgado-Mendinueta - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan Ruben Luís - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan Naoya Wada - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Tokyo, Japan

We demonstrate the operation of optical packet switching node with buffering for 12.8-Tbit/s polarization and wavelength multiplexed, 16-QAM optical packets after 50-km fiber transmission. Processed optical packets were recovered by offline burst-mode coherent receiver while keeping BER below FEC limit.

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Monolithic Integrated Silicon-based Slot-Blocker for Packet-Switched Networks

Guilhem de-Valicourt - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France Miquel Mestre - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France Laurent Bramerie - Université Européenne de Bretagne, Lannion, France Jean-Claude Simon - Université Européenne de Bretagne, Lannion, France Eric Borgne - Université Européenne de Bretagne, Lannion, France Laurent Vivien - Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, Orsay, France Eric Cassan - Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, Orsay, France Delphine Marris-Morini - Institut d’Electronique Fondamentale, Orsay, France Jean-Marc Fédéli - CEA LETI, Grenoble, France Philippe Jennevé - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France Haik Mardoyan - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France Yvan Pointurier - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France Alban Le-Liepvre - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Guang-Hua Duan - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Alexandre Shen - III-V Lab, Palaiseau, France Sebastien Bigo - Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, Nozay, France

We demonstrate a 16-channel, silicon-on-insulator, monolithic integrated slot-blocker. This silicon photonic circuit includes two arrayed waveguide gratings, 16 variable optical attenuators and two vertical fiber couplers. We successfully operate it with 56 Gb/s and 80 Gb/s QPSK optical packets.

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Passive Optical Switching Engine for Flexible Metro-Access

Bernhard Schrenk - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria Andreas Poppe - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria Martin Stierle - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria Helmut Leopold - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Vienna, Austria

We experimentally demonstrate dynamic reconfigurability of physical layer infrastructure through optically powered MOEMS-based switches. Crosstalk robustness and penalty-free switching guarantee scalable node technology that is, from a network point of view, fully passive.

14:00 - 15:45

Auditorium K

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Challenge of Free Space and Optical Wireless

chair : Philippe Chanclou, Orange Labs, France

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Demonstration of vector mode multiplexing and demultiplexing in a 160 Gbit/s free-space link

Martin Lavery - University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

"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. "

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Experimental Demonstration of Obstruction-Tolerant Free-Space Transmission of Two 50-Gbaud QPSK Data Channels using Bessel Beams carrying Orbital Angular Momentum

Nisar Ahmed - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Martin Lavery - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA - University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Hao Huang - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Guodong Xie - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Yonxiong Ren - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Yan Yan. - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA Alan Willner - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

We experimentally demonstrate free-space optical transmission using two multiplexed OAM-carrying Bessel beams under obstructed path conditions. An OSNR penalty < 2.5 dB is observed when the obstruction is placed in the beam center.

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Evaluation of Frequency Fluctuation in Fiber-Wireless Link with Direct IQ Down-Converter

Atsushi Kanno - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan Pham-Tien Dat - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan Toshiaki Kuri - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan Iwao Hosako - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan Tetsuya Kawanishi - National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Koganei, Japan Yuki Yoshida - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan Ken-ichi Kitayama - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

We demonstrate 12-Gbaud QPSK signal transmission in a fiber-wireless link and compare a modulator-based optical two-tone generator and an optical heterodyning with free-running lasers. The obtained frequency fluctuation of the two-tone system meets the requirements of the radio regulations.

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5.6 Gbit/s Downlink and 1.5 Gbit/s Uplink Optical Wireless Transmission at Indoor Distances (? 1.5 m)

Giulio Cossu - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Ali Wajahat - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Raffaele Corsini - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Ernesto Ciaramella - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

We experimentally realized a bi-directional high-speed optical system working at common environment distances and illumination levels. The record aggregate bitrate of 5.6 Gbit/s is achieved exploiting WDM approach, commercial LEDs and DMT modulation.

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36.7 Gbps Spectrum-efficient Indoor Optical Wireless System with Beam-Steering

C.W.Joanne Oh - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Frans Huijskens - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands S. Zou - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands H. Chen - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands Eduward Tangdiongga - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands A.M.J. Koonen - Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

We propose a novel spectrum-efficient indoor optical wireless solution providing multi-Gigabits-per-second with passive diffractive beam-steering technique and discrete multitonemodulation. Diffracted link performance of 36.7 Gbps over more than 2.5 m is reported.

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432-Gb/s PDM-16QAM Signal Wireless Delivery at W-band Using Optical and Antenna Polarization Multiplexing

Jianjun Yu - ZTE Corp, Beijing, China - Fudan Uni., Shanghai, China Xinying Li - Fudan Uni., Shanghai, China Junwen Zhang - Fudan Uni., Shanghai, China - ZTE (TX) Inc, NJ, USA Jiangnan Xiao - Fudan Uni., Shanghai, China

We have experimentally demonstrated 432-Gb/s PDM-16QAM modulated W-band wireless signal delivery adopting optical and antenna polarization multiplexing with a SE of 11.4b/s/Hz. The BER after 2-m 4×4 MIMO wireless delivery can be less than FEC threshold of 3.8×10-3.

14:00 - 15:45

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Light Processing with Optical Fibers

chair : Geory Genty, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

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Metamaterial Fibres - Hyperlenses and Beyond

Boris Kuhlmey - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia - Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, School of Physics, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Alessandro Tuniz - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Alexander Argyros - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia Simon Fleming - Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, School of Physics, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

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.

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Optical Flip-Flop Memory and Routing Operation Based on Polarization Bistability in Optical Fiber

Pierre-Yves Bony - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Massimiliano Guasoni - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Elie Assemat - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Stéphane Pitois - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Dominique Sugny - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Antonio Picozzi - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Hans Jauslin - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France Julien Fatome - Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Carnot de Bourgogne (ICB), Dijon, France

A polarization bistability and hysteresis cycle phenomenon is demonstrated in optical fibers thanks to a counter-propagating four-wave mixing interaction. Based on this process, we successfully report the proof-of-principle of an optical flip-flop memory and a 10-Gbit/s routing operation.

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Observation of Manakov Polarization Modulation Instability in the Normal Dispersion Regime of Randomly Birefringent Telecom Optical Fiber

Bertrand Kibler - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Benoit Frisquet - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Philippe Morin - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Julien Fatome - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Fabio Baronio - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy Matteo Conforti - Université de Lille, Lille, France Guy Millot - Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France Stefan Wabnitz - Università di Brescia, Brescia, Italy

We present the first experimental observation of cross-polarization modulation activated modulation instability in the normal dispersion regime of a randomly birefringent telecom optical fiber. The instability is induced by two wavelength-division-multiplexed and orthogonally polarized pumps.

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Tunable DC-60 GHz RF Generation Based on a Dual Loop Brillouin Optoelectronic Oscillator

Huanfa Peng - Peking University, Beijing, China Tao Sun - Peking University, Beijing, China Cheng Zhang - Peking University, Beijing, China Xiaopeng Xie - Peking University, Beijing, China Peng Guo - Peking University, Beijing, China Lixin Zhu - Peking University, Beijing, China Weiwei Hu - Peking University, Beijing, China Zhangyuan Chen - Peking University, Beijing, China

Tunable RF generation from DC to 60 GHz based on dual loop Brillouin Optoelectronic oscillator is experimentally demonstrated. Frequency and power stability is improved compared with single loop

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22 - 24 September 2014

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