We invite all interested researchers to attend the workshop "New Frontiers and Challenges in Optical Communication Systems".
Location: MB161, Aston University Date: 13th October, 2017
Sponsored by Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AiPT), and Aston University OSA/SPIE Student Chapter, this workshop will be hosted at MB161, Aston University on 13th October, 2017. The workshop will invite professionals from industry and academy to introduce cutting-edge achievements as well as existed challenges in high-capacity optical links and secure quantum communication systems.
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09:00 – 09:30 Registration and welcome coffee
09:30 – 09:40 Introduction (Prof. Sergei K. Turitsyn)
09:40 – 10:30 Dr. Charles Laperle (Ciena Corporation, Canada): High Bit Rate Optical Links in Commercial Applications, Principles and Challenges for Next Generation Systems beyond 100 Gb/s
10:30 – 11:20 Dr. Benn Thomsen (Microsoft, Cambridge): Optics in the cloud: opportunities for light.
11:20 – 11:40 Coffee break
11:40 – 12:30 Dr. Zhiliang Yuan (Toshiba Research Europe Limited, Cambridge): Quantum key distribution for fibre networks.
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break (G8)
14:00 – 14:35 Dr. Milos Nedeljkovic, (ORC, University of Southampton): Silicon photonics and its prospects for data communications
14:35 – 15:10 Dr. Son Thai Le (Nokia Bell Labs, Germany): Single side band communication direct detection for short reach and metro transmissions.
15:10 – 15:45 Dr. Filipe Ferreira (Aston University): On the Feasibility of Mode-Division Multiplexed Transmission over Few-Mode Fibres
15:45 – 15:50 Closing remarks
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