11th International Conference on Optical Communication Systems - OPTICS 2020

2020 07–09 July

The purpose of OPTICS, the International Conference on Optical Communication Systems, is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on any of the optical communication components of an optical communication system, or the system itself.

Optical fiber is currently the main means for high-rate transmission in communication networks, while supporting the needed bandwidth and requirements that are expected to be imposed on the front-haul network to support the 5G vision.

While 5G is designed to support a variety of heterogeneous applications such as massive Internet of Things (IoT), mission critical ultra-reliable and low latency machine-type communications and energy-efficient services, optical fiber communications and photonic networking systems are of paramount importance for driving crucial changes in the architecture of our telecommunication networks.

In the last years, there is a great deal of ongoing research efforts that span the entire protocol stack of optical networks, with representative areas being architecture of optical components, optoelectronics, wavelength routing, energy efficiency, flex-grid optical networks and 5G-enabled optical backhaul architectures. Conference Topics:

Area 1: OPTICS

  • International Conference on Optical Communication Systems
  • Optical Networks, Optical Routers and Optical Switches
  • Lasers and Photonic Components
  • High-Speed Optical Transmission
  • Fibers and Fiber Devices/Amplifiers/Lasers
  • Quantum and Nonlinear Optics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Optical Amplification and Sensing
  • Passive Optical Networks
  • Visible light communication (VLC)
  • Energy Efficiency in Optical Networks
  • Integration of Optical and Wireless Networking
  • Optical Modulation and Signal Processing
  • Optical OFDM
  • Enabling the Cloud through SDN and NFV
  • WDM Optical Networks
  • Elastic Optical Networks
  • Laser Applications
  • Sensing Applications

IMPORTANT DATES:

Regular Paper Submission: February 14, 2020

Authors Notification (regular papers): April 15, 2020

Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: April 29, 2020

Position Paper Submission: March 31, 2020

Authors Notification (position papers): May 7, 2020

Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: May 20, 2020

OPTICS KEYNOTE LECTURE Henderik Proper, Public Research Centre - Henri Tudor, Luxembourg Jaime Lloret Mauri, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), United States Moti Yung, Columbia University, United States Ingemar Johansson Cox, University of Copenhagen, United Kingdom OPTICS CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS: Mohammad Obaidat, University of Jordan, Jordan and Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan Jalel Ben-Othman, University of Paris 13, France OPTICS PROGRAM CHAIR: Panagiotis Sarigiannidis, University of Western Macedonia, Greece

PROGRAM COMMITTEE http://www.optics.icete.org/ProgramCommittee.aspx

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