POF Symposium at OFC 2019

03/07/2019 11:00 am
03/07/2019 1:00 pm

Session organized by Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO)

The Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO) will organize a POF Symposium during OFC 2019 that will cover recent developments in plastic optical fibers (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, 4K/8K ultra high definition television (UHDTV), home networking, aerospace & automobile applications, POF sources & sensors, and high-temperature POF, among others.


(11:00- 11:10) Opening Remarks

Dr. Hui Pan, Chief Economist, Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO), USA

Keynote Presentation:

(11:10- 11:40) Recent Progress and Challenges of GI POF towards IoT Era

Yasuhiro Koike, Director, Keio Photonics Research Institute (KPRI) and Professor, Keio University, Japan

(11:40- 11:55) Development of Active Polymer Optical Fibers for Laser Applications

Robert Evert, Scientific Assistant for Teaching and Research, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany

(11:55- 12:10) Flexible Polymer Waveguides and POFs for High-Speed Short Reach Links

Fengyuan Shi, PhD Student, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, UK

(12:10- 12:25) POF-based Rotary and Linear Absolute Position Sensors Enable New Medical and Industrial Applications

Dennis Horwitz, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Micronor Inc., USA

(12:25- 12:40) POF Technology in Automotive Applications

Yoshihiro Tsukamoto, Manager, Fiber Optics Team, Plastic Molding Material Group, Specialty Resins and Plastics Department, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Japan

(12:40- 13:00) POF-based Broadband Indoor Networks with Wired/Wireless Service Delivery

Ton Koonen, Professor, Institute for Photonic Integration, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

POF Technology and Applications Pavilion at OFC 2019 (booth #6309)

POFTO is also organizing a POF Technology and Applications Pavilion at OFC 2019 where POFTO member companies will demonstrate their products and technologies during the show. Attendees can bring their problems and receive design advice on POF solutions from industry experts. Please visit us at booth # 6309

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

Email: hpan@igigroup.com