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					                          Room 403A                               Room 403B                              Room 404A&B                                   Room 406A&B                                   Room 408A                                Room 408B

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                  11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
                  Morning Technical Briefings

                  Room 403A                                                                                                                     Room 404A&B
                  OFC Category 5: Fibers and Optical Propagation Effects                                                                        OFC Category 12: Core Networks
                  OFC Category 6: Fiber and Waveguide-Based Devices: Amplifiers, Lasers, Sensors, and Performance Monitors                      OFC Category 13: Access Networks
                  OFC Category 8: Optoelectronic Devices                                                                                        OFC Category 14: Datacom, Computercom, and Short Range and Experimental Optical Networks
                  OFC Category 11: Optical Processing and Analog Subsystems                                                                     Special Symposium: Meeting the Computercom Challenge: Components and Architectures for Computational
                                                                                                                                                  Systems and Data Centers
                  Room 403B
                  NFOEC Category 1: Optical Network Applications and Services                                                                   Room 406A&B
                  NFOEC Category 2: Network Technologies and Applications                                                                       OFC Category 7: Optical Devices for Switching, Filtering, and Signal Compensation
                  NFOEC Category 3: FTTx Technologies, Deployment, and Applications                                                             OFC Category 9: Digital Transmission Systems
                  Service Provider Summit/Market Watch                                                                                          OFC Category 10: Transmission Subsystems and Network Elements
                                                                                                                                                Special Symposium: Packet Switching Symposium



                                                                                                       12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)



                  1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.                    1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.                       1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.                          1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.                          1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.                     1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
                  OMF • Fiber                            OMG • OFDM Access                         OMH • Optical Amplifiers                     OMI • Ultra-long Haul                        OMJ • Clock and Carrier                 OMK • Optical Packet
                  Characterization                       Systems I                                 Ju Han Lee; Univ. of Seoul                   Transmission                                 Phase Estimation                        Systems
                  Hans Limberger; Ecole                  Kenneth Reichmann; AT&T                   Korea, Republic of Korea,                    Doug McGhan; Ciena,                          Mike Taylor; Atlantic                   Harmen Dorren, Technical
                  Polytechnique Federale                 Labs-Research United States,              Presider                                     Canada, Presider                             Sciences/Optametra, USA,                Univ. of Eindhoven, The
                  de Lausanne Switzerland,               USA, Presider                                                                                                                       Presider                                Netherlands, Presider
                  Presider
                  OMF1 • 1:30 p.m.         Invited       OMG1 • 1:30 p.m.                          OMH1 • 1:30 p.m.           Invited           OMI1 • 1:30 p.m.                             OMJ1 • 1:30 p.m.                        OMK1 • 1:30 p.m.           Invited
                  Recent Progress in Optical Fiber       7dB Optical Power Budget Improve-         Bismuth-Doped Optical Fiber Am-              A Systematic Approach to Investi-            Non-Data-Aided Wide-Range Fre-          All-optical RAM Buffer Subsystem
                  Refractive Index Profiling, Andrew     ments of 11.25Gb/s Optical OFDM           plifier for 1430 nm Band Pumped              gate the Tolerance of 53.5 GBaud             quency Offset Estimator for QAM         Demonstrator, Ken-ichi Kitayama1,
                  D. Yablon; Interfiber Analysis, USA.   PON Systems Using Optical Filters,        by 1310 nm Laser Diode, Evgeny M.            33%-RZ-DQPSK towards Optical                 Optical Coherent Receivers, Tadao       T. Kubo1, Ryo Takahashi2, S. Matsuo2,
                  Recent fiber refractive index pro-     Jinlong Wei1, Jianming Tang; School       Dianov1, Mikhail A. Melkumov1, Igor          Filtering and Residual Chromatic             Nakagawa, Munehiro Matsui, Ta-          S. Arakawa1, M. Murata1, M. Notomi3,
                  file measurement advances include      of Electronic Engineering, Bangor         A. Bufetov 1, Sergei Firstov 1, Alexey       Dispersion based on Experiments,             kayuki Kobayashi, Koichi Ishihara,      K. Nozaki3, K. Kato2; 1Osaka Univ.,
                  quantitative phase measurement,        Univ., UK. Wavelength offset super        Shubin1, Vladimir F. Khopin2, Alexey         Annika Dochhan, Werner Rosenkranz;           Riichi Kudo, Masato Mizoguchi, Yutaka   Japan; 2Photonics Laboratories, NTT,
                  multi-wavelength spectroscopy, and     Gaussian optical filters enable 7dB in-   N. Guryanov2; 1FORC RAS, Russian             Chair for Communications, Univ. of           Miyamoto; NTT Network Innovation        Japan; 3Basic Research Laboratories,
                  tomography. These techniques, and      creases in power budget of 11.25Gb/s      Federation; 2IChHPS RAS, N.Novgorod,         Kiel, Germany. We experimentally             Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 1-1      NTT, Japan. A comprehensive R&D
                  applications to fiber-based compo-     optical OFDM PON systems using            Russian Federation. A 24dB gain Bis-         investigate 107 Gb/s 33%-RZ-DQPSK            Hikari-no-oka, Japan. We propose and    program aiming at all-optical RAM
                  nents such as splices and gratings,    directly modulated DFBs, relax filter     muth-doped fibre amplifier pumped            to explore its tolerance towards chro-       experimentally demonstrate a novel      buffer subsystem for optical packet
                  are reviewed.                          bandwidth requirement and improve         by a 65mW commercial laser diode at          matic dispersion and narrow-band op-         blind frequency offset estimator for    switching will be presented, featuring
                                                         performance robustness to bandwidth       1310nm is reported for the first time.       tical filtering. The results indicate that   coherent quadrature amplitude modu-     nano-cavity based optical bit memory,
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                                                         variation.                                A 3dB bandwidth of 36nm and a noise          dispersion tolerance can be increased        lation (QAM) receivers. Its frequency   a unique beam addressing optics, and
                                                                                                   figure of 6dB are demonstrated.              by the use of appropriate filters.           offset estimation range is more than    optical SP and PS converters.
                                                                                                                                                                                             three times the conventional estima-
                                                                                                                                                                                             tion range.




        52                                                                                                OFC/NFOEC 2011                    •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                          Room 502A                                      Room 502B                                        Room 515A                                       Room 515B

                                                                      OFC                                                                                                                   NFOEC




                                                                                       12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own)



1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.                                1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.                            1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.                              1:30 p.m.–3:15 p.m.                             1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
OML • Coherent I                                   OMM • Meeting the                              OMN • Optical Network                            NMC • Flexible Networks                         NMD • FTTX New Technologies
Clint Schow; IBM, USA, Presider                    Computercom Challenge                          Architecture                                     Jens Rasmussen; Fujitsu, Japan,                 Frank Effenberger; Huawei, USA,
                                                   Symposium I: Photonic                          Admela Jukan; Technische                         Presider                                        Presider
                                                   Networks on Chip                               Univ. Carolo-Wilhelmina zu
                                                   Jeffrey Kash; IBM, USA, Presider               Braunschweig, Germany, Presider

OML1 • 1:30 p.m.           Invited                 OMM1 • 1:30 p.m.            Invited            OMN1 • 1:30 p.m.           Tutorial              NMC1 • 1:30 p.m.           Invited              NMD1 • 1:30 p.m. Tutorial
100 Gb/s Photoreceivers for Coherent and           Systems Aspects of Optical Technologies        Optical Network Architectures, Michael           OTN to Enable Flexible Networks, Virginia       Passive Optical Networks: Current and
Direct Detection, Heinz-Gunter Bach, Rein-         for Use in Datacommunications, Ian White,      Dueser; Infrastructure & Software Architecture   Hutcheon; AT&T Labs, USA. Flexible networks     Next-Generation Technologies, Elaine Wong;
hard Kunkel, Giorgis Gebre Mekonnen, Ruiyong       Jonathan Ingham, Richard Penty; Electrical     Lab, Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Germany.     are critical when it comes to maximizing uti-   Melbourne Univ., Melbourne, Australia. This
Zhang, Detlef Schmidt; Photonic Components,        Engineering, Cambridge Univ., UK. This paper   This tutorial presentation provides a review     lization of high capacity wavelengths. OTN      tutorial will provide a comprehensive overview
Fraunhofer Heinrich-Hertz Inst., Germany. Pho-     reviews the development of system techniques   of past, present, and future optical network     switching either separate from or integrated    of currently deployed passive optical networks
toreceivers for coherent and direct detection of   using advanced modulation formats that have    architectures, and highlights their impact on    with DWDM provides the flexibility for in-      (PONs) and emerging next-generation PONs.
100 Gb/s data rates, consisting of 90° optical     arisen in recent years for use in datacommu-   future communications infrastructure in ac-      creasing utilization. Further, OTN switches     Topics such as deployment aspects, standard-
hybrids integrated with balanced detectors         nications. Simulations are provided to allow   cess and core networks, as well as data center   enable traffic re-grooming as the network       ization efforts, and regulatory issues will also
forming coherent QPSK photoreceiver OEICs,         comparison of the emerging schemes.            applications.                                    grows and evolves to maintain high levels of    be briefly covered.
or pin-diodes with travelling-wave amplifiers,                                                                                                     utilization.
are presented.
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                                                                                          OFC/NFOEC 2011                  •   March 6–10, 2011                                                                                                        53
                           Room 403A                                  Room 403B                             Room 404A&B                                  Room 406A&B                                 Room 408A                                 Room 408B

                                                                                                                                          OFC
                  OMF • Fiber                                OMG • OFDM Access                        OMH • Optical                                OMI • Ultra-long                         OMJ • Clock and Carrier                   OMK • Optical Packet
                  Characterization—                          Systems I—Continued                      Amplifiers—Continued                         Haul Transmission—                       Phase Estimation—                         Systems—Continued
                  Continued                                                                                                                        Continued                                Continued

                                                             OMG2 • 1:45 p.m.                                                                      OMI2 • 1:45 p.m.                         OMJ2 • 1:45 p.m.
                                                             2.1-Tb/s×km OFDM Long-Reach                                                           High Capacity (64x 43Gb/s) Unre-         Ultimate Single-Carrier Recovery for
                                                             PON Transmission using a Cost-                                                        peatered Transmission over 440 km,       Coherent Detection, Netta Sigron1,
                                                             Effective Electro-Absorption Modu-                                                    Philippe Bousselet2, Hans Bissessur1,    Netta Sigron1, Igor Zelniker1, Moshe
                                                             lator, Dar-Zu Hsu2,3, Chia-Chien Wei1,                                                Julien Lestrade1, Massimiliano Salsi2,   Nazarathy 1 , Alik Gorshtein 2 , Dan
                                                             Hsing Yu Chen2, Jyehong Chen3, Maria                                                  Laurent Pierre 2, Dominique Mon-         Sadot2; 1EE, Technion, Israel; 2EE, Ber
                                                             Yuang4, Shih-Hsuan Lin4, Wei-Yuan                                                     gardien 1; 1Alcatel-Lucent Submaine      Sheva Univ., Israel. Proposed adaptive
                                                             Li3; 1Dept. of Applied Materials and                                                  Networks, France; 2Alcatel-Lucent Bell   decision-feedback CR method is “ulti-
                                                             Optoelectronic Engineering, National                                                  Labs France, France. We describe a 64    mate” in the sense that it is ML/MMSE
                                                             Chi Nan Univ., Taiwan; 2Information                                                   x 43 Gb/s unrepeatered transmission      optimal (its performance cannot ever
                                                             and Communications Research Labs,                                                     experiment over 440 km of ultra-low      be exceeded) while its complexity vs.
                                                             Industrial Technology Research Inst.,                                                 loss fiber with third-order Raman        the number of taps, L, is lowest O(L)
                                                             Taiwan; 3Dept. of Photonics, National                                                 pumping. We then compare coherent        order possible.
                                                             Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan; 4Dept. of                                                   transmission at 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s
                                                             Computer Science and Information                                                      in unrepeatered conditions
                                                             Engineering, National Chiao Tung
                                                             Univ., Taiwan. We experimentally
                                                             demonstrate a superior performance
                                                             of 2.1-Tb/s×km OFDM-signal trans-
                                                             mission over 100-km long-reach
                                                             PONs, which is achieved by using an
                                                             EAM and direct-detection, and adopt-
                                                             ing the 128-QAM format and adaptive
                                                             subcarrier power weighting.




                  OMF2 • 2:00 p.m.                           OMG3 • 2:00 p.m. Tutorial                OMH2 • 2:00 p.m.           Invited           OMI3 • 2:00 p.m.          Invited        OMJ3 • 2:00 p.m.                          OMK2 • 2:00 p.m.
                  Characterization of Strongly Spun          OFDM in Optical Access Networks,         Evolution of Commercial EDFAs,               100G Transoceanic Length Trans-          Low-Complexity, Blind Phase Re-           Optical Packet and Circuit Simulta-
                  Fibers with Spin Rate Exceeding            Neda Cvijetic 1; 1NEC Laboratories       Maxim Bolshtyansky1; 1JDSU, USA.             mission with High Spectral Efficien-     covery for Coherent Receivers Us-         neous Transmission Technologies for
                  OFDR Spatial Resolution, Luca              America Inc, USA. The principles,        Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifiers                cy Using Bandwidth Constrained           ing QAM Modulation, Xiang Zhou1,          Dynamic Lightpath Setup/Release
                  Palmieri 1, Tommy Geisler2, Andrea         advantages, and key technology re-       (EDFAs) play crucial role in modern          PDM-QPSK, Jin-Xing Cai; TE Subcom,       Yifan Sun 2; 1Optical system, AT&T        and Packet Traffic Change, Hideaki
                  Galtarossa 1; 1Dept. of Information        quirements of Orthogonal Frequency       optical telecommunication networks.          USA. We review our recent 100G,          Labs-Research, Middletown, NJ, USA;       Furukawa1, Naoya Wada1, Yoshinari
                  Engineering, Univ. of Padova, Italy;       Division Multiplexing (OFDM)-based       As the networks evolve, commercial           high spectral efficiency, transmis-      2
                                                                                                                                                                                             Electrical Eng. Dept, UCLA, USA. We      Awaji1, Takaya Miyazawa1, Hatsushi
                  2
                   OFS Fitel Denmark ApS, Denmark. We        passive optical networks (PON) are       EDFAs faces technical challenges that        sion experiments over transoceanic       propose a new hybrid PLL/ML phase         Iiduka 2, Noriyasu Shiga 3, Norihiko
                  describe an OFDR-based procedure to        presented, along with the techno-        have to be solved within constrains of       and regional distances. Transmitter      estimation method for low-complexity,     Sato3, Hiroaki Harai1; 1National Inst.
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                  measure the spin of optical fibers with    economic outlook for such a digital      ever changing industry.                      pre-filtering together with a MAP        blind phase recovery for M-QAM            of Information and Communications
                  spin rates exceeding OFDR resolution.      signal processing (DSP)-based next-                                                   detection algorithm can significantly    modulation. The linewidth tolerance       Technology, Japan; 2NTT Electronics
                  Fibers are twisted to locally unwind the   generation optical access platform.                                                   improve spectral efficiency.             of the proposed method is more than       Co., Japan; 3Trimatiz Limited, Japan.
                  spin and measurements are afterward                                                                                                                                       one order of magnitude better than        For dynamic traffic change on packet/
                  reassembled with optimal fitting.                                                                                                                                         PLL-only method                           lightpath integration, all-bandwidth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      amplifiers and high dynamic-range
                                                             (continued on pg. 56)                                                                                                                                                    packet receivers are developed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      80-Gbit/s colored optical packets and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      8-lightpaths simultaneous 170-km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      field transmission are demonstrated.




        54                                                                                                   OFC/NFOEC 2011                    •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                            Room 502A                                               Room 502B                                           Room 515A                                          Room 515B

                                                                         OFC                                                                                                                                NFOEC
OML • Coherent I—Continued                         OMM • Meeting the                                        OMN • Optical Network                               NMC • Flexible Networks—                            NMD • FTTX New
                                                   Computercom Challenge                                    Architecture—Continued                              Continued                                           Technologies—Continued
                                                   Symposium I: Photonic
                                                   Networks on Chip—Continued




                                                   Ian White is a Pro-Vice-Chancellor and heads             Michael Dueser is a member of technical staff                                                           Dr. Elaine Wong is a Senior Lecturer at the De-
                                                   the Photonic Research Group in the Engineer-             at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Berlin,                                                               partment of Electrical and Electronic Engineer-
                                                   ing Department at the University of Cambridge.           Germany. His research is concerned with the                                                             ing, The University of Melbourne, Australia.
                                                   He heads one of the most active optoelectronic           technical and economic analysis of broadband                                                            She received her Ph.D. at the University on the
                                                   systems research groups in the UK. He has pub-           networks, in particular optical network ar-                                                             topic of optical packet collision avoidance in
                                                   lished in excess of 800 journal and conference           chitectures for access and core networks. He                                                            local area networks. Current research interests
                                                   papers, and 20 patents. His research includes:           also works in the areas of traffic analysis and                                                         include investigating energy-efficient optical
                                                   the first all-optical laser diode flip flop, the first   modelling, network optimization, and network                                                            network technologies for video-rich services.
                                                   negative chirp electroabsorption modulator               strategy. New research activities extend into the                                                       Dr. Wong is currently serving on the Editorial
                                                   and the commercially important offset launch             area of business modelling. He holds a Dipl.-                                                           Board of the OSA Journal of Optical Com-
                                                   technique for enhanced bandwidth multi-mode              Ing. (Electrical & Electronic Engineering, 1998)                                                        munications and Networking.
                                                   fibre transmission–used in the GbE standard.             from the University of Dortmund, Germany,
                                                   He chaired part of the IEEE 10 GbE LRM                   a Ph.D. (Electronic & Electrical Engineering,
                                                   standard taskforce. He is a fellow of the RAE,           2003) from University College London, UK,
                                                   IEE and IEEE, and is a member of the Board of            and an Executive MBA (2009) from ESCP
                                                   Governors of the Photonics Society and Editor-           Europe in Paris, France.
                                                   in-Chief of Electronics Letters.

OML2 • 2:00 p.m.                                   OMM2 • 2:00 p.m.                                                                                             NMC2 • 2:00 p.m.             Invited
Manufacturable Monolithically Integrated           CMOS-Compatible Scalable Photonic Switch                                                                     The Telstra Network and Transport Technol-
InP Dual-Port Coherent Receiver for 100G           Architecture Using 3D-Integrated Deposited                                                                   ogy Evolution, Frank F. Ruhl; Chief Technology
PDM-QPSK Applications, Vincent E. Hout-            Silicon Materials for High-Performance Data                                                                  Office, Telstra, Australia. Telstra has deployed
sma1, Nils Weimann1, Ting-Chen Hu1, Rose           Center Networks, Aleksandr Biberman1, Kyle                                                                   long haul 40 Gbit/s DWDM transmission and
Kopf1, Alaric Tate1, John Frackoviak1, Roberto     Preston2, Gilbert Hendry1, Nicholás Sherwood-                                                                is undertaking 100 Gbit/s transmission trials for
Reyes1, Young-Kai Chen1, Christopher R. Doerr2,    Droz2, Johnnie Chan1, Jacob S. Levy2, Howard                                                                 ultra-long haul links. Technology evolution op-
Liming Zhang2, David Neilson2; 1Alcatel-Lucent,    Wang1, Michal Lipson2, Keren Bergman1; 1Dept.                                                                tions beyond todays NGN Ethernet aggregation
Bell Labs, USA; 2Alcatel-Lucent, Bell Labs, USA.   of Electrical Engineering, Columbia Univ., USA;                                                              and core transport network are considered.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Monday, March 7
We developed a single-chip InP coherent            2
                                                    School of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
receiver for detection of PDM-QPSK signals,        Cornell Univ., USA. We propose a novel fully-
which meets specifications for 100G between        integrated scalable photonic switch architecture
1530 and 1570 nm. Integration includes a           for data center networks, sustaining nonblock-
mode converter for efficient coupling from         ing 256×256 port size with nanosecond-scale
an SMF array.                                      switching times, interconnecting 2,560 server
                                                   racks with 51.2-Tb/s bisection bandwidth.




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                           Room 403A                                   Room 403B                                Room 404A&B                                    Room 406A&B                                    Room 408A                                Room 408B

                                                                                                                                               OFC
                  OMF • Fiber                                 OMG • OFDM Access                          OMH • Optical                                  OMI • Ultra-long                             OMJ • Clock and Carrier                  OMK • Optical Packet
                  Characterization—                           Systems I—Continued                        Amplifiers—Continued                           Haul Transmission—                           Phase Estimation—                        Systems—Continued
                  Continued                                                                                                                             Continued                                    Continued

                  OMF3 • 2:15 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                   OMJ4 • 2:15 p.m.                         OMK3 • 2:15 p.m.
                  2-cm Spatial Resolution over 40 km                                                                                                                                                 A Novel Dispersion and PMD Tol-          First Demonstration of OPS and
                  Realized by Bandwidth-Division                                                                                                                                                     erant Clock Phase Detector for           Burst Detection of 160 Gb/s Packets
                  Phase-Noise-Compensated OFDR,                                                                                                                                                      Coherent Transmission Systems,           Through Three 52 km-spaced Opti-
                  Xinyu Fan, Yusuke Koshikiya, Fumihiko                                                                                                                                              Han Sun, Kuang-Tsan Wu; Infinera         cal Nodes, Nicola Calabretta, Fausto
                  Ito; Access Service Systems Laboratories,                                                                                                                                          Canada, Canada. A novel clock phase      Gomez-Agis, Huug de Waardt, Harmen
                  NTT, Japan. We propose a bandwidth-                                                                                                                                                detector is presented and shown to       Dorren; Eindhoven Univ. of Technology,
                  division phase-noise-compensated                                                                                                                                                   be tolerant to chromatic dispersion      Netherlands. We demonstrate error-
                  optical frequency domain reflectom-                                                                                                                                                and PMD. The phase detector can be       free transmission, dynamic switch-
                  etry technique. Using this approach,                                                                                                                                               used in a clock recovery circuit for     ing and burst detection of 160Gbps
                  we realize a spatial resolution of 2 cm                                                                                                                                            demodulation of 100 Gb/s coherent        packets with guardtime ~1ns through
                  over 40 km in a normal laboratory                                                                                                                                                  transmission system.                     3-nodes that include on-the-fly optical
                  environment.                                Neda Cvijetic received the Ph.D. de-                                                                                                                                            packet switching and instantaneous
                                                              gree in electrical engineering from the                                                                                                                                         locking/unlocking time clock extrac-
                                                              University of Virginia, Charlottesville,                                                                                                                                        tion subsystems
                                                              in 2008. She is currently a Research
                  OMF4 • 2:30 p.m.                            Staff Member in the Broadband and          OMH3 • 2:30 p.m.                               OMI4 • 2:30 p.m.                             OMJ5 • 2:30 p.m.                         OMK4 • 2:30 p.m.
                  Novel Analyzing Model of Bi-Di-             Mobile Networking Department at            Less than 0.19-dB Transient Gain               Coherent 40 Gb/s Transmission                Low Computation Complexity Two-          640Gbit/s Reconfigurable OTDM
                  rectional OTDR Measurement in               NEC Laboratories America, Princeton,       Excursion AGC-EDFA with Digital                with High Spectral Efficiency Over           Stage Feedforward Carrier Recovery       Add-Drop Multiplexer, Antonella
                  a Hole-Assisted Fiber, Zhaoyang             NJ. Her research interests include         Control for 20-Channel Add/Drop                Transpacific Distance, Dmitri Foursa,        Algorithm for M-QAM, Qunbi Zhuge,        Bogoni1,2, Xiaoxia Wu1, Scott R. Nuc-
                  Wang1, Itaru Ishida1, Shoji Tanigawa1,      advanced modulation, detection             Equivalent Operation, Norihiko Sato,           Yi Cai, Jin-Xing Cai, Carl Davidson,         Chen Chen, David V. Plant; Dept. of      cio1, Jian Wang1, Alan Willner1; 1Elec-
                  Shoichiro Matsuo 1, Munehisa Fuji-          and digital signal processing (DSP)        Kazuya Ota, Naoyuki Mishima, Yoichi            Oleg Sinkin, Bill Anderson, Alan Lucero,     Electrical and Computer Engineering,     trical Engineering, Univ. of Southern
                  maki1, Masaharu Ohashi2; 1Optical           for high-speed optical transmis-           Oikawa, Noriyasu Shiga; Electronics            Alexei Pilipetskii, Georg Mohs, Neal         McGill Univ., Canada. We propose a       California, USA; 2Photonic Networks
                  Fiber Technology Dept., Optics and          sion, optical-wireless convergence,        Dept., Trimatiz Limited, Japan. We             Bergano; Tyco Electronics Subsea Com-        two-stage feedforward carrier recovery   National Lab., CNIT, Italy. A 640Gbit/s
                  Electronics Lab., Fujikura Ltd., Japan;     and next-generation optical access         have developed a digitally controlled          munications LLC, USA. We experi-             algorithm for M-QAM formats that         reconfigurable OTDM add/drop
                  2
                    Graduate School of Engineering,           networks.                                  AGC-EDFA with a gain excursion                 mentally study the reach of coherent 40      achieves a 3x reduction in computa-      multiplexer is demonstrated, using a
                  Osaka Prefecture Univ., Japan. A novel                                                 of less than 0.19 dB for a 20-channel          Gb/s PDM RZ QPSK transmission at             tion complexity compared to a single-    single PPLN waveguide in a counter-
                  analyzing model of bi-direction OTDR                                                   add/drop equivalent operation. We              several spectral efficiencies. Transpa-      stage algorithm. When combining          propagating configuration. Error free
                  measurement in a hole-assisted fiber                                                   believe 0.19 dB to be the smallest value       cific transmission distance at 3.2 bits/s/   with a feedback loop, 5.3-10x reduc-     operations confirm the effectiveness of
                  (HAF) is proposed. Using this model,                                                   yet reported.                                  Hz and record SE distance product at         tion can be achieved.                    a single device for simultaneous add/
                  both information on the air-hole struc-                                                                                               2.4 bits/s/Hz are demonstrated                                                        drop operations
                  ture and air-hole surface roughness in
                  a HAF can be detected.
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        56                                                                                                       OFC/NFOEC 2011                     •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                            Room 502A                                         Room 502B                                           Room 515A                                           Room 515B

                                                                        OFC                                                                                                                            NFOEC
OML • Coherent I—Continued                           OMM • Meeting the                                 OMN • Optical Network                              NMC • Flexible Networks—                             NMD • FTTX New
                                                     Computercom Challenge                             Architecture—Continued                             Continued                                            Technologies—Continued
                                                     Symposium I: Photonic
                                                     Networks on Chip—Continued
OML3 • 2:15 p.m.                                     OMM3 • 2:15 p.m.
Characterization of Semiconductor-Laser              Towards Optical Networks on Chip with 200
Phase Noise with Digital Coherent Receiv-            mm Hybrid Technology, Jean-Marc Fedeli1,
ers, Kazuro Kikuchi, Koji Igarashi; Dept. of         Dries van Thourhout2; 1DOPT, CEA-LETI,
Electrical Engineering and Information Systems,      France; 2Ghent Univ., Belgium. Integrated com-
Univ. of Tokyo, Japan. We develop a method           ponents for optical networks-on-chip, includ-
of characterizing semiconductor-laser phase          ing InP µlasers, photodetectors, and wavelength
noise using a digital coherent receiver. The field   selective circuits, are demonstrated using a
spectrum, FM-noise spectrum, and phase-error         CMOS compatible III-V/silicon-on-insulator
variance can completely describe phase-noise         integration technology at 200mm wafer scale.
characteristics.




OML4 • 2:30 p.m.                                     OMM4 • 2:30 p.m.                                  OMN2 • 2:30 p.m.                                   NMC3 • 2:30 p.m.                                     NMD2 • 2:30 p.m.
Impact of alfa-factor on SOA Dynamic                 Wide Bandwidth, Low Loss 1 by 4 Wavelength        Demonstration of Wavelength Agile Metro            Hybrid Optical WDM Networks Utilizing                Stripping-free Physical Contact Optical
Range for 20 GBd BPSK, QPSK and 16-                  Division Multiplexer on Silicon for Optical       Node using Reflective Colorless Components,        Optical Waveband and Electrical Wavelength           Connector, Yoshiteru Abe, Hidenobu Hirota,
QAM Signals, Rene Bonk, Gregor Huber 1,              Interconnects, Dawn Tse Hui Tan1, Kazuhiro        Aisling M. Clarke1, Anna Borghesani2, David W.     Cross-connects, Hai-Chau Le, Hiroshi Hase-           Shinsuke Matsui, Junya Kobayashi; NTT Corpo-
Thomas Vallaitis1, Rene Schmogrow1, David            Ikeda1, Steve Zamek1, Amit Mizrahi1, Maziar       Smith2, Peter Ossieur1, Paul Townsend1, Rich       gawa, Ken-ichi Sato; Dept. of Electrical Engineer-   ration, Japan. We propose a new stripping-free
Hillerkuss1, Christian Koos1, Wolfgang Freude,       Nezhad 1, Ashok Krishnamoorthy 2, Kannan          Jensen3, Nick Parsons4; 1Tyndall National Inst.    ing and Computer Science, Nagoya Univ., Japan.       optical connector that enables us to realize
Juerg Leuthold; Inst. of Photonics and Quan-         Raj2, John Cunningham2, Xuezhe Zheng2, Ivan       & Dept. of Physics, Univ. College Cork, Ireland;   We propose an optical waveband and electrical        physical contact (PC) connection and facilitate
tum Electronics, Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology,      Shubin2, Ying Luo2, Yeshaiahu Fainman1; 1Univ.    2
                                                                                                        CIP Technologies, UK; 3Polatis Inc., USA; 4Po-    OTN hybrid-HOXC node configuration, and              assembly, and demonstrate PC connection with
Germany. Impact of SOA α-factor on dynamic           of California San Diego, USA; 2Oracle, USA.       latis Ltd., UK. A fully reconfigurable add/drop    a suitable network design algorithm. The             a low average connection loss of 0.16 dB.
range limitation decreases for higher-order          We demonstrate an add/drop filter based           node for use in metro DWDM networks based          proposed hybrid-HOXC network is verified
modulation formats leading to undistinguish-         on coupled vertical gratings on silicon. The      on a novel switched reflective architecture is     as being very cost effective over a wide range
able performances of bulk and QD SOAs.               concept is extended to implement a 1 by 4         demonstrated. The scheme saves power and           of parameter values.
Results are supported by experiments at 20           wavelength division multiplexer with 3nm          avoids the need for expensive tunable lasers
GBd BPSK, QPSK and 16-QAM.                           bandwidth, 1dB insertion loss and 16dB cross-     on equipment cards.
                                                     talk suppression.




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                           Room 403A                                  Room 403B                                Room 404A&B                                    Room 406A&B                                  Room 408A                                   Room 408B

                                                                                                                                              OFC
                  OMF • Fiber                                OMG • OFDM Access                          OMH • Optical                                  OMI • Ultra-long                           OMJ • Clock and Carrier                     OMK • Optical Packet
                  Characterization—                          Systems I—Continued                        Amplifiers—Continued                           Haul Transmission—                         Phase Estimation—                           Systems—Continued
                  Continued                                                                                                                            Continued                                  Continued


                  OMF5 • 2:45 p.m.                                                                      OMH4 • 2:45 p.m.                               OMI5 • 2:45 p.m.                           OMJ6 • 2:45 p.m.                            OMK5 • 2:45 p.m.
                  Static Fatigue Characterization With                                                  Dynamic Model of Spectral Hole                 Performance Comparison between             Low-Complexity Two-Stage Carrier            Experimental Demonstration of
                  Uniform and Ultra-Small Bending,                                                      Burning for EDFAs with 980-nm-                 120 Gbit/s RZ-DQP-ASK and RZ-              Phase Estimation for 16-QAM Sys-            an All-Optical Packet Forwarding
                  Yusuke Yamada, Kazuhide Nakajima,                                                     Pumping, Michael Holtmannspoet-                D8PSK over a 480 km Link, Ekawit           tems using QPSK Partitioning and            Gate Based on a Single SOA-MZI at
                  Toshio Kurashima, Shigeru Tomita;                                                     ter1,2, Bernhard Schmauss1; 1Chair for         Tipsuwannakul1, Magnus Karlsson1,          Maximum Likelihood Detection,               40 Gb/s, Houssem Brahmi1,2, Marios
                  NTT Access Network Service Systems                                                    Microwave Engineering, Univ. of Er-            Erik Agrell2, Peter Andrekson1; 1Mi-       Yuliang Gao1,3, Alan Pak Tao Lau1,          Bougioukos3, Mourad Menif2, Alexan-
                  Labs., NTT Corp., Ibaraki, Japan. Static                                              langen, Erlangen, Germany; 2Erlangen           crotechnology and Nanoscience (MC2),       Chao Lu2, Jian Wu3, Yan Li3, Xu Kun3,       dros Maziotis3, Christos Stamatiadis3,
                  fatigue characteristics with uniform                                                  Graduate School for Advanced Optical           Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Sweden;      Wei Li3, Tong J. Lin3; 1Dept. of Electri-   Christos Kouloumentas3, Dimitrios
                  and ultra-small bending are investi-                                                  Technologies, Germany. Spectral hole           2
                                                                                                                                                        Signal and system (S2), Chalmers Univ.    cal Engineering, Photonics Research         Apostolopoulos3, Hercules Avramopou-
                  gated using a proposed slotted bending                                                burning (SHB) in the gain spectrum             of Technology, Sweden. This paper          Ctr., The Hong Kong Polytechnic             los3, Didier Erasme1; 1Institut TELE-
                  fixture. The humidity dependence of                                                   of EDFAs influences the dynamic                experimentally presents the first direct   Univ., China; 2Dept. of Electronic and      COM/TELECOM ParisTech-ENST,
                  the time to failure characteristics in                                                response of EDFAs and their electronic         comparison between two 120-Gbit/s          Information Engineering, Photonics Re-      France; 2High school of communication
                  HAF is confirmed experimentally for                                                   control. A 3-level-model incorporating         8-ary formats and show that both can       search Ctr., The Hong Kong Polytechnic      of Tunis (Sup’Com), Tunisia; 3National
                  the first time.                                                                       SHB has been derived and numerically           be superior over different distances.      Univ., China; 3Key Lab. of Information      Technical Univ. of Athens, Greece. We
                                                                                                        investigated. Conclusions for EDFA-            The performances of two formats are        Photonics and Optical communications,       present a new forwarding-gate scheme
                                                                                                        control are drawn.                             also evaluated over three different        Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommuni-     using a single SOA-MZI. We show
                                                                                                                                                       dispersion-maps.                           cations, China. A feedforward carrier       a bi-stable behavior with a 13.6 dB
                                                                                                                                                                                                  phase estimation algorithm using a          extinction-ratio and rise and fall times
                                                                                                                                                                                                  modified QPSK partition approach            below 30ps. Error-free operation is
                                                                                                                                                                                                  followed by maximum-likelihood              achieved at 40 Gb/s.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  (ML) detection is proposed. Results
                                                                                                                                                                                                  demonstrate complexity reduction by
                                                                                                                                                                                                  more than a factor of 2 compared with
                                                                                                                                                                                                  other techniques.

                  OMF6 • 3:00 p.m.                           OMG4 • 3:00 p.m.                           OMH5 • 3:00 p.m.                               OMI6 • 3:00 p.m.                           OMJ7 • 3:00 p.m.                            OMK6 • 3:00 p.m.            Invited
                  Bandwidth Measurement of Multi-            64/32/16QAM-OFDM using Direct-             Evaluation of Potential Optical Am-            Transmission of 112 Gb/s PM-QPSK           Cycle Slip Mitigation in POLMUX-            Ultra-Low Power Optical Switch-
                  mode Fibers through System Level           Detection for 40G-OFDMA-PON                plifier Concepts for Coherent Mode             Signals over 7200 km of Optical Fiber      QPSK Modulation, Hongbin Zhang, Yi          es, Katsuyuki Utaka; Waseda Univ.,
                  Bit Error Rate Testing, Xin Chen,          Downstream, Dayou Qian1, Shu-Hao           Multiplexing, Peter Krummrich 1 ,              with Very Large Effective Area and         Cai, Dmitri Foursa, Alexei Pilipetskii;     Shinjuku-ku, Japan. This paper dem-
                  Jason E. Hurley, Ming-Jun Li; Corning      Fan1, Neda Cvijetic1, Junqiang Hu1, Ting   Klaus Petermann 2; 1Lehrstuhl fuer             Ultra-Low Loss in 100 km Spans             R&D, Tyco Electronics Subsea Com-           onstrates low-power operation of In-
                  Incorporated, USA. A new bandwidth         Wang1; 1NEC Laboratories America,          Hochfrequenztechnik, Technische Uni-           with EDFAs Only, John Downie1,             munications, USA. We demonstrate a          AlGaAs and polymer Mach-Zehnder-
                  measurement method for multimode           Inc., USA. A 43.6Gb/s downstream           versitaet Dortmund, Germany; 2Fach-            Jason E. Hurley 1, John Cartledge 1,2,     pilot-assisted joint polarization carrier   type optical switches for high-speed
                  fibers is developed through measur-        OFDMA-PON is demonstrated using            gebiet Hochfrequenztechnik, Technische         Scott R. Bickham1, Snigdharaj Mishra1;     phase estimate that detects cycle slip      and low-cost applications, respectively,
                  ing bit error rate and power penalty       optical single-side band 64/32/16QAM       Universitaet Berlin, Germany. Fiber            1
                                                                                                                                                        Corning Incorporated, USA; 2Queen’s       and avoid error propagation. Coherent       with power consumptions of 4-6mW
                  associated with the testing system.        OFDM signals and direct-detection          capacity increase by coherent mode             Univ., Canada. We experimentally           detection without differential coding is    as well as low crosstalk and polariza-
                  Experimental calibration procedure         receiver through 20km SSMF. Only           multiplexing requires optical amplifi-         investigate transmission of 16×112         feasible when the cycle slip probability    tion independence.
                  and actual fiber measurement results       one receiver is required at the ONU,       cation for cost and energy efficiency.         Gb/s PM-QPSK signals over an optical       is less than 10-3
                  are presented.                             thereby significantly reducing system      Er doped and Raman fiber amplifier             fiber with effective area of 134 μm2
                                                             complexity/cost.                           concepts are evaluated concerning              and attenuation of 0.162 dB/km. We
                                                                                                        their suitability for this function with       demonstrate transmission over 7200
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                                                                                                        promising perspectives.                        km with 100 km span lengths.




        58                                                                                                      OFC/NFOEC 2011                     •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                          Room 502A                                           Room 502B                                            Room 515A                                           Room 515B

                                                                       OFC                                                                                                                             NFOEC
OML • Coherent I—Continued                         OMM • Meeting the                                  OMN • Optical Network                                NMC • Flexible Networks—                            NMD • FTTX New
                                                   Computercom Challenge                              Architecture—Continued                               Continued                                           Technologies—Continued
                                                   Symposium I: Photonic
                                                   Networks on Chip—Continued
OML5 • 2:45 p.m.                                   OMM5 • 2:45 p.m.                                   OMN3 • 2:45 p.m.                                     NMC4 • 2:45 p.m.                                    NMD3 • 2:45 p.m.
Fully-Integrated Polarization-Diversity Co-        50 fJ-per-bit, High Speed, Directly Modu-          Efficient Shared Subconnection Protection            Benefits of Integrated Packet/Circuit/Wave-         PON Test Systems - From theory to field
herent Receiver Module for 100G DP-QPSK,           lated Light Sources for On-chip Optical            in Mixed-Line-Rate Optical WDM Networks,             length Switches in Next-Generation Optical          deployments, Jean Ponchon, Andre Champav-
Andreas Beling1, Norbert Ebel1, Andreas Matiss1,   Data Communications, Oded Raz1, Harm               Menglin Liu1, Massimo Tornatore2,1, Biswanath        Core Networks, Achim Autenrieth1, Jörg-Peter        ere; JDSU, France. This paper presents the first
Günter Unterbörsch1, Markus Nölle2, Johannes       J. Dorren1, Rajesh Kumar2, Geert Morthier2,        Mukherjee1; 1Dept. of Computer Science, Univ.        Elbers1, Hans-Jürgen Schmittke2, Mauro Mac-         feedback from field experiments of remote
K. Fischer 2, Jonas Hilt 2, Lutz Molle 2, Colja    Philipe Regreny3, Pedro Rojo-Romeo3; 1Electro      of California, Davis, USA; 2Dept. of Electronics     chi2, Gal Rosenzweig2; 1ADVA AG Optical Net-        fiber testing systems using U band, new High
Schubert2, Frederic Verluise3, Ludovic Fulop3;     Optical Communications, Eindhoven Univ. of         and Information, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.       working, Germany; 2Juniper Networks, USA. We        Resolution OTDR and Out-of-band reflective
1
 u2t Photonics AG, Germany; 2Fraunhofer Inst.      technology, Netherlands; 2intec, Gent Univ.,       Employing Mixed Line Rates (MLR) in optical          investigate the use of integrated packet/circuit/   markers installed on the ONT side.
for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Inst.,      Belgium; 3Institut des Nanotechnologies de Lyon,   WDM networks enables new paradigms for               wavelength switches in next-generation optical
Germany; 3Kylia, France. A coherent receiver       France. By employing optical injection-locking     protection. We propose to design transpar-           core networks and compare different node
with a micro-optic PBS and monolithic InP-         the direct modulation bandwidth of a 10μm          ent MLR networks with shared subconnec-              architectures for a 46 node, 25,840 route-km
based 90deg hybrids/photodiodes is character-      diameter disc laser is increased to 15GHz. In      tion protection and achieve significant cost         US network.
ized at 112Gbit/s DP-QPSK. A penalty of 1.3dB      addition, modulation at 20Gb/s is demon-           reduction.
in OSNR sensitivity at BER 10-3 compared to        strated with only 1mW DC bias & 190mV data
theory was obtained at C-band wavelengths          signals (50fJ/bit)




OML6 • 3:00 p.m.                                   OMM6 • 3:00 p.m.           Invited                 OMN4 • 3:00 p.m.                                     NMC5 • 3:00 p.m.                                    NMD4 • 3:00 p.m.             Invited
Optical ASK-DPSK and QAM Signal Genera-            CMOS Integrated Nanophotonics: Enabling            Virtualizing ADRENALINE Testbed for                  Optimized Multi-Layer Optical Network               New Enabling Technologies for Passive Opti-
tion Using FWM in High Nonlinearity Fiber          Technology for Exascale Computing Systems,         Deploying Dynamic GMPLS-Controlled                   using In-service ODU / Wavelength Path              cal Networks with sustainable growth, Naoto
(HNLF) , Ying Gao1, Lei Xu2, Shiming Gao1,         Solomon Assefa1, William M. Green1, Alexander      WSON as a Service, Raul Munoz, Ramon Ca-             Re-grooming, Mitsunori Fukutoku1, Takuya            Yoshimoto; NTT Access Network Service System
Sailing He1; 1Optical Engineering, Zhejiang        Rylyakov1, Clint Schow1, Folkert Horst2, Yurii     sellas, Ricardo Martínez, Ricard Vilalta, Javier     Ohara1, Akihiro Kadohata1, Akira Hirano1,           Lab, Japan. This paper describes promising
Univ., China; 2NEC Labs America, USA. As           Vlasov1; 1IBM T.J. Watson Research Ctr., USA;      Vílchez, Javier Vázquez; Optical Networking,         Takeshi Kawai1, Tetsuro Komukai1, Masahiro          technologies for access networks from an op-
a modulation-format transparent nonlinear          2
                                                     IBM Zurich GMBH, Switzerland. CMOS               CTTC, Spain. We present and evaluate the             Suzuki1, Shigeki Aisawa1, Tetsuo Takahashi2,        erator’s viewpoint, especially as regards optical
process, FWM is capable of generating complex      Integrated Nanophotonics allows ultra-dense        network virtualization architecture of the           Masahito Tomizawa1, Osamu Ishida1, Shinji           cables and transmission through passive optical
optical signal constellations. In experiments      monolithic single-chip integration of optical      ADRENALINE testbed, based on virtualizing            Matsuoka1; 1NTT Network Innovation Labora-          networks, with a view to the sustainable growth
and simulations, optical ASK-DPSK and              and electrical functions. This technology can      the GMPLS control plane to deploy multiple           tories, NTT Corporation, Japan; 2NTT Photonics      of the telecommunication industry.
8-QAM signals are generated with one-step or       enable future Exaflops supercomputers by           virtual networks with full control of the internal   Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan. We
two cascaded FWM processes, respectively.          connecting racks, modules, and chips together      routing policies or addressing schemes.              propose a multi-layer network with in-service
                                                   with ultra-low power massively parallel optical                                                         traffic re-grooming. The combination of color-
                                                   interconnects.                                                                                          less multi-degree ROADM and ODU cross-
                                                                                                                                                           connect with ODU reallocation functionality




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday, March 7
                                                   (continued on pg. 61)                                                                                   can offer significant cost reduction with no
                                                                                                                                                           impact on services.




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                                                                                                                                          OFC
                  OMF • Fiber                               OMG • OFDM Access                          OMH • Optical
                  Characterization—                         Systems I—Continued                        Amplifiers—Continued
                  Continued


                  OMF7 • 3:15 p.m.
                  Optical Fiber as a Conical Microre-
                  sonator, Misha Sumetsky; OFS Labs,
                                                            OMG5 • 3:15 p.m.
                                                            First Experimental Demonstra-
                                                            tion of Low-Cost VCSEL-Intensity
                                                                                                       OMH6 • 3:15 p.m.
                                                                                                       High power monolithic all-fiber
                                                                                                       counter-propagating pumped single-
                                                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                 Thank you for
                  USA. High Q-factor localized conical      Modulated End-to-End Real-Time             frequency amplifier, Thomas Theeg1,
                  modes are discovered theoretically        Optical OFDM Signal Transmission           Maik Frede 1, Hakan Sayinc 1,2, Jörg                                  attending OFC/NFOEC.
                  and demonstrated experimentally in        at 11.25Gb/s over 25km SSMFs,              Neumann1,2, Dietmar Kracht1,2; 1Laser
                  an optical fiber. The theory of these     Emilio Hugues-Salas, Roger Giddings,       Zentrum Hannover e.V., Germany;                                           Look for your
                  modes provides a means for exception-     Yanhua Hong, Xianqing Jin, Jinlong         2
                                                                                                         Centre for Quantum Engineering
                  ally accurate local characterization of   Wei, Xing Zheng, Jianming Tang; School     and Space-Time Research (QUEST),                                      post-conference survey
                  the optical fiber nonuniformity.          of Electronic Engineering, Bangor          Germany. We present a monolithic all-
                                                            Univ., UK. Low-cost, narrow modula-        fiber, counter-propagating pumped,                                     via email and let us
                                                            tion bandwidth, un-cooled VCSELs           single-frequency amplifier with an
                                                            can be utilized to directly modulate       output power of 47 W.                                                  know your thoughts
                                                            64-QAM-encoded 11.25Gb/s signals
                                                            for end-to-end real-time optical
                                                            OFDM transmission over 25km SSMF
                                                                                                                                                                                on the program.
                                                            IMDD systems with excellent perfor-
                                                            mance robustness.
Monday, March 7




                                                                                                     3:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.           Coffee Break, Exhibit Halls G, H, and K




        60                                                                                                    OFC/NFOEC 2011                   •   March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                           Room 502A                                Room 502B                           Room 515A           Room 515B

                                                                        OFC                                                                               NFOEC
OML • Coherent I—Continued                          OMM • Meeting the
                                                    Computercom Challenge
                                                    Symposium I: Photonic
                                                    Networks on Chip—Continued
OML7 • 3:15 p.m.
10 Channel, 100Gbit/s per Channel, Dual
Polarization, Coherent QPSK, Monolithic
InP Receiver Photonic Integrated Circuit,
Radhakrishnan Nagarajan1, Damien Lambert1,
Masaki Kato1, Vikrant Lal1, Gilad Goldfarb1, Jeff
Rahn1, Matthias Kuntz1, Jacco Pleumeekers1,
Andrew Dentai1, Huan-Shang Tsai1, Roman
Malendevich 1, Mark Missey 1, Kuang-Tsan
Wu3, Han Sun3, John McNicol3, Jie Tang2, Jiam-
ing Zhang2, Tim Butrie2, Alan Nilsson1, Mike
Reffle2, Fred Kish1, Dave Welch1; 1Infinera, USA;
2
 Infinera, USA; 3Infinera, Canada. A 10 channel,
dual polarization, monolithically integrated,       Dr. Yurii Vlasov is a Manager of Silicon Inte-
coherent QPSK receiver on InP operating at          grated Nanophotonics Department at the IBM
100Gbit/s per channel is demonstrated.              TJ Watson Research Center. Prior to joining
                                                    IBM in 2001, Dr.Vlasov has developed semi-
                                                    conductor nanophotonics at the NEC Research
                                                    Institute in Princeton, and at the Strasbourg
                                                    IPCMS Institute, France. He also was, for over
                                                    a decade, a Research Scientist with the Ioffe
                                                    Institute of Physics and Technology in St. Pe-
                                                    tersburg, Russia working on semiconductor op-
                                                    tics. He received his MS from the University of
                                                    St.Petersburg (1988) and the PhD from the Ioffe
                                                    Institute (1994), both in physics. Dr.Vlasov has
                                                    co-authored over 100 papers, filed a few dozens
                                                    of US patents, and delivered over 100 invited
                                                    and plenary talks in the area of nanophotonic
                                                    structures. He served on numerous organizing
                                                    committees of conferences on nanophotonics
                                                    under OSA, IEEE, LEOS, APS, MRS, etc. Dr.
                                                    Vlasov is a Fellow of the OSA and the APS,
                                                    and was named a scientist of the year by the
                                                    Scientific American journal.




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                                                                                                                                           OFC
                  4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                    4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                         4:00 p.m.–5:45 p.m.                            4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                         4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                         4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
                  OMO • Quantum Effects,                 OMP • WDM PON                               OMQ • Fiber Lasers                             OMR • Spectral Shaping                      OMS • OFDM I                                OMT • Optical Signal
                  Light Scattering and MPI               Junichi Nakagawa; Mitsubishi                Morten Ibsen; Univ. of                         for High Spectral                           William Shieh; Univ. of                     Regeneration
                  David Richardson;                      Electric Co., Japan, Presider               Southampton, UK, Presider                      Efficiencies                                Melbourne, Australia,                       Chester Shu, The Chinese
                  Optoelectronics Research                                                                                                          Akihide Sano; NTT, Japan,                   Presider                                    Univ. of Hong Kong, China,
                  Centre, UK, Presider                                                                                                              Presider                                                                                Presider


                  OMO1 • 4:00 p.m. Invited               OMP1 • 4:00 p.m.                            OMQ1 • 4:00 p.m.             Invited           OMR1 • 4:00 p.m.             Invited        OMS1 • 4:00 p.m.              Invited       OMT1 • 4:00 p.m.             Tutorial
                  Quantum Effects in Optical Fibres,     Maximum Reach of Long-Reach                 Random Distributed Feedback Fiber              Linear and Nonlinear Impairment             Recent Progress on Real-Time DSP            Achievements and Future Prospects
                  Gerd Leuchs, Christoph Marquardt;      RSOA-Based WDM PON Employing                Laser, Sergei Turitsyn; Aston Univ., UK.       Mitigation for Enhanced Transmis-           for Direct Detection Optical OFDM           of Wavelength Conversion and All-
                  Max-Planck-Inst. for the Science of    Remote EDFA, Ui Hyun Hong, Keun             I will overview our recent results on          sion Performance, Oriol Bertran-Par-        Transceivers, Robert Killey1, Yannis        Optical Regeneration, Ernesto Cia-
                  Light, Germany. The quantization of    Yeong Cho, Yuichi Takushima, Yun            ultra-long lasers and will discuss the         do, Jeremie Renaudier, Massimiliano         Benlachtar1, Rachid Bouziane1, Peter        ramella; Scuola Superiore Sant Anna
                  the light field is important for un-   Chur Chung; Electrical Engineering,         concept of a fiber laser with an open          Salsi, Patrice Tran, Haik Mardoyan,         A. Milder2, Robert J. Koutsoyannis2,        di Pisa, Italy. We critically review the
                  derstanding some aspects of optical    KAIST, Republic of Korea. We investi-       cavity that operates using random              Gabriel Charlet, Sébastien Bigo; Alcatel-   Christian R. Berger2, James C. Hoe2,        main techniques and the most signifi-
                  fiber systems: the quantum limit of    gate the effects of the gain and position   distributed feedback provided by               Lucent Bell Labs, France. We review the     Philip Watts3, Madeleine Glick4; 1Dept.     cant result in the area of wavelength
                  amplifiers, the dynamics of solitons   of the remote EDFA in a long-reach          Rayleigh scattering amplified through          unique resistance of coherent systems       of Electronic and Electrical Engineering,   conversion and optical regeneration.
                  below shot noise and the appearance    RSOA-based WDM PON. Using this              the Raman effect                               to linear effects and the challenges        Univ. College London, UK; 2Dept. of         We highlight the key issues that have
                  of non-classical light.                result, we also estimate the maximum                                                       to digitally mitigate nonlinearities.       Electrical and Computer Engineer-           to be addressed in order to make these
                                                         transmission reach limited by Rayleigh                                                     We also show how linear effects can         ing, Carnegie Mellon Univ., USA;            technologies practical.
                                                         backscattering.                                                                            sometimes turn out to be beneficial by      3
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Computer Lab., Univ. of Cambridge,
                                                                                                                                                    reducing nonlinear impairments.             UK; 4Intel Labs Pittsburgh, Intel, USA.
                                                                                                                                                                                                We describe recent developments on
                                                                                                                                                                                                real-time digital signal processing for
                                                         OMP2 • 4:15 p.m.                                                                                                                       direct detection optical OFDM trans-
                                                         Demonstration of 25.78-Gb/s, 20-km                                                                                                     ceivers, including the optimization of
                                                         Reach WDM PON Using Directly-                                                                                                          high throughput FFT algorithms and
                                                         Modulated Bandwidth-Limited                                                                                                            receiver synchronization.
                                                         RSOA, Keun Yeong Cho 1, Jun Ho
                                                         Chang 1, Byung Seok Choi 1,2, Yuichi
                                                         Takushima1, Yun Chur Chung1; 1Elec-
                                                         trical Engineering, KAIST, Republic of
                                                         Korea; 2Photonics/wireless components,
                                                         ETRI, Republic of Korea. We dem-                                                                                                                                                   Ernesto Ciaramella has been Associ-
                                                         onstrate the 25.78-Gb/s operation of                                                                                                                                               ate Professor at Scuola Superiore Sant
                                                         directly-modulated RSOA. The results                                                                                                                                               Anna in Pisa since 2002. He achieved
                                                         show that it is possible to transmit the                                                                                                                                           his laurea degree cum laude at La
                                                         25.78-Gb/s signal over 20 km in the                                                                                                                                                Sapienza University, Rome, in 1991.
                                                         wavelength range of ~20 nm with the                                                                                                                                                Since then, he has been with Alcatel,
                                                         dispersion compensation module.                                                                                                                                                    Telecom Italia Lab, Fondazione Ugo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Bordoni and CNIT. His research
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            activity has covered various issues in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            optical communications (components,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            systems, networks). Presently, he is
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            leading a research group working on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            optical transmission systems and opti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cal processing. His main research in-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            terests are WDM systems for transport
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            networks and for WDM PON access,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            all-optical processing, nonlinear opti-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cal effects. He has authored more than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            100 papers and holds 14 patents.




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           Room 409A&B                                         Room 502A                                         Room 502B                                         Room 515A                                           Room 515B

                                                                     OFC                                                                                                                         NFOEC
4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                               4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                               4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                              4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.                                 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
OMU • Coherent II                                 OMV • Meeting the                                 OMW • Optical Network                            PANEL: NME • Network                                PANEL: NMF • Drivers and
Andreas Beling; Univ. of Virginia,                Computercom Challenge                             Demos                                            Requirements of Warehouse-                          Applications for High-Speed
USA, Presider                                     Symposium II: Emerging                            Ioannis Tomkos; Athens Information               Scale Computing for Cloud                           PON Systems
                                                  Interconnect Technologies                         Technology Ctr., Greece, Presider                Applications
                                                  Petar Pepeljugoski; IBM, USA,
                                                  Presider
OMU1 • 4:00 p.m.                                  OMV1 • 4:00 p.m.            Invited               OMW1 • 4:00 p.m.           Invited               NME • 4:00 p.m.                                     NMF • 4:00 p.m.
Demonstration of 50 Gbit/s 16QAM Signal           The Limits of Switch Bandwidth, Scott Kipp;       Cloud Computing over Telecom Network,            Network Requirements of Warehouse-Scale             Drivers and Applications for High-Speed
Generation by Novel 16QAM Generation              Brocade, USA. Lane speeds need to be increased    Dominique G. Verchere; Carrier Networking,       Computing for Cloud Applications. Paulie            PON Systems. Christoph Pfistner; NeoPhoton-
Method using a Dual-Drive InP Mach-               to increase switch throughput. To increase the    Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France. Telecom        Germano; Google, USA. The ever-increasing           ics, USA. Both GPON and GEPON have be-
Zehnder Modulator, Eiichi Yamada, Yasuo           throughput of 100 Gigabit/second (Gbps) Eth-      operators should configure networks with         ubiquity and speed of Internet access has en-       come mainstream access network architectures
Shibata, Kei Watanabe, Takako Yasui1, Akira       ernet switches, the industry must adopt 4x25      end-to-end bandwidth and latency guarantees      abled applications to move from the desktop         providing connectivity at data rates of up to 2.5
Ohki, Hiroyasu Mawatari, Shigeru Kanazawa,        Gbps electrical lanes over 10x10Gbps lanes.       for Cloud infrastructure as services. IT and     to a Web-based service delivery model. This         Gbps. In the meantime IEEE and ITU/FSAN
Ryuzo Iga, Hiroyuki Ishii; NTT Photonics                                                            connectivity services require to be associated   distributed model is commonly referred to as        are defining the standards for next-generation
Labs., NTT Corporation, Japan. We propose                                                           in workflows handled at edge routers of wave-    cloud computing.The underlying infrastruc-          access networks supporting bandwidth of 10G,
a novel 16QAM signal generation method                                                              length switched Optical Networks.                ture consists of data centers housing massive       and discussions have started on how to push
using a single Mach-Zehnder modulator. We                                                                                                            amounts of compute and storage resources.           access network speeds even further. This panel
successfully demonstrate 50 Gbit/s 16QAM                                                                                                             These resources are not simply a collection of      will focus on the drivers and applications of
signal generation with a dual-drive npin InP                                                                                                         servers but a carefully controlled and scheduled    high speed PON systems. How do residential
Mach-Zehnder modulator using amplitude                                                                                                               distributed machine. The network plays an           video services compare with high bandwidth
control by electro-absorption.                                                                                                                       critical role in maximizing the efficiency of the   applications for businesses, and what role
                                                                                                                                                     most expensive component of these systems,          will high speed PON systems play in next-
OMU2 • 4:15 p.m.                                                                                                                                     the servers themselves, by reducing constraints     generation mobile backhaul? Join us in this
28-Gbaud InP Square or Hexagonal 16-QAM                                                                                                              on workload placement.The panel will consist        exciting session where executives from service
Modulator, Christopher R. Doerr, Liming                                                                                                              of experts in the cloud computing space and         and system providers will present their views on
Zhang, Peter Winzer, Alan H. Gnauck; Bell Labs,                                                                                                      will cover the unique network requirements,         the key drivers of the high-speed PON market.
Alcatel-Lucent, USA. We demonstrate a mono-       Scott Kipp represents Brocade in multiple                                                          design challenges, and desired future hardware      The individual presentations will be followed by
lithic InP modulator that produces 28-Gbaud       standards organizations and has written sev-                                                       and software features of these systems and their    a panel discussion and open Q&A session.
(112 Gb/s) square or hexagonal 16-QAM using       eral books on storage networking and fiber                                                         components.
four integrated amplitude/phase modulators.       optics. Scott contributes to multiple standards
We achieve bit-error rates of 2.7×10-3 and        organizations including ANSI T11, IEEE 802.3,
3.8×10-3, respectively.                           OIF, IEEE 1619, SNIA, OASIS, IETF and Multi
                                                  Sourcing Agreements. He specializes in high-
                                                  speed fiber optic technology. Kipp has written
                                                  three books for the Fibre Channel Industry As-
                                                  sociation (FCIA), another entitled Broadband
                                                  Entertainment and co-authored the Handbook
                                                  on Fiber Optic Data Communications. He has
                                                  a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Electrical
                                                  Engineering from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo,
                                                  California.




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                                                                                            OFC/NFOEC 2011              •     March 6–10, 2011                                                                                                               63
                           Room 403A                                   Room 403B                                 Room 404A&B                                     Room 406A&B                                  Room 408A                               Room 408B

                                                                                                                                                 OFC
                  OMO • Quantum Effects,                      OMP • WDM PON—                              OMQ • Fiber Lasers—                             OMR • Spectral Shaping                     OMS • OFDM I—                               OMT • Optical Signal
                  Light Scattering and                        Continued                                   Continued                                       for High Spectral                          Continued                                   Regeneration—
                  MPI—Continued                                                                                                                           Efficiencies—Continued                                                                 Continued



                  OMO2 • 4:30 p.m.                            OMP3 • 4:30 p.m.                            OMQ2 • 4:30 p.m.                                OMR2 • 4:30 p.m.                           OMS2 • 4:30 p.m.
                  Engineering Fiber-Nonlinearity              Reduction of Back-Reflection in-            Characterization of Short PM Ra-                Transmission of 96×100Gb/s with            Realization of a 23.9 Gb/s Real
                  Based Entangled Photon Sources for          duced Power Penalty by Means                man Fiber Lasers with a Small                   23% Super-FEC Overhead over                Time Optical-OFDM Transmit-
                  Quantum Key Distribution Applica-           of Coherent Seeding Source with             Spectral Bandwidth, Rainer En-                  11,680km, using Optical Spectral           ter with a 1024 Point IFFT, Beril
                  tions, Gregory Kanter1, Shawn Wang1,        Optical Feedback in a Loop-Back             gelbrecht1,2, Alexander Siekiera1,2, Ralf       Engineering, Massimiliano Salsi 1,         Inan1, Ozgur Karakaya1, Peter Kain-
                  Yu-Ping Huang 2 , Prem Kumar 2,1 ;          WDM-PON, Seung-Hyun Cho, Han                Bauer1, Ramona Neumann1, Bernhard               Clemens Koebele1, Patrice Tran1, Haik      zmaier2, Susmita Adhikari3, Stefano
                  1
                   NuCrypt, LLC, USA; 2Ctr. for Photonic      Hyub Lee, Jie Hyun Lee, Sang Soo Lee;       Schmauss1,2; 1Chair for Microwave Engi-         Mardoyan1, Eric Dutisseuil1, Jérémie       Calabro2, Vincent Sleiffer4, Norbert
                  Communication and Computing, EECS           Ubiquitous Access Technology Team,          neering, Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg,           Renaudier1, Marianne Bigot-Astruc2,        Hanik1, Sander L. Jansen2; 1Technische
                  Dept., Northwestern Univ., USA. We          ETRI, Republic of Korea. We proposed        Germany; 2Erlangen Graduate School              Lionel Provost2, Simon Richard2, Pierre    Universitaet Muenchen, Germany;
                  model fiber parametric entangled            a novel method to implement the             in Advanced Optical Technologies                Sillard2, Sébastien Bigo1, Gabriel Char-   2
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nokia Siemens Networks GmbH &
                  photon sources for use in quantum           coherent seeding source using optical       (SAOT), Univ. of Erlangen-Nuremberg,            let1; 1Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, France;   Co., Germany; 3Christian Albrechts
                  key distribution applications. Effects of   feedback and experimentally demon-          Germany. Linearly polarized Raman fi-           2
                                                                                                                                                            Draka Communications, France. We         Universitaet, Germany; 4Eindhoven
                  Raman scattered photons are evaluated       strated the feasibility of our seed light   ber lasers using 3 m and 6 m of a novel         transmit 96 PDM-QPSK channels at           Univ. of Technology, Netherlands. We
                  and are found to be manageable when         under various back reflection levels        fiber are discussed. Experimental and           100Gb/s over 11,680km, matching the        report a FPGA-based real time 23.9-
                  appropriately detuned optical filters       in a loop-back WDM-PON based                theoretical results for output powers at        best capacity × distance product re-       Gb/s CO-OFDM transmitter with
                  are employed.                               on RSOA                                     watt levels and spectral widths in the          ported, but with C-band-only EDFAs.        IQ-mixing with a 1024 point FFT, the
                                                                                                          0.1 nm range are compared.                      2.7b/s/Hz spectral density is obtained,    largest FFT-size reported to date. For
                                                                                                                                                          despite 23% super-FEC overhead, with       a BER of 10-3 a required OSNR of 10.7
                                                                                                                                                          optical spectral engineering.              dB is measured.



                  OMO3 • 4:45 p.m.                            OMP4 • 4:45 p.m.                            OMQ3 • 4:45 p.m.                                OMR3 • 4:45 p.m.            Invited        OMS3 • 4:45 p.m.
                  Multi-Path Interference in a Bend-          Stable self-seeding of Reflective-          A Broadband, Spectrally Flat, High              Real-Time Evaluation of Optical            21-GHz Single-Band OFDM Trans-
                  insensitive Fiber, Martino Travagnin,       SOAs for WDM-PONs, Marco Presi,             Rep-rate Frequency Comb: Band-                  Nonlinear Effects on 112Gbps PM-           mitter with QPSK Modulated Sub-
                  Francesco Sartori; Prysmian S.p.A.,         Ernesto Ciaramella; CEICCP, Scuola          width Scaling and Flatness En-                  QPSK Signal in Dispersion Managed          carriers, Stefan Herbst, Steffen Bayer,
                  Italy. Multi Path Interference noise in     Superiore Sant’ Anna, Italy. Even us-       hancement of Phase Modulated                    Links, Daisaku Ogasahara, Kiyoshi          Horst Wernz, Helmut Griesser; EDD/
                  a bend-insensitive fiber is examined by     ing low PDG devices, self-seededing         CW through Cascaded Four-Wave                   Fukuchi, Manabu Arikawa, Emmanuel          FA, Ericsson GmbH, Germany. We
                  wavelength and polarization scanning,       of R-SOA is a polarization dependent        Mixing, V.r. Supradeepa, Andrew                 Le Taillandier de Gabory; NEC, Japan.      present a single-band OFDM transmit-
                  by sample stretching, and by increasing     process. We experimentally demon-           M. Weiner; Electrical and Computer              We demonstrate impact of nonlinear         ter that allows the generation of signals
                  the end splices misalignment, to find       strate a passive stabilization technique    Engineering, Purdue Univ., USA. We              effects on dispersion managed links        with a bandwidth of up to 21 GHz.
                  the splice loss corresponding to given      enabling class carrier availability in 32   demonstrate a scheme to scale the               with FPGA-based 112Gbps realtime           Transmission experiments over up
                  noise levels.                               channels 1.25 Gb/s WDM-PONs.                bandwidth by several times while en-            receiver. We clarify that PM-RZ-QPSK       to 641 km without optical dispersion
                                                                                                          hancing spectral flatness of frequency          provides superior robustness, whereas      compensation demonstrate the perfor-
                                                                                                          combs generated by intensity and                NRZ offers better total performance        mance with coherent reception.
                                                                                                          phase modulation of CW lasers using             resulting from higher sensitivity.
                                                                                                          cascaded four-wave mixing in highly
                                                                                                          nonlinear fiber.
Monday, March 7




        64                                                                                                        OFC/NFOEC 2011                      •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                         Room 502A                                          Room 502B                                    Room 515A                     Room 515B

                                                                      OFC                                                                                                       NFOEC
OMU • Coherent II—Continued                       OMV • Meeting the                                  OMW • Optical Network                              PANEL: NME • Network         PANEL: NMF • Drivers and
                                                  Computercom Challenge                              Demos—Continued                                    Requirements of Warehouse-   Applications for High-Speed
                                                  Symposium II: Emerging                                                                                Scale Computing for Cloud    PON Systems—Continued
                                                  Interconnect Technologies—                                                                            Applications—Continued
                                                  Continued
OMU3 • 4:30 p.m.                                  OMV2 • 4:30 p.m.            Invited                OMW2 • 4:30 p.m.
40G RZ-DQPSK Transmitter Monolithically           The Future of 100GbE Physical Layer Specifi-       Experimental Evaluation of Centralized Fail-
Integrated with Tunable DFB Laser Array and       cations, John D’Ambrosia; CTO Office, Force10      ure Restoration in a Dynamic Impairment-
Mach-Zehnder Modulators, Tohru Takiguchi1,        Networks, USA. IEEE Std. 802.3baTM-2010            Aware All-Optical Network, Jordi Perelló1,
Takeshi Saito1, Keisuke Matsumoto1, Kazuhisa      defines 100GbE, along with a new family of         Salvatore Spadaro2, Fernando Agraz2, Marianna
Takagi1, Yoshimichi Morita1, Susumu Hatak-        physical layer specifications (PHYs). This         Angelou1,3, Siamak Azodolmolky1,3, Yixuan Qin4,
enaka1, Chikara Watatani1, Koichi Akiyama2,       presentation will look to the future and discuss   Reza Nejabati4, Dimitra Simeonidou4, Panagiotis
Mitsunobu Gotoda2, Eitaro Ishimura1, Toshitaka    the expansion of the 100GbE family of physical     Kokkinos5, Emmanouel Varvarigos5, Sawsan Al
Aoyagi1, Akihiro Shima1; 1HF & Optical Device     layer specifications.                              Zahr6, Maurice Gagnaire6, Ioannis Tomkos3;
Works, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan;                                                       1
                                                                                                       Computer Architecture Dept. (DAC), UPC,
2
 Advanced Technology R & D Ctr., Mitsubishi                                                          Spain; 2Signal Theory and Communications
Electric Corporation, Japan. A 40G RZ-DQPSK                                                          Dept. (TSC), UPC, Spain; 3Athens Information
transmitter monolithically integrated with a                                                         Technology (AIT), Greece; 4Univ. of Essex, UK;
tunable DFB laser array and Mach-Zehnder                                                             5
                                                                                                      Research Academic Computer Technology Inst.
modulators was developed for the first time.                                                         (RACTI), Greece; 6Telecom ParisTech (ENST),
The optical waveform of 40Gb/s DQPSK was                                                             France. A centralized impairment-aware
successfully demonstrated.                                                                           lightpath restoration scheme is experimentally
                                                                                                     demonstrated. Through the implementation of
                                                                                                     the QoT estimator module on FPGA technol-
                                                                                                     ogy, restoration times of 1.36s are achieved for
                                                                                                     the high priority traffic class.

OMU4 • 4:45 p.m.                                  As the Chief Ethernet Evangelist in the CTO        OMW3 • 4:45 p.m.
Monolithic 100 Gb/s Twin-IQ Mach-Zehnder          Office at Force10 Networks, John D’Ambrosia        Experimental Demonstration of a Gridless
Modulators for Advanced Hybrid High-              is the company’s voice in the industry voice for   Multi-granular Optical Network Support-
Capacity Transmitter Boards, Tino Brast, R.       the continuing development and deployment of       ing Flexible Spectrum Switching, Norberto
Kaiser, K.O. Velthaus, H. Klein, M. Gruner, B.    Ethernet. John has been an active participant in   Amaya1, Irfan Muhammad1, Georgios S. Zervas1,
Maul, M. Hamacher, D. Hoffmann, M. Schell,        the development of Ethernet-related technolo-      Reza Nejabati1, Dimitra Simeonidou1, Yu-Rong
Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz-Institut, Germany.      gies since 1999. Recently, John served as the      Zhou2, Andrew Lord2; 1Computer Science and
Development and characterization of mono-         chair of the IEEE P802.3ba Task Force, which       Electronic Engineering, Univ. of Essex, UK; 2BT
lithic, flip-chip compatible 2x50 Gb/s twin-IQ    developed 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Ethernet. Prior     innovate & Design, British Telecom, UK. A grid-
DQPSK MZ modulator chips - capable for            to that, John served as secretary for the IEEE     less multigranular optical network supporting
hybrid assembly onto planar optical boards of     802.3ap Backplane Ethernet Task Force, and         flexible spectrum allocation is proposed and
advanced Tbit-capacity transmitter modules - is   participated in the development of XAUI for 10     experimentally demonstrated to accommodate
reported for the first time.                      Gigabit Ethernet. John also is a founder of the    high-speed traffic and increase channel density
                                                  Ethernet Alliance and has served as a director     for lower-speed traffic improving efficiency
                                                  and secretary. John was the chair of the XAUI      and scalability
                                                  Interoperability work group for the 10 Gigabit
                                                  Ethernet Alliance. John also acted as secretary




                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday, March 7
                                                  for the High Speed Backplane Initiative and
                                                  chair of the Optical Internetworking Forum’s
                                                  Market Awareness & Education committee. For
                                                  all of his efforts related to Ethernet, John was
                                                  recognized by Network World in 2006, as part
                                                  of its “50 Most Powerful People in Networking”
                                                  list. Periodically, John posts a popular blog on
                                                  Ethernet trends for EE Times. Prior to join-
                                                  ing Force10, John was with Tyco Electronics
                                                  for 17 years.




                                                                                             OFC/NFOEC 2011               •     March 6–10, 2011                                                                   65
                           Room 403A                                  Room 403B                            Room 404A&B                                  Room 406A&B                                  Room 408A                                   Room 408B

                                                                                                                                         OFC
                  OMO • Quantum Effects,                      OMP • WDM PON—                         OMQ • Fiber Lasers—                          OMR • Spectral Shaping                    OMS • OFDM I—                               OMT • Optical Signal
                  Light Scattering and                        Continued                              Continued                                    for High Spectral                         Continued                                   Regeneration—
                  MPI—Continued                                                                                                                   Efficiencies—Continued                                                                Continued



                  OMO4 • 5:00 p.m.                            OMP5 • 5:00 p.m.                       OMQ4 • 5:00 p.m.             Invited                                                   OMS4 • 5:00 p.m.                            OMT2 • 5:00 p.m.
                  Highly Efficient and Widely Wave-           Line Coding for Downlink DML           Recent Progress on 2-Micron Fiber                                                      World-First Experimental Dem-               Robust Design of All-Optical PSK
                  length-Tunable Anti-Stokes Signal           Modulation in λ-Shared, RSOA-          Lasers, Shibin Jiang; AdValue Photon-                                                  onstration of Synchronous Clock             Regenerator Based on Phase Sensi-
                  Conversion in the Fundamental               based Asymmetric Bidirectional         ics Inc., USA. Recent progress of 2                                                    Recovery in an 11.25Gb/s Real-Time          tive Amplification, Radan Slavik1,
                  Mode of Photonic Crystal Fiber, Jin-        WDM PONs, Zaineb Al-Qazwini,           micron fiber laser will be summarized,                                                 End-to-End Optical OFDM System              Francesca Parmigiani 1, Joseph Ka-
                  hui Yuan1,2, Xinzhu Sang1,2, Chongxiu       Hoon Kim; Dept. of Electrical & Com-   especially fiber laser performance us-                                                 Using Directly Modulated DFBs,              kande 1 , Mathias Westlund 2 , Mats
                  Yu1,2, Cang Jin1,2, Xiangjun Xin1,2; 1Key   puter Engineering, National Univ. of   ing newly developed highly Tm-doped                                                    Roger Giddings, Jianming Tang; School       Sköld2, Lars Grüner-Nielsen3, Richard
                  Lab. of Information Photonics and           Singapore, Singapore. We experimen-    silicate fibers.                                                                       of Electronic Engineering, Bangor Univ.,    Phelan4, Periklis Petropoulos1, David
                  Optical Communications, Ministry of         tally investigate the use of various                                                                                          UK. A simple, effective, DSP-free,          Richardson1; 1Univ. of Southampton,
                  Education, China; 2Inst. of Information     DC-balanced line codes for downlink                                                                                           optical OFDM synchronous clock              UK; 2EXFO Sweden AB, Sweden; 3OFS,
                  Photonics and Optical Communica-            modulation in single-fiber, λ-shared                                                                                          recovery technique preserving system        Denmark; 4Eblana Photonics, Ireland.
                  tions, China. Anti-Stokes signals from      WDM-PON systems which employ                                                                                                  performance and enhancing stability is      More compact, stable, and efficient
                  645 to 543nm are generated in the           10-Gbps directly modulated lasers                                                                                             proposed and experimentally demon-          configuration of a recently-developed
                  fundamental mode. The power ratio           and 2.5-Gbps RSOAs for downlink                                                                                               strated, for the first time, in real-time   regenerator is presented. The regen-
                  of signal at 543 nm to residual pump        and uplink, respectively.                                                                                                     end-to-end 11.25Gb/s 25km systems.          erator is assessed at data rates up to
                  at 840 nm is 22.6:1, the conversion ef-                                                                                                                                                                               56 Gbit/s using white phase noise for
                  ficiency Pas/Pp0 being above 45%.                                                                                                                                                                                     the first time.

                  OMO5 • 5:15 p.m.                            OMP6 • 5:15 p.m.                                                                    OMR4 • 5:15 p.m.                          OMS5 • 5:15 p.m.                            OMT3 • 5:15 p.m.
                  Suppression of SBS in a Photonic            Withdrawn                                                                           Filtering Tolerance of 108-Gb/s Pol-      Performance Investigation of Polar-         All-Optical 2R Regeneration of
                  Crystal Fiber with Periodically-Var-                                                                                            Mux Quadrature Duobinary Signal           ization-Multiplexed 16-QAM using            BPSK and QPSK Data using a 90°
                  ied Core Diameter, Birgit Stiller1, Min                                                                                         on 25-GHz Grid, Jun Ho Chang,             All-Optical OFDM Transmission               Optical Hybrid and Integrated
                  Won Lee1, Michael Delque1, Geraud                                                                                               Keun Yeong Cho, Hyeon Y. Choi, Yuichi     and Digital Coherent Detection,             SOA-MZI Wavelength Converter
                  Bouwmans 2, Alexandre Kudlinski 2,                                                                                              Takushima, Yun Chur Chung; KAIST,         Zhenxing Wang1,2, Yue-Kai Huang1,           Pairs, Kimchau N. Nguyen, Tomofumi
                  Jean-Charles Beugnot1, Herve Mail-                                                                                              Republic of Korea. We demonstrate the     Ezra Ip1, Paul R. Prucnal2, Ting Wang1;     Kise, John M. Garcia, Henrik Poulsen1,
                  lotte 1, Thibaut Sylvestre 1; 1optique,                                                                                         error-free transmission of 108-Gb/s       1
                                                                                                                                                                                              NEC labs, America, USA; 2Electrical       Daniel J. Blumenthal; Electrical and
                  FEMTO-ST, France; 2Ircica, France.                                                                                              PolMux quadrature duobinary signal        Engineering, Princeton Univ., Princ-        Computer Engineering, UC - Santa Bar-
                  We experimentally demonstrate 7 dB                                                                                              in a 25-GHz spaced WDM system             eton, NJ, USA. We generated 500Gb/s         bara, USA. We demonstrate all-optical
                  improvement in Brillouin suppression                                                                                            and investigate its tolerance to narrow   OFDM signal all-optically within            2R regeneration with a 90° optical
                  in a photonic crystal fiber by periodi-                                                                                         optical filtering.                        75GHz bandwidth and investigated            hybrid and integrated MZI-SOA pairs
                  cally varying the size of the air-hole-                                                                                                                                   the performance after coherent detec-       for 10 Gb/s BPSK and 20 Gb/s QPSK
                  structure by only 7% amplitude while                                                                                                                                      tion and DSP. Our experimental and          with negative power penalty. Power
                  keeping a low attenuation coefficient.                                                                                                                                    simulation results show the effects         penalty and OSNR improvements of
                                                                                                                                                                                            of the receiver bandwidth and DSP           7 dB and 5 dB are shown with additive
                                                                                                                                                                                            oversampling rate.                          ASE noise.
Monday, March 7




        66                                                                                                  OFC/NFOEC 2011                    •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                         Room 502A                                          Room 502B                                    Room 515A                     Room 515B

                                                                     OFC                                                                                                        NFOEC
OMU • Coherent II—Continued                       OMV • Meeting the                                 OMW • Optical Network                               PANEL: NME • Network         PANEL: NMF • Drivers and
                                                  Computercom Challenge                             Demos—Continued                                     Requirements of Warehouse-   Applications for High-Speed
                                                  Symposium II: Emerging                                                                                Scale Computing for Cloud    PON Systems—Continued
                                                  Interconnect Technologies—                                                                            Applications—Continued
                                                  Continued

OMU5 • 5:00 p.m. Tutorial                         OMV3 • 5:00 p.m.                                  OMW4 • 5:00 p.m.
Enabling Components for Future High-              Compact, Thermally-Tuned Resonant Ring            Nine-Way Optical Wavelength Multicasting
Speed Coherent Communication Systems,             Muxes in CMOS with Integrated Backside            and Field Trail Transmission over Optical
Sethumadhavan Chandrasekhar, Xiang Liu;           Pyramidal Etch Pit, John E. Cunningham, Ivan      Network Test-bed (JGN2Plus) , Guo-Wei Lu,
Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent, USA. Next-generation   Shubin, Guoliang Li, Xuezhe Zheng, Ying Luo,      Sugang Xu, Hideki Otsuki, Hiroaki Harai, Naoya
high-speed coherent optical communication         Kannan Raj, Ashok Krishnamoorthy; SunLabs,        Wada; NICT, Tokyo, Japan. We experimen-
systems targeting beyond 100-Gb/s per chan-       Oracle, USA. We present add-drop filters          tally demonstrate 1-to-9 optical wavelength
nel, have opened opportunities for innova-        manufactured as ring resonators in commercial     multicasting, based on dual-pump four-wave
tions in component and subsystem areas that       130 nm SOI CMOS technology with thermal           mixing in highly-nonlinear fiber. A 100-km
this tutorial will attempt to address, covering   tuning. Their thermal impedance has been          field trial experiment is also conducted to dem-
photonics, electronics, and signal processing     increased by removal of the substrate resulting   onstrate the feasibility of optical wavelength
technologies.                                     in >12x increase in tuning efficiency.            multicasting.




                                                  OMV4 • 5:15 p.m.                                  OMW5 • 5:15 p.m.
                                                  40 Gb/s 8x8 Low-latency Optical Switch for        Experimental Demonstration of an Enhanced
                                                  Data Centers, Roberto Proietti1, Xiaohui Ye1,     Impairment-Aware Path Computation
                                                  Yawei Yin1, Andrew Potter1, Runxiang Yu1,         Element, Salvatore Spadaro1, Jordi Perelló1,
                                                  Junya Kurumida2, Venkatesh Akella1, S. J. Ben     Fernando Agraz1, Siamak Azodolmolky1,2, Mari-
                                                  Yoo1; 1ECE, UC Davis, USA; 2NPRC, AIST,           anna Angelou1,2, Yixuan Qin3, Reza Nejabati3,
                                                  Japan. This paper reports on a 40 Gb/s 8×8        Dimitra Simeonidou3, Panagiotis Kokkinos4,
S. Chandrasekhar received the Ph.D. degree        optical switch for data centers. Experiments      Emmanouel Varvarigos4, Yabin Ye5, Ioannis
in physics from the University of Bombay,         demonstrate error-free operation with 118.2       Tomkos2; 1Signal Theory and Communications
Bombay, India, in 1985. He joined Bell Labs       ns switching latency in contention-less archi-    Dept., UPC, Spain; 2Athens Information Technol-
in 1986. He initially worked on compound          tecture. Simulations show 150 ns latency for      ogy (AIT), Greece; 3Univ. of Essex, UK; 4Research
semiconductor devices for high-speed opto-        consolidated architectures.                       Academic Computer Technology Inst. (RACTI),
electronic integrated circuits (OEIC’s) and                                                         Greece; 5Huawei Technologies, Germany. An
later on WDM Optical Networking at 40Gb/s                                                           enhanced impairment-aware path computation
and 100Gb/s. His current interests include                                                          element (EPCE) for dynamic transparent opti-
coherent optical OFDM systems for high                                                              cal networks is proposed and experimentally
spectral efficiency transport and networking                                                        evaluated. The obtained results show that by
beyond 100Gb/s, multi-carrier superchannels,                                                        using the EPCE, light-path setup times of few
and electronic digital signal processing for                                                        seconds are achieved.
software-defined transponders. He is a DMTS




                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Monday, March 7
at Bell Labs, a Fellow of the IEEE, a member of
the IEEE Photonics Society.

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                            Room 403A                                   Room 403B                               Room 404A&B                                     Room 406A&B                                   Room 408A                                 Room 408B

                                                                                                                                                OFC
                  OMO • Quantum Effects,                       OMP • WDM PON—                            OMQ • Fiber Lasers—                             OMR • Spectral Shaping                      OMS • OFDM I—                             OMT • Optical Signal
                  Light Scattering and                         Continued                                 Continued                                       for High Spectral                           Continued                                 Regeneration—
                  MPI—Continued                                                                                                                          Efficiencies—Continued                                                                Continued



                  OMO6 • 5:30 p.m.               Invited       OMP7 • 5:30 p.m.                          OMQ5 • 5:30 p.m.                                OMR5 • 5:30 p.m.                            OMS6 • 5:30 p.m.                          OMT4 • 5:30 p.m.
                  Cooperative Light Scattering Effects         Bidirectional WDM PON Enabled             Pulsed Fiber-MOPA Source Operat-                Comparison of pulse shapes in a             Transmission of 111 Gb/s on a 50          QPSK Phase and Amplitude Re-
                  in Optical Fibers, Lasers, and Ampli-        by Reflective ONUs and a Novel            ing at 1550 nm with Pulse Distor-               224Gbit/s (28Gbaud) PDM-QAM16               GHz Grid Using Single Polarization,       generation at 56 Gbaud in a Novel
                  fiers, Andrei Fotiadi1,2, Patrice Mégret1;   Overlapped-Subcarrier Multiplex-          tion Pre-compensation, Grzegorz J.              long-haul transmission experiment,          Direct Detection and Digital Sub-         Idler-Free Non-Degenerate Phase
                  1
                   Univ. of Mons, Belgium; 2Ioffe Inst. of     ing Technique, Ziad A. El-Sahn,           Sobon, Pawel Kaczmarek, Arkadiusz               Sergejs Makovejs1, Enrico Torrengo2,        carrier Multiplexing, Oscar Gaete1,       Sensitive Amplifier, Joseph Kakande1,
                  RAS, Russian Federation. We overview         Jonathan M. Buset, David V. Plant;        Antonczak, Jaroslaw Sotor, Adam                 David Millar 1, Robert Killey 1, Seb        Hussein Jalloul1, Leonardo Coelho1,       Adonis Bogris2,3, Radan Slavik1, Fran-
                  Rayleigh, Brillouin and Raman scat-          Photonics Systems Group, ECE Dept.,       Waz, Krzysztof Abramski; Dept. Of               Savory1, Polina Bayvel1; 1Univ. College     Bernhard Spinnler2, Norbert Hanik1;       cesca Parmigiani1, Dimitris Syvridis3,
                  tering in optical fibers focusing on         McGill Univ., Canada. A symmetric         Electronics, Wroclaw Univ. Of Technol-          London, UK; 2Politecnico di Torino,         1
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Technische Universität München,         Periklis Petropoulos1, David Richard-
                  their mutual cooperation dynamics            WDM-PON architecture using an             ogy, Poland. In this paper we present           Italy. We investigate the effectiveness     Germany; 2Nokia Siemens Networks          son1, Mathias Westlund4, Mats Sköld4;
                  and explaining associated effects such       innovative overlapped-SCM scheme          a diode-seeded pulsed Fiber-MOPA                of RZ50 versus NRZ in a 224Gbit/s           GmbH & Co. KG, Munich, Germany.           1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Optoelectronics Research Centre,
                  as multi-cascade Brillouin scattering,       that maximizes the spectrum usage         source operating in the telecommuni-            PDM-QAM16 transmission. Record              Digital Subcarrier Multiplexing (DSM)     Univ. of Southampton, UK; 2Dept. of
                  Brillouin self-pulsing and random            of a bandwidth-limited RSOA is            cation band with pulse distortion pre-          distances of 2000km and 1520km are          allows simple direct detection of spec-   Informatics, Technological Educational
                  Raman lasing.                                demonstrated. Error-free operation is     compensation using arbitrary shaped             reported for single- and 3-channel          trally efficient multicarrier signals.    Inst. of Athens, Greece; 3National and
                                                               achieved using realistic launch powers    input pulses. 100 ns long flat-top pulses       transmission over SMF links with            We show through simulations that,         Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, Greece;
                                                               without the need for DSP or FEC.          were obtained.                                  EDFAs-only amplification.                   by using DSM, the quality of DWDM         4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 EXFO Sweden, Sweden. We intro-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     transmission with 3 bits-per-symbol at    duce a novel input-idler-free non-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     111Gb/s is greatly improved.              degenerate phase sensitive amplifier
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               (PSA) configuration and use it for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               simultaneous phase and amplitude
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               regeneration of quadrature phase shift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               keyed (QPSK) signals demonstrated at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               symbol rates up to 56 Gbaud

                                                               OMP8 • 5:45 p.m.                                                                          OMR6 • 5:45 p.m.                            OMS7 • 5:45 p.m.                          OMT5 • 5:45 p.m.
                                                               10-Gbps Upstream Transmission for                                                         Bit-error Rate Performance of Ny-           An Optimal Tone Reser vation              All-Optical Phase-Preserving Ampli-
                                                               WDM-PON Using RSOA and Delay                                                              quist Wavelength-Division Mul-              Method for IM/DD Optical OFDM             tude Regeneration Of 28-Gbaud RZ-
                                                               Interferometer, Hoon Kim; Dept. of                                                        tiplexed Quadrature Phase-Shift             Transmission in Multimode Fiber,          DQPSK Signals with a Microcavity
                                                               Electrical & Computer Engineering,                                                        Keying Optical Signals, Koji Igarashi,      Liang Chen1,2, Brian Krongold1,2, Jamie   Saturable Absorber in a Recirculat-
                                                               National Univ. of Singapore, Singapore.                                                   Yojiro Mori, Kazuhiro Katoh, Kazuro         Evans 1,2; 1Electrical and Electronic     ing Loop Experiment, Quang Trung
                                                               We demonstrate the transmission of                                                        Kikuchi; The Univ. of Tokyo, Japan. We      Engineering, The Univ. of Melbourne,      Le1, Arthur O’Hare2, Laurent Bramerie1,
                                                               10-Gbps NRZ signals over 20-km                                                            measure bit-error rates of polarization-    Australia; 2Victoria Research Lab.,       Mathilde Gay1, Hoang-trung Nguyen3,
                                                               fiber using an RSOA in a loopback                                                         multiplexed Nyquist-WDM QPSK sig-           National ICT Australia (NICTA),           Jean-louis Oudar3, Michel Joindot1,
                                                               configured WDM-PON. Significant                                                           nals, which have rectangular spectral       Australia. We propose an optimal,         Jean Claude Simon1; 1Université Euro-
                                                               performance improvement is achieved                                                       shapes and channel spacing equal to         yet efficient tone reservation method     péenne de Bretagne, CNRS-FOTON,
                                                               using a delay interferometer, which                                                       the symbol rate. The spectral efficiency    which enables distortion-free IM/DD       France; 2School of Physics, Dublin Inst.
                                                               acts as an optical equalizer.                                                             of 4 bit/s/Hz is achieved with negligible   optical OFDM transmission with no         of Technology, Ireland; 3CNRS-LPN,
                                                                                                                                                         power penalty.                              additional bias. Compared to previous     France. Microcavity Saturable absorber
                                                                                                                                                                                                     approaches, both spectral and power       is used for phase-preserving amplitude
Monday, March 7




                                                                                                                                                                                                     efficiencies can be improved.             regeneration of RZ-DQPSK signals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The regenerator is assessed in a 28
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Gbaud recirculating loop showing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               system tolerance to nonlinear phase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               noise and distance improvement.




        68                                                                                                       OFC/NFOEC 2011                      •    March 6–10, 2011
           Room 409A&B                                          Room 502A                                          Room 502B                                   Room 515A                     Room 515B

                                                                       OFC                                                                                                      NFOEC
OMU • Coherent II—Continued                        OMV • Meeting the                                  OMW • Optical Network                             PANEL: NME • Network         PANEL: NMF • Drivers and
                                                   Computercom Challenge                              Demos—Continued                                   Requirements of Warehouse-   Applications for High-Speed
                                                   Symposium II: Emerging                                                                               Scale Computing for Cloud    PON Systems—Continued
                                                   Interconnect Technologies—                                                                           Applications—Continued
                                                   Continued

                                                   OMV5 • 5:30 p.m.            Invited                OMW6 • 5:30 p.m.
                                                   State of the Short-Reach Optics Market, Lisa       Over 1-Tbit/s/port Polarization-Multiplexed
                                                   Huff , ; Discerning Analytics, Mechanicsburg,
                                                       1 2 1
                                                                                                      DWDM/DQPSK Optical Packet Switching
                                                   PA, USA; 2DataCenterStocks.com, USA. This          and Buffering, Satoshi Shinada, Hideaki Furu-
                                                   paper gives an overview of the opportunities for   kawa, Naoya Wada; NICT, Japan. We demon-
                                                   components suppliers in the short-reach optics     strate 1.2-Tbit/s/port polarization-multiplexed
                                                   market. It covers Gigabit through 100G topics      optical packet (20-Gbit/s DQPSK × 30λ ×
                                                   as well as optical interconnects technologies.     2-Polarization) switching and buffering. Opti-
                                                   Overall forecasts will be discussed.               cal packet switch system with low polarization
                                                                                                      dependent loss achieves error-free operation
                                                                                                      for all channels.


Xiang Liu received his Ph.D. degree in applied
physics from Cornell University in 2000. Since
joining Bell Labs as a Member of Technical Staff
in 2000, Dr. Liu has been primarily working on
high-speed optical communication technolo-
gies including advanced modulation formats
and detection schemes, fiber nonlinearity and
dispersion management, and coherent optical
OFDM. Dr. Liu has authored/coauthored more         Lisa Huff is Chief Technology Analyst at
than 190 journal and conference papers, and        DataCenterStocks.com and Principal Analyst
holds over 35 US patents in the field of optical   at Discerning Analytics, LLC. She is a Certified   OMW7 • 5:45 p.m.
communications and nonlinear optics. He is a       Data Center Professional (CDCP) and degreed        Reconfigurable Digital Coherent Receiver
senior member of the IEEE and the OSA.             electrical engineer with more than 25 years        for Metro-Access Networks Supporting
                                                   experience in the electronics industry. She has    Mixed Modulation Formats and Bit-rates,
                                                   held various industry marketing and engineer-      Neil Guerrero Gonzalez, Antonio Caballero,
                                                   ing positions at Berk-Tek, A Nexans Company,       Robert Borkowski, Valeria Arlunno, Thang T.
                                                   Communications Industry Researchers, FCI           Pham, Roberto Rodes, Xu Zhang, Maisara
                                                   and Tyco Electronics. Her expertise is in data     Binti Othman, Kamau Prince, Xianbin Yu,
                                                   centers, data communications cabling and con-      Jesper B. Jensen, Darko Zibar, Idelfonso Tafur
                                                   nectivity, networking equipment and optical        Monroy; Technical Univ. of Denmark, Denmark.
                                                   components. Lisa writes for two blogs: Data-       Single reconfigurable DSP coherent receiver
                                                   CenterStocks and Optical Components. Her           is experimentally demonstrated for mixed-
                                                   recent publications can be found at Discerning     format and bit-rates including QPSK, OFDM,
                                                   Analytics Web site.                                IR-UWB for wireline and wireless signal types.
                                                                                                      Successful transmission over a deployed fiber




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                                                                                                      link is achieved.




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