ECOC 2020 will include the following Invited Papers:

SC01 - Novel Fibres, Fibre Devices and Fibre Amplifiers

  1. (Invited) Machine Learning Assisted Hybrid EDFA-Raman Amplifier Design for C+L Bands
    Ionescu, Maria; Ghazisaeidi, Amirhossein; Renaudier, Jeremie
    Nokia Bell Labs (France)
  2. (Invited) Multi-plane light conversion based mode multiplexers
    Carpenter, Joel
    The University of Queensland (Australia)
  3. (Invited) Void-Engineering in Silica Glass for Ultralow Optical Scattering Loss
    Ono, Madoka
    Hokkaido University/AGC CO. (Japan)
  4. (Invited) Gain Through Loss Frequency Comb Generation in Fiber Oscillators
    Perego, Auro M. (1); Bessin, Florent (1); Conforti, Matteo (2); Kudlinski, Alexandre (2); Staliunas, Kestutis (3); Turitsyn, Sergei (1); Mussot, Arnaud (2)
    (1) Aston University (United Kingdom), (2) Université de Lille (France), (3) Institucio ́ Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (Spain)

SC02 - Optoelectronic Devices and Technologies

  1. (Invited) High-performance hybrid silicon and lithium niobate Mach–Zehnder modulators
    Cai, Xinlun
    Sun Yat-Sen University (China)
  2. (Invited) High-speed silicon photonic modulator based on forward-biased PIN diodes and passive equalizers
    Tanaka, Shinsuke; Sobu, Yohei
    Fujitsu limited (Japan) & Optoelectronics Industry and Technology Development Association (OITDA) (Japan)
  3. (Invited) Ultralow power dissipation optical interconnects: directly modulated membrane lasers and photonics cristal lasers
    Takeda, Koji
    NTT Device Technology Laboratories, Japan

SC03 - Integrated and co-integrated circuits

  1. (Invited) 50Gb/s Hybrid Integrated Si-Photonic Optical Link in 16nm FinFET
    Raj, Mayank (1); Frans, Yohan (1); Chiang, Ping-Chuan (1); Ambatipudi, Sai Lalith Chaitanya (1); Mahashin, David (1); De Heyn, Peter (2); Balakrishnan, Sadhishkumar (2); Van Campenhout, Joris (2); Grayson, Jimmy (3); Epitaux, Marc (3); Chang, Ken (1)
    (1) Xilinx (USA), (2) imec (Belgium), (3) Samtec (San Jose)
  2. (Invited) Co-packaged optics
    Stone, Rob
    Facebook (USA)
  3. (Invited) Disruption Cycles for Optical Networks: How Point to Multi-Point Coherent Optics can Transform the Cost and Complexity of the Optical Network
    Welch, David F.
    Infinera (USA)
  4. (Invited) High Density Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuits and Photonic Engine for Optical Co-packaged Ethernet Switch
    Liao, Ling; Fathololoumi, Saeed; Hui, David
    Intel Corp. (USA)

SC04 – Techniques for digitally enhancing optical communication

  1. (Invited) Challenges in Coding, DSP and Parallel Operation of Quantum Key Distribution and Coherent Data Transmission
    Eriksson, Tobias (1); Luis, Ruben (2); Rademacher, Georg (2); Puttnam, Benjamin (2); Gumüs, Kadir (3); Schmalen, Laurent (3); Alvarado, Alex (4); Furukawa, Hideaki (2); Wada, Naoya (2); Hirano, Takuya (5); Sasaki, Masahide (2); Takeoka, Masahiro (2)
    (1) Infinera Corp (Sweden), (2) National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan), (3) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), (4) Technical University of Eindhoven (The Netherlands), (5) Gakushuin University (Japan)
  2. (Invited) Multi-Channel Comb Modulation in Single Waveguide Structures
    Mazur, Mikael (1); Fontaine, Nicolas K. (1); Chen, Haoshuo (1); Ryf, Roland (1); Neilson, David T. (1); Raybon, Gregory (1); Adamiecki, Andrew (1); Corteselli, Steve (1); Schroeder, Jochen (2)
    (1) Nokia Bell Labs (USA), (2) Photonics Laboratory, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)
  3. (Invited) End-to-End Learning in Optical Fiber Communications: Experimental Demonstration and Future Trends
    Karanov, Boris (1); Oliari, Vinicius (1); Chagnon, Mathieu (2); Liga, Gabriele (1); Alvarado, Alex (1); Aref, Vahid (2); Lavery, Domanic (3); Bayvel, Polina (3); Schmalen, Laurent (4)
    (1) Technical University of Eindhoven (The Netherlands), (2) Nokia Bell Labs (Germany), (3) University College London (United Kingdom), (4) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany)
  4. (Invited) Phase-Retrieving Coherent Reception and its Sample Complexity
    Yoshida, Yuki; Umezawa, Toshimasa; Kanno, Atsushi; Yamamoto, Naokatsu
    National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) (Japan)

SC05 - Optical Transmission systems

  1. (Invited) Doped fibre amplifiers for ultra-broadband transmission systems: 1200 to 1400 nm?
    Mikhailov, Vitaly
    OFS Laboratories (USA)
  2. (Invited) Optical Single-Sideband Direct Detection Transmissions: Recent Progress and Commercial Aspects
    Le, Son T. (1); Schuh, Karstern (2); Buchali, Fred (2); Drenski, Tomislav (3); Hills, Andrew (3); King, Malcolm (3); Sizer, Theodore (1)
    (1) Nokia Bell Labs (USA), (2) Nokia Bell Labs (Germany), (3) Socionext Europe (United Kingdom)
  3. (Invited) Outlook for Next Generation Undersea Optical Fibers and Cable design
    Spalding, Marsha,
  4. (Invited) The practicality of commercial QKD in optical transmission systems
    Eisenberg, Hagai
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)

SC06 - Theory of Optical Communications

  1. (Invited) End-to-End Learning in Optical Fiber Communications: Concept and Transceiver Design
    Karanov, Boris (1)(2); Bayvel, Polina (1); Schmalen, Laurent (3)
    (1) University College London (United Kingdom), (2) Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands), (3) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany),
  2. (Invited) The Generalized Droop Model for Optical Long-Haul Transmission Systems
    Bononi, Alberto (1); Antona, Jean-Christophe (2); Serena, Paolo (1)
    (1) University of Parma (Italy), (2) Alcatel Submarine Networks (France)

SC07 – Photonics for RF and Free Space Optics applications

  1. (Invited) Advances on 5G, research directions and role of optical technologies - An industry view
    Lombardi, Renato
    Huawei (Italy)
  2. (Invited) Control and Data Plane Separation for Interoperable Indoor Wireless Access Connectivity
    Wong, Elaine; Edirisinghe, Sampath; Ranaweera, Chathurika; Lim, Christina; Nirmalathas, Ampalavanapillai
    University of Melbourne (Australia)
  3. (Invited) Optical Feeder Links for Future Very High-Throughput Satellite Systems in B5G Networks
    Mata Calvo, Ramon (1); de Cola, Tomaso (1); Poliak, Juraj (1); Macrì, Luca (1); Papa, Arled (2); Ayvasik, Serkut (2); Babaians, Edwin (3); Kellerer, Wolfgang (2)
    (1) DLR - German Aerospace Center / Institute of Communications and Navigation (Germany), (2) Chair of Communication Networks, Technical University of Munich (TUM) (Germany), (3) Chair of Media Technology, Technical University of Munich (TUM) (Germany)
  4. (Invited) One photon per bit communication for free-space optical links
    Kakarla, Ravikiran (1); Schroeder, Jochen (2); Andrekson, Peter A. (3)
    (1) Optoelectronic research center, University of Southampton (United Kingdom), (2) Photonics Laboratory, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), (3) Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)

SC08 - Core and metro networks

  1. (Invited) Petabit class transmission and switching
    Luis, Ruben S. (1); Puttnam, Benjamin J. (1); Rademacher, Georg (1); Eriksson, Tobias A. (2); Hirota, Yusuke (1); Shinada, Satoshi (1); Ross-Adams, Andrew (3); Gross, Simon (3); Withford, Michael (3); Maruyama, Ryo (4); Aikawa, Kazuhiko (4); Awaji, Yoshinari (1); Furukawa, Hideaki (1); Wada, Naoya (1)
    (1) National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan), (2) Infinera (Sweden), (3) MQ Photonics Research Center, Macquarie University (Australia), (4) Fujitsu Ltd. (Japan)
  2. (Invited) Future Metro bottle-neck - how will optical networks cost-effectively deliver anticipated 5G services?
    Lord, Andrew (1); Rafel, Albert (1); Pavon, Pablo (2)
    (1) British Telecom (United Kingdom), (2) UPCT (Spain)
  3. (Invited) Advanced Data-Analytics-Based Fiber-Longitudinal Monitoring for Optical Transport Networks
    Tanimura, Takahito (1); Yoshida, Setsuo (2); Oda, Shoichirou (2); Tajima, Kazuyuki (2); Hoshida, Takeshi (2)
    (1) Fujitsu Limited (Currently with Hitachi Ltd.) (Japan), (2) Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
  4. (Invited) Benefits of Hierarchical Spatial Bypassing and Spectral Grooming in Spatial Channel Networks
    Jinno, Masahiko
    Kagawa university (Japan)

SC09 – Access, Indoor and Data Center and Optical Networks

  1. (Invited) Intelligent design of optical networks: which topology featureshelp maximise throughput in the nonlinear regime?
    Bayvel, Polina; Luo, Ruijie; Matzner, Robin; Semrau, Daniel; Zervas, Georgios
    University College London (United Kingdom)
  2. (Invited) New approaches in optical access networks to increase network flexibility and achieve 5G targets: an operator’s view
    Montalvo, Julio; Torrijos, José Alfonso; Cortés, Daniel
    Telefónica (Spain)
  3. (Invited) 5G & Optics in 2020 – Where are we now? What did we learn?
    Saliou, Fabienne (1); Anet Neto, Luiz (2); Simon, Gael (2); Nogueira Sampaio, Flavio (2); El Ankouri, Anas (2); Wang, Minqi (2); Chanclou, Philippe (2)
    (1) Orange Labs (France), (2) Orange (France)

SC10 - Architecture, Control and Management of optical networks

  1. (Invited) Deterministic latency networks for 5G applications
    Benzaoui, Nihel
  2. (Invited) Control and Management of Inter-Satellite Optical Backbone Network
    Huang Shanguo
    Beijing University of Post and Telecommunication (China)
  3. (Invited) Root Cause Analysis for Autonomous Optical Networks: A Physical Layer Security Use Case
    Natalino, Carlos (1); Di Giglio, Andrea (2); Schiano, Marco (2); Furdek, Marija (1)
    (1) Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), (2) Telecom Italia (Italy)
  4. (Invited) Reconfigurable Optical Networks with Self-Tunable Transceivers: Implementation Options and Control
    Eiselt, Michael H.
    ADVA (Germany)

CLEO/Europe Focus Meeting

  1. (Invited) Large scale optical neural networks based on photoelectric multiplication
    Soljačić, Marin
    MIT (USA)
  2. (Invited) MEMS Plasmonics and Memristive Plasmonics for Optical Communications
    Leuthold, Juerg (1); Cheng, Bojun (1); Lewerenz, Mila (1); Passerini, Elias (1); Fedoryshyn, Yuriy (1); Koch, Ueli (1); Emboras, Alexandros (2); Luisier, Mathieu (2); Xie, Fangqing (3); Schimmel, Thomas (3); Haffner, Christian (1)
    (1) IEF ETH Zurich (Switzerland), (2) ISS ETH Zurich (Switzerland), (3) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Germany)
  3. (Invited) Strainoptronics: A New Degree of Freedom for 2D Material Device Engineering
    Maiti, Rishi; Sorger, Volker J.
    George Washington University (USA)
  4. (Invited) In-plane monolithic integration of scaled III-V photonic devices
    Vico Triviño, Noelia; Mauthe, Svenja; Scherrer, Markus; Tiwari, Preksha; Wen, Pengyan; Sousa, Marilyne; Schmid, Heinz; Moselund, Kirsten E.
    IBM (Switzerland)
  5. (Invited) Magnet-Free Routes to Nonreciprocal Photonics
    Alù, Andrea
    City University of New York (USA)
  6. (Invited) Topological Protection of Light Propagation in Photonic Crystals
    Verhagen, Ewold (1); Parappurath, Nikhil (1); Arora, Sonakshi (2); Bauer, Thomas (2); Barczyk, René (1); Alpeggiani, Filippo (2); Kuipers, L. (Kobus) (2)
    (1) Center for Nanophotonics, AMOLF (The Netherlands), (2) Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)

DEMO Session

  1. (Invited) SDN-Enabled Reconfigurable Optical Data Center Network with Automatic Network Slicing to Provision Dynamic QoS
    Xue, Xuwei (1); Pan, Bitao (1); Agraz, Fernando (2); Pagès, Albert (2); Guo, Xiaotao (1); Yan, Fulong (1); Spadaro, Salvatore (2); Calabretta, Nicola (1)
    (1) Eindhoven University of Technology (The Netherlands), (2) Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)
  2. (Invited) Demonstration of a Scalable Distributed Antenna System Using Real-Time Bit-Interleaved Sigma-Delta-over-Fiber Architectures
    Wu, Chia-Yi; Meysmans, Caro; Li, Haolin; Van Kerrebrouck, Joris; Caytan, Olivier; Lemey, Sam; Bauwelinck, Johan; Demeester, Piet; Torfs, Guy
    imec - Ghent University (Belgium)