POFTO Activities Scheduled for OFC/NFOEC 2013

POF Symposium at OFC/NFOEC 2013
13:00 - 17:00
Location: Expo Theater III
Wednesday 20 March, 2013

The Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO) is organizing a POF Symposium during OFC/NFOEC 2013 that will cover recent developments in POF technology,applications,technical standards, industry progress,and new markets. Speakers from around the world will review opportunities for POF in areas such as Gigabit POF, high-temperature POF, aerospace & automobile applications, home networking,IPTV, consumer devices, and POF sensors, among others.

Dr. Hui Pan
Chief Economist
Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization & Information Gatekeepers, Inc.

Latest Research Findings at KPRI for Face-to-Face Communication
Dr. Yasuhiro Koike
Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Japan
Director, Keio Photonics Research Institute (KPRI)
Prof. Tetsuya Toma*
Deputy Director, Keio Photonics Research Institute
* speaker

Products and Technologies for Commercial Deployment of Gigabit POF Networks
Dr. Whitney R. White
Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
Chromis Fiberoptics, Inc., USA

Large Area High Speed Photo Detectors Enabling 10 Gbps and Beyond over 1 mm POF
Sven Loquai*, Bernhard Schmauss, Florian Winkler, Engelbert Hartl, Stefan Wabra, Olaf Ziemann
POFAC, Germany
* speaker

Red and Cyan LEDs for Gigabit Data Transmission over 1 mm POF
Juri Vinogradov*, Roman Kruglov, Martin Bloos, Sven Loquai, Olaf Ziemann
POFAC, Germany
Jin-Wei Shi, Kai-Lun Chi
National Central University, Taiwan
* speaker

Ultra High Speed Optical Slip Rings with POF
Prof. Olaf Ziemann
POFAC, Germany

High Bitrate POF Transmission Has Become a Reality with G.hn
Marco Dietrich
Vice President Engineering
ELCON Systemtechnik, Germany

Multi-Dimensional Modulation Schemes in POF Transmission Systems
Dr. Christian-A. Bunge
Professor, Univ. of Applied Sciences
Deutsche Telekom AG Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig, Germany

POF 2013 Program Overview
Prof. Marcelo M. Werneck
Laboratório de Instrumentação e Fotônica (LIF)
COPPE-Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In addition to the technical program, an accompanying POF Pavilion on the exhibit floor will allow companies to showcase their latest POF products and technologies. Researchers and attendees can bring their problems and receive design advice on POF solutions from industry experts.

For more information, contact Dr. Hui Pan, POFTO, Tel: +1-617-782-5033, email: