# Preliminary programme

20^{th} Anniversary International Conference onTransparent Optical Networks ICTON 2018 and 10 ^{th} Anniversary Sub-Wavelength Photonics Conference SWP 2018Bucharest, Romania, July 1-5, 2018 |

**PLENARY (Monday, July 2, 9:30-10:15) Chair: Marian Marciniak
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* Mo.A.1 *Ultraslow waves and photonic quantum dynamics on the nanoscale

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O. Hess

**Invited**)O. Hess

**ICTON I (Monday, July 2, 11:00-12:40) Chair: Leonid Kazovsky**

**Mo.B1.1** Limits of optical fibre communication systems* ( Invited)*

*A. Ellis, F. Ferreira, Tingting Zhang, and M. Al Khateeb*

**Mo.B1.2** Improving the capacity of terrestrial and submarine systems via channel power optimization* ( Invited)*

*J. Krause Perin, I. Roberts, and J. M. Kahn*

**Mo.B1.3** Nonlinearity compensation through optical phase conjugation for improved transmission reach/rate* ( Invited)*

*F. Da Ros, M. P. Yankov, E. P. da Silva, M. Lillieholm, P. M. Kaminski, P. Guan, Hao Hu, A. T. Clausen, M. Galili, and L. K. Oxenløwe*

**Mo.B1.4** Interplay of pulse shaping and pre-emphasis for high symbol rate coherent transmission systems* ( Invited)*

*D. Rafique*

**Mo.B1.5** Impact of linear mode coupling on the nonlinear transmission performance of few-mode fibres* ( Invited)*

*F. M. Ferreira, C. S. Costa, S. Sygletos, and A. D. Ellis*

**ICTON II (Monday, July 2, 14:10-15:50) Chair: Uri Mahlab**

**Mo.C1.1** Optimal constellation shaping in optical communication systems* ( Invited)*

*Zhen Qu and I. B Djordjevic*

**Mo.C1.2** LDPC codes derived from quasi-cyclic code design suitable for optical communications* ( Invited)*

*Xiaole Sun and I. B. Djordjevic*

**Mo.C1.3** Rotationally-invariant multi-dimensional trellis coded modulation for optical transmission systems* ( Invited)*

*S. Alreesh, S. Dris, and A. Richter*

**Mo.C1.4** Training-aided joint frame and frequency synchronization for THP FTN coherent optical systems* ( Invited)*

*Shu Zhang, O. Omomukuyo, O. A. Dobre, Xiang Lin, and Deyuan Chang*

**Mo.C1.5** Impact of analogue pre-filtering for spectral roll-off improvement in spectral efficient transmitters* ( Invited)*

*A. Kaur and F. C. Garcia Gunning*

**ICTON III (Monday, July 2, 16:20-18:10) Chair: Andrew Ellis**

**Mo.D1.1** In-fiber fractional signal processing: Recent results and applications* ( Invited)*

*C. Cuadrado-Laborde, L. Poveda-Wong, A. Carrascosa, J. L. Cruz, A. Díez, and M. V. Andrés*

**Mo.D1.2** Reconfigurable microring resonator-based optical transmitter for elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*P. Doddaballapura Lakshmijayasimh, M. Hammad, C. Blumm, A. Moscoso-Martir, F. Merget, J. Witzens J. van de Belt,*

*P.M. Anandarajah, and A. Kaszubowska-Anandarajah*

**Mo.D1.3** Out of the 1550 nm window transmission* ( Invited)*

*J. P. Turkiewicz*

**Mo.D1.4** Chirp management in communication systems with picosecond data carriers using SOA* ( Invited)*

*M. S. Ahmed and I. Glesk*

**Mo.D1.5** All-optical demultiplexing of a 640 Gbit/s OTDM signal using bulk SOA turbo-switched Mach-Zehnder Interferometer with improved differential scheme

*I. Rendón-Salgado, E. Ramírez-Cruz, and R. Gutiérrez-Castrejón*

**Mo.D1.6** Improved design of all-optical function for 2R regeneration in high bit rate optical transmission systems

*L. Graini and K. Saouchi*

**ICTON IV (Tuesday, July 3, 8:30-9:50) Chair: Krzysztof Walkowiak**

**Tu.A1.1** Comparison of different multicast approaches in elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*Anliang Cai, Kai Xu, and M. Zukerman*

**Tu.A1.2** DEPLOY tool: Incrementally planning marginless elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*A. Kretsis, P. Soumplis, K. Christodoulopoulos, and E. Varvarigos*

**Tu.A1.3** Processing and bandwidth resource allocation in multi-provider NFV cloud infrastructures interconnected by elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*V. Eramo and F. G. Lavacca*

**Tu.A1.4** Non-orthogonal multiple access for long-haul elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*E. Omiyi, D. Dahan, and U. Mahlab*

**ICTON V (Tuesday, July 3, 10:10-11:50) Chair: Ivan Glesk**

**Tu.B1.1** Optical white box: Modeling and implementation* ( Invited)*

*P. Castoldi, A. Giorgetti, A. Sgambelluri, G. Cecchetti, A. Ruscelli, N. Sambo, F. Paolucci, A. Morea, I. Cerutti, and F. Cugini*

**Tu.B1.2** Zero-touch network slicing through multi-domain transport networks* ( Invited)*

*R. Vilalta, P. Alemany, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, C. Parada, J. Bonnet, F. Vicens, and R. Muñoz*

**Tu.B1.3** Network-level strategies for best use of optical functionalities* ( Invited)*

*A. Minakhmetov, H. Chouman, L. Iannone, M. Lourdiane, and C. Ware*

**Tu.B1.4** Optical technology options for programmable S-BVT* ( Invited)*

*M. Svaluto Moreolo, J. M. Fàbrega, L. Nadal, and L. Martín*

**Tu.B1.5** Optical performance monitoring systems in disaggregated optical networks* ( Invited)*

*J. M. Fàbrega, M. Svaluto Moreolo, and L. Nadal*

**ICTON VI (Tuesday, July 3, 13:10-14:50) Chair: Ivan Djordjevic**

**Tu.C1.1** Precise noise calibration for CV-QKD* ( Invited)*

*H. H. Brunner, S. Bettelli, L. C. Comandar, F. Karinou, D. Hillerkuss, F. Fung, Dawei Wang, S. Mikroulis, A. Poppe, and M. Peev*

**Tu.C1.2** Telecom compatibility of QKD in high capacity SDM/WDM systems* ( Invited)*

*R. Lin, A. Udalcovs, O. Ozolins, X. Pang, L. Gan, L. Shen, M. Tang, S. Fu, S. Popov, C. Yang, W. Tong, D. Liu, T. Ferreira da Silva, G. B. Xavier, and J. Chen*

**Tu.C1.3** 40 Gb/s secure optical communication system based on optical code technology *( Invited)*

*Xu Wang, Zhensen Gao, Bo Dai, and G. Buller*

**Tu.C1.4** Intensity jitter suppression and quantum fluctuation for resolution improvement in photonic analog-to-digital conversion* ( Invited)*

*T. Konishi and Y. Yamasaki*

**Tu.C1.5** A plug-and-play synchronisation scheme for quantum networks* ( Invited)*

*B. Fedrici, L. A. Ngah, O. Alibart, F. Kaiser, L. Labonté, V. D’Auria, and S. Tanzilli*

**ICTON VII (Tuesday, July 3, 15:10-17:05) Chair: Moshe Zukerman**

**Tu.D1.1** Performance evaluation of a reconfigurable optical add drop multiplexer design for high-order regular and offset-QAM signals* ( Invited)*

*K. Vlachos, F. Ferreira, and S. Sygletos*

**Tu.D1.2** Anti-aliasing and data compressing techniques for time-stretch imaging system* ( Invited)*

*Xu Wang and Bo Dai*

**Tu.D1.3** FBG-based multidimensional QKD

*I. B. Djordjevic*

**Tu.D1.4** FPGA implementation of real-time secure OFDM transmission using digital chaos

*Ying Wang, Xuelin Yang, and Weisheng Hu*

**Tu.D1.5** Multi-fold physical layer data encryption using chaotic frequency hopping

*Cong Geng, Xuelin Yang, Weiqiang Sun, and Weisheng Hu*

**Tu.D1.6** Inter-core crosstalk dependence on design parameters in coherent detection weakly-coupled multicore fiber systems

*B. R. P. Pinheiro, J. L. Rebola, and A. V. T. Cartaxo*

**Tu.D1.7** Destination conflicts decrease in high-capacity optical LANs

*P. Baziana*

**ICTON VIII (Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:25) Chair: Kyriakos Vlachos**

**We.A1.1** Technology of complex optical interference filters: A survey and outlook* ( Invited)*

*J. Lumeau, T. Begou, F. Lemarchand, F. Lemarquis, and A. Moreau*

**We.A1.2** Fabrication of doubly-corrugated zero-contrast-grating for broadband pixelated filtering in the mid‑IR range* ( Invited)*

*L. Macé, O. Gauthier-Lafaye, A. Monmayrant, H. Camon, P. Dubreuil, L. Mazenq, M. Oussalah, A. Hervy, F. Pradal, and H. Leplan*

**We.A1.3** Real-time measurements of ultrafast instabilities in nonlinear fiber optics: Recent advances* ( Invited)*

*J. M. Dudley, M. Närhi, P. Ryczkowski, C. Billet, J-M. Merolla, G. Genty, and P.-A. Lacourt*

**We.A1.4** Optimal switching operation of PT-symmetric dimmers with nonuniform gain/loss and coupling profiles* ( Invited)*

*A. Lupu, V. V. Konotop, and H. Benisty*

**We.A1.5** Transforming the fiber-optic network into a dense and ultrasensitive seismic sensor array* ( Invited)*

*A. Garcia-Ruiz, R. Magalhães, L. Costa, F. J. Cobo, H. F. Martins, M. R. Fernández-Ruiz, S. Martin-Lopez, and M. Gonzalez-Herraez*

**We.A1.6** The fiber-wireless sensor system for temperature monitoring using Sagnac-loop interferometer

*M. Mądry, P. Bąk, D. Kowalczyk, and E. Bereś-Pawlik*

**ICTON IX (Wednesday, July 4, 10:55-12:50) Chair: Anatole Lupu**

**We.B1.1** High-frame-rate single-shot spectrum measurement for ultrafast optical pulses based on optical signal processing *( Invited)
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*N. Wada, H. Furukawa, and J. M. Delgado Mendinueta*

**We.B1.2** New mechanism of generation of high energy pulses from passively mode-locked fiber laser* ( Invited)*

*F. Ben Braham, G. Semaan, A. Niang, M. Salhi, A. Komarov, K. Komarov, and F. Sanchez*

**We.B1.3** Experimental evaluation of resonant tunnelling diode oscillators employing advanced modulation formats* ( Invited)*

*J. S. Tavares, L. M. Pessoa, and H. M. Salgado*

**We.B1.4** A hybrid method for solving scattering problems by complex bodies *( Invited)*

*A. Gourdin, P. Genevet, and D. Felbacq*

**We.B1.5** Guided modes in periodical arrays of waveguides* ( Invited)*

*A. A. Anastasiev, A. L. Burin, M. I. Gozman, I. Ya. Polishchuk, Yu. I. Polishchuk, and E. A. Tsyvkunova*

**We.B1.6** Waveguide shape modelling and optimization for high channel Y-branch splitter in optical transmission systems

*C. Burtscher, M. Lucki, and D. Seyringer*

**SDM I (Wednesday, July 4, 14:00-15:20) Chair: Krzysztof Walkowiak**

**We.C1.1** Spectrally and spatially flexible optical networks: Recent developments and findings* ( Invited)*

*B. Shariati, D. Klonidis, J. Comellas, L. Velasco, and I. Tomkos*

**We.C1.2** Recent advances using homogeneous single-mode multicore fibers for spatial division multiplexing* ( Invited)*

*R. S. Luis, G. Rademacher, B. J. Puttnam, Y. Awaji, and N. Wada*

**We.C1.3** Impact of crosstalk in SDM short-reach systems in presence of multicarrier transmission* ( Invited)*

*M. Rapisarda, A. Gatto, P. Parolari, and P. Boffi*

**We.C1.4** Crosstalk-induced penalty in coherent space-division multiplexing transmission* ( Invited)*

*P. Martelli and P. Boffi*

**SDM II (Wednesday, July 4, 15:40-17:10) Chair: Ruben Luís**

**We.D1.1** Nonlinear optical signal processing and generation of quantum states using intermodal four-wave mixing* ( Invited)*

*K. Rottwitt, M. A. U. Castaneda, E. N. Christensen, J. B. Christensen, and J. G. Koefoed*

**We.D1.2** Optical and digital key enabling techniques for SDM-based optical networks* ( Invited)*

*N. J. Muga, G. M. Fernandes, M. J. N. Lima, A. N. Pinto, P. B. André, M. Facão, and A. M. Rocha*

**We.D1.3** Connection provisioning in spectrally-spatially flexible optical networks with physical layer considerations* ( Invited)*

*G. Savva, K. Manousakis, B. Shariati, I. Tomkos, and G. Ellinas*

**We.D1.4** Impact of inter-core crosstalk on performance of spectrally-spatially flexible optical networks with B2B regeneration

*K. Walkowiak, P. Lechowicz, and M. Klinkowski*

**We.D1.5** Coupled vs. uncoupled SDM solutions: A physical layer aware networking comparison

*A. Ferrari, M. Cantono, and V. Curri*

**Access I (Thursday, July 5, 8:30-9:50) Chair: Josep Segarra**

**Th.A1.1** Backhaul communications at 10’s of Gbps data-rate* ( Invited)*

*H. Hemmati*

**Th.A1.2** Filterless and semi-filterless solutions in a Metro-HAUL network architecture *( Invited)*

*O. Ayoub, S. Shehata, F. Musumeci, and M. Tornatore*

**Th.A1.3** Towards 50 Gb/s in high-speed PON: Optimization of modulation formats using pre-chirping* ( Invited)*

*P. Torres-Ferrera, H. Wang, V. Ferrero, R. Mercinelli, and R. Gaudino*

**Th.A1.4** A new DSP-based physical layer encryption technique applied to passive optical networks* ( Invited)*

*M. L. F. Abbade, L. Silva Lessa, M. de Oliveira Santos, A. J. do Prado, and I. Aldaya*

**Access II (Thursday, July 5, 10:20-11:20) Chair: Omran Ayoub**

**Th.B1.1** Flexible mobile fronthaul with coherent UDWDM-PON* ( Invited)*

*J. Segarra, V. Sales, and J. Prat*

**Th.B1.2** Direct phase modulation for UDWDM ONU with beat signals* ( Invited)*

*J. C. Velásquez, I. N. Cano, J. Tabares, V. Polo, and J. Prat*

**Th.B1.3** XGPON statistical multiplexing analysis with heterogeneous users* ( Invited)*

*A. Gupta, C. Mas Machuca, and A. Dixit*

**GOWN I (Monday, July 2, 11:00-13:00) Chair: Carmo Medeiros**

**Mo.B2.1** Performance analysis of radio-over-fiber based on phase-modulation and direct-detection for the future 5G network* ( Invited)*

*M. Emmaeinna, S. Faci, A.-L. Billabert, A. Kabalan, C. Algani, and M. L. Diakité*

**Mo.B2.2** Enhanced capacity of radio over fiber links using polarization multiplexed signal transmission* ( Invited)*

*N. Badraoui and T. Berceli*

**Mo.B2.3** Flexible fog computing and telecom architecture for 5G networks* ( Invited)*

*L. Velasco and M. Ruiz*

**Mo.B2.4** Design and planning for fiber-based small cell backhauling* ( Invited)*

*C. Lim, C. Ranaweera, E. Wong, and A. Nirmalathas*

**Mo.B2.5** Supporting low-latency applications through hybrid cost-optimised cloudlet placement* ( Invited)*

*S. Mondal, G. Das, and E. Wong*

**Mo.B2.6** Analog radio-over-fiber solutions for 5G communications in the beyond-CPRI era *( Invited)*

*G. Giannoulis, N. Argyris, N. Iliadis, G. Poulopoulos, K. Kanta, H. Avramopoulos, and D. Apostolopoulos*

**GOWN II (Monday, July 2, 14:30-16:25) Chair: Christina Lim**

**Mo.C2.1** A method to increase the capacity of a millimeter wave radio-over-fiber system* ( Invited)*

*M. K. Eghbal, F. Aminian, and M. Shadaram*

**Mo.C2.2** Graphene for optically transparent telecommunication devices* ( Invited)*

*M. Grande*

**Mo.C2.3** A comparative analysis of community developed resource models for the optical transport network: A series of findings from the field* ( Invited)*

*D. King and D. Hutchison*

**Mo.C2.4** On upper bound for the third order intercept point of mixers* ( Invited)*

*J. Ladvánszky*

**Mo.C2.5** Semiconductor laser models suitability to assess laser noise effects on optically generated millimeter wave signals* ( Invited)*

*B. M. Oliveira, P. Almeida, and M. C. R. Medeiros*

**Mo.C2.6** Mitigation of nonlinear distortions in a mmWave OFDM photonic link employing digital signal pre-processing

*B. M. Oliveira, A. Lorences-Riego, P. M. Monteiro, and M. C. R. Medeiros*

**OWW I (Monday, July 2, 16:55-18:15) Chair: Norbert Hanik**

**Mo.D2.1** Optical wireless communications and optical sensing and detection technologies for increasing the reliability and safety in autonomous driving scenarios* ( Invited)*

*E. Leitgeb, T. Plank, P. Pezzei, H. Ivanov, and R. Pérez-Jiménez*

**Mo.D2.2** On-chip wireless optical communication: From antenna design to channel modelling* ( Invited)*

*G. Calò, G. Bellanca, F. Fuschini, M. Barbiroli, A. E. Kaplan, M. Bozzetti, B. Alam, P. Bassi, and V. Petruzzelli*

**Mo.D2.3** An optical network communication system performance using silicon photo multipliers (SiPM)* ( Invited)*

*R. M. Gutierrez and A. I. Hernandez*

**Mo.D2.4** High-speed and secure indoor infrared optical wireless communication technology* ( Invited)*

*Ke Wang, Tingting Song, Tian Liang, A. Nirmalathas, C. Lim, E. Wong, Hongtao Li, K. Alameh, and E. Skafidas*

**OWW II (Tuesday, July 3, 8:30-9:50) Chair: Jan Latal**

**Tu.A2.1** Estimating the modulation characteristics of white LEDs by their color temperature* ( Invited)*

*K. Richter, S Aleksic, and C.-A. Bunge*

**Tu.A2.2** High-bandwidth organic light-emitting diodes for ultra-low cost visible-light communication links* ( Invited)*

*P. de Souza, N. Bamiedakis, K. Yoshida, P. P. Manousiadis, G. A. Turnbull, I. D. W. Samuel, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White*

**Tu.A2.3** InGaN/GaN laser diodes and their applications* ( Invited)*

*S. Watson, S. Gwyn, S. Viola, G. Giuliano, T. J. Slight, S. Stanczyk, S. Grzanka, A. Yadav, D. Rowe, L. Laycock, K. E. Docherty, E. Rafailov, P. Perlin, S. Najda, M. Leszczynski, and A. E. Kelly*

**Tu.A2.4** Illumination and communication characteristics of YAG:Ce phosphor powders* ( Invited)*

*J. Vitasek, J. Jargus, J. Latal, T. Stratil, and Z. Wilček*

**OWW III (Tuesday, July 3, 10:20-11:35) Chair: Christian-Alexander Bunge**

**Tu.B2.1** Variable data rate for free space optical low earth orbit downlinks (OLEODL)* ( Invited)*

*A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach, and N. Hanik*

**Tu.B2.2** Simulation and measurement of atmospheric effect on optical beam* ( Invited)*

*J. Latal, J. Vitasek,*

*M. Bojko, J. Skrinsky, T. Stratil, Z. Wilcek*

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*J. Kolar*

**Tu.B2.3** A simple user grouping and pairing scheme for non-orthogonal multiple access in VLC system

*E. M. Almohimmah, M. T. Alresheedi, A. F. Abas, and J. Elmirghani*

**FiWiN5G (Tuesday, July 3, 12:45-14:25) Chair: Malik Muhammad**

**Tu.C2.1** Performance evaluation of NETCONF-based low latency cross-connect for 5G C-RAN architectures* ( Invited)*

*B. Andrus, A. Autenrieth, S. Pachnicke, S. Zou, J.J. V. Olmos, and I. T. Monroy*

**Tu.C2.2** A C-RAN based 5G platform with a fully virtualized, SDN controlled optical/wireless fronthaul* ( Invited)*

*K. Ramantas, A. Antonopoulos, E. Kartsakli, P.-V. Mekikis, J. Vardakas, and C. Verikoukis*

**Tu.C2.3** Medium-transparent packet-based fronthauling for 5G Hot-spot networks* ( Invited)*

*G. Kalfas, P. Maniotis, A. Mesodiakaki, S. Papaioannou, Ch. Vagionas, M. Gatzianas, E. Kartsakli, and J. Vardakas*

**Tu.C2.4** Optical access network solutions for 5G fronthaul* ( Invited)*

*F. Ponzini, K. Kondepu, F. Giannone, P. Castoldi, and L. Valcarenghi*

**Tu.C2.5** Millimeter-wave real-time all-digital transmitter with electro-optical upconversion* ( Invited)*

*S. S. Pereira, A. Lorences-Riesgo, D. C. Dinis, A. S. R. Oliveira, J. N. Vieira, and P. P. Monteiro*

**GOC (Tuesday, July 3, 14:55-17:00) Chair: Piero Castoldi**

**Tu.D2.1** Optimal design of 5G networks in rural zones with UAVs, optical rings, solar panels and batteries* ( Invited)*

*L. Chiaraviglio, L. Amorosi, N. Blefari-Melazzi, P. Dell’Olmo, C. Natalino, and P. Monti*

**Tu.D2.2** Design considerations for an energy-aware SDN-based architecture in 5G EPON nodes* ( Invited)*

*H. Khalili, P. S. Khodashenas, D. Rincon, S. Siddiqui, J. R. Piney, and S. Sallent*

**Tu.D2.3** Models for evaluating power saving techniques in flexible optical access networks * ( Invited)*

*S. Garg and A. Dixit*

**Tu.D2.4** Long wavelength VCSELs exploitation for low-cost and low-power consumption metro and access networks* ( Invited)*

*P. Parolari, A. Gatto, and P. Boffi*

**Tu.D2.5** Energy efficiency of server-centric PON data center architecture for fog computing

*S. H. Mohamed, T. E. H. El-Gorashi, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**Tu.D2.6** Energy efficiency of fog computing health monitoring applications

*I. S. M. Isa, M. O. I. Musa, T. E. H. El-Gorashi, A. Q. Lawey, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**Tu.D2.7** Energy efficient service distribution in internet of things

*B. Yosuf, M. Musa, T. El-Gorashi, A. Q. Lawey, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**5GT I (Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Piero Castoldi**

**We.A2.1** End-to-end 5G service deployment and orchestration in optical networks with QoE guarantees* ( Invited)*

*R. Montero, F. Agraz, A. Pagès, and S. Spadaro*

**We.A2.2** Testing facilities for end-to-end test of vertical applications enabled by 5G networks: Eindhoven 5G Brainport testbed* ( Invited)*

*I. Tafur Monroy, T. R. Raddo, S. Rommel, C. Okonkwo, N. Calabretta, U. Johannsen, G. Dubbelman, J. Scholtes, and B. Rutten*

**We.A2.3** Recent developments in service function chaining (SFC) and network slicing in backhaul and metro networks in support of 5G* ( Invited)*

*A. Farrel*

**We.A2.4** Optical fronthaul options for meeting 5G requirements* ( Invited)*

*N. J. Gomes and P. Assimakopoulos*

**We.A2.5** Planning of resilient OFDM-PON in support of 5G backhaul* ( Invited)*

*Yejun Liu and Lei Guo*

**5GT II (Wednesday, July 4, 10:30-12:25) Chair: Carlos Natalino da Silva**

**We.B2.1** Encapsulation techniques and traffic characterisation of an Ethernet-based 5G fronthaul* ( Invited)*

*F. Civerchia, K. Kondepu, F. Giannone, S. Doddikrinda, P. Castoldi, and L. Valcarenghi*

**We.B2.2** Photonic systems and devices for 5G* ( Invited)*

*R. Sabella and L. Potì*

**We.B2.3** Dimensioning of OTN/WDM rings for the transport of Ethernet/CPRI flows in 5G scenario

*V. Eramo, M. Listanti, F.G. Lavacca, and P. Iovanna*

**We.B2.4** Survivable BBU placement for C-RAN over optical aggregation networks

*M. Shehata, O. Ayoub, F. Musumeci, and M. Tornatore*

**We.B2.5** A low-latency traffic estimation based TDM-PON mobile front-haul for small cell cloud-RAN employing feed-forward artificial neural network

*A. M. Mikaeil, Weisheng Hu, and S. B. Hussain*

**We.B2.6** Experimental validation of hybrid WDM/SDM signal delivery for mobile fronthaul over PONs using SDN-enabled sliceable bitrate variable transceivers

*J. M. Fabrega, L. Nadal, R. Casellas, M. Svaluto Moreolo, F. J. Vílchez, R. Vilalta, R. Martínez, R. Muñoz, S. Sales, I. Gasulla, and J. Capmany*

**We.B2.7** Transmission of CPRI signals along weakly-coupled multicore fibers for support of 5G networks

*A. S. Marques, J. L. Rebola, and A. V. T. Cartaxo*

**MARS (Wednesday, July 4, 13:35-15:10) Chair: Berta Neto**

**We.C2.1** Recent progresses in Chinese telecom and photonics* ( Invited)*

*Shaomin Yan and Guang Wu*

**We.C2.2** The social-economic impact of fiber broadband penetration: A hype or a reality?* ( Invited)*

*Jie Li and M. Forzati*

**We.C2.3** Techno-economics for optimal deployment of optical fronthauling for 5G in large urban areas* ( Invited)*

*G. Arévalo, R. Gaudino, and M. Tipan*

**We.C2.4** Introduction of 12 cores optical amplifiers in optical transport network: Performance study and economic impact* ( Invited)*

*J. Thouras, E. Pincemin, D. Amar, P. Gravey, M. Morvan, and M.-L. Moulinard*

**We.C2.5** An insight into the total cost of ownership of 5G fronthauling

*A. Udalcovs, M. Levantesi, R. Gaudino, P. Urban, D. A. A. Mello, O. Ozolins, and P. Monti*

**RONEXT I (Wednesday, July 4, 15:30-17:10) Chair: Jose Marzo**

**We.D2.1** Resilient optical networks* ( Invited)*

*V. W. S. Chan*

**We.D2.2** A proactive restoration strategy for optical cloud networks based on failure predictions* ( Invited)*

*C. Natalino, F. Coelho, G. Lacerda, A. Braga, L. Wosinska, and P. Monti*

**We.D2.3** Pre-emptive detection and localization of failures towards marginless operations of optical networks* ( Invited)*

*C. Delezoide, K. Christodoulopoulos, A. Kretsis, N. Argyris, G. Kanakis, A. Sgambelluri, N. Sambo, P. Giardina, G. Bernini, D. Roccato, A. Percelsi,*

*R. Morro,*

*H. Avramopoulos, E. Varvarigos, P. Castoldi, P. Layec, and S. Bigo*

**We.D2.4 **Integrated OAM and transport SDN architecture for automatic and dynamic restoration of signal-degraded connections within flexi-grid optical networks* ( Invited)*

*R. Martínez, R. Casellas, J. M. Fàbrega, R. Vilalta, R. Muñoz, F. J. Vilchez, L. Nadal, M. Svaluto Moreolo, A. Villafranca, and P. Sevillano*

**We.D2.5** Reliability of optical components in advanced manufacturing* ( Invited)*

*R. Chandy*

**RONEXT II (Thursday, July 5, 8:30-10:05) Chair: Josep Fàbrega**

**Th.A2.1** Implementing CoS in EON protection and restoration schemes to preserve network resources* ( Invited)*

*M. Stapleton, K. Maamoun, and H. T. Mouftah*

**Th.A2.2** Upgrading links with ultra-low loss fibers in a survivable elastic optical network* ( Invited)*

*Yongcheng Li, Kai Xu, Xiaodong Fu, Sanjay K. Bose, and Gangxiang Shen*

**Th.A2.3** Impact of ROADM add/drop architecture on the effectiveness of optical channel shared restoration in DWDM networks *( Invited)*

*J. Pedro and S. Pato*

**Th.A2.4** Performance of hitless defragmentation scheme in quasi 1+1 path protected elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*B. C. Chatterjee and E. Oki*

**Th.A2.5** Impact of link failures on the performance of MapReduce in data center networks

*S. H. Mohamed, T. E. H. El-Gorashi, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**RONEXT III (Thursday, July 5, 10:35-11:55) Chair: Vincent Chan**

**Th.B2.1** Generation and distribution of oblivious keys through quantum communications* ( Invited)*

*A. N. Pinto, M. F. Ramos, N. A. Silva, and N. J. Muga*

**Th.B2.2** Key generation and distribution using phase fluctuation in classical fiber channel* ( Invited)*

*A. A. E. Hajomer, Xuelin Yang, A. Sultan, Weiqiang Sun, and Weisheng Hu*

**Th.B2.3 **Resilient controller location under targeted attacks* (Invited)*

*S. Gomez-Cosgaya, E. Calle, and J. L. Marzo*

**Th.B2.4** Optimized Clos OXC architecture and performance *( Invited)*

*M. Bănică and V. Croitoru*

**Flex-ON (Monday, July 2, 11:00-12:55) Chair: Armando Nolasco Pinto**

**Mo.B3.1** Geometrically-shaped 64-point constellations via achievable information rates* ( Invited)*

*B. Chen, A. Alvarado, C. Okonkwo, and H. Hafermann*

**Mo.B3.2** Quality of transmission estimator enabling the transparency paradigm in legacy IMDD networks* ( Invited)*

*E. Virgillito, S. Straullu, M. Cantono, A. Castoldi, R. Pastorelli, P. Savio, S. Abrate, and V. Curri*

**Mo.B3.3** Impact of crosstalk estimation methods on the performance of spectrally and spatially flexible optical networks* ( Invited)*

*M. Klinkowski and K. Walkowiak*

**Mo.B3.4** Scalability analysis of spectrally-spatially flexible optical networks with back-to-back regeneration* ( Invited)*

*K. Walkowiak, M. Klinkowski, and P. Lechowicz*

**Mo.B3.5** On the capacity and scalability of metro transport architectures for ubiquitous service delivery* ( Invited)*

*A. Eira, N. Costa, and J. Pedro*

**Mo.B3.6** Disaggregation of the optical layer for more cost-effective metro networks

*T. Lameiras, M. Mussolin, P. S. André, and B. Pereira*

**NetOrch (Monday, July 2, 14:25-16:15) Chair: Andrea Fumagalli**

**Mo.C3.1** Latency-aware network service orchestration over an SDN-controlled multi-layer transport infrastructure* ( Invited)*

*S. Fichera, R. Martínez, B. Martini, M. Gharbaoui, R. Casellas, R. Vilalta, R. Muñoz, and P. Castoldi*

**Mo.C3.2** Microservice SDN control plane for future optical networks* ( Invited)*

*Q. Pham Van, D. Verchere, D. Zeghlache, A. Dupas, P. Layec, and S. Bigo*

**Mo.C3.3** A two-layer network solution for reliable and efficient host-to-host transfer of big data

*A. Ferrari, M. Cantono, B. Mirkhanzadeh, Zhen Lu, A. Shakeri, Chencheng Shao, M. Tacca, M. Razo, A. Fumagalli, G. Martinelli, G. M. Galimberti, and V. Curri*

**Mo.C3.4** Accelerating VNF-based deep packet inspection with the use of GPUs

*I. M. Araújo, C. Natalino, Á. L. Santana, D. L. Cardoso*

**Mo.C3.5** Metro-Haul: SDN control and orchestration of disaggregated optical networks with model-driven development* ( Invited)*

*R. Casellas, R. Martínez, R. Vilalta, and R. Muñoz*

**Mo.C3.6 **Hierarchical and recursive NFV service platform for end-to-end network service orchestration across multiple NFVI domains *( Invited)*

*R. Muñoz, R. Vilalta, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, F. Vicens, J. Martrat, V. López, and D. López*

**BigNeO I (Monday, July 2, 16:45-18:25) Chair: Marc Ruiz**

**Mo.D3.1** When and how to apply statistics, machine learning and deep learning techniques* ( Tutorial)*

*J. L. Berral*

**Mo.D3.2** Examples of machine learning algorithms for optical network control and management* ( Invited)*

*A. P. Vela, M. Ruiz, and L. Velasco*

**BigNeO II (Tuesday, July 3, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Luis Velasco**

**Tu.A3.1** Automated optical networks with monitoring and machine learning* ( Invited)*

*F. Boitier and P. Layec*

**Tu.A3.2** Enabling data analytics and machine learning for 5G services within disaggregated multi-layer transport networks* ( Invited)*

*R. Casellas, R. Martínez, L. Velasco, R. Vilalta, P. Pavón, D. King, and R. Muñoz*

**Tu.A3.3** Deep learning-based traffic prediction for network optimization* ( Invited)*

*S. Troia, R. Alvizu, Y. Zhou, G. Maier, and A. Pattavina*

**Tu.A3.4** Evaluating machine learning models for QoT estimation* ( Invited)*

*R. M. Morais and J. Pedro*

**Tu.A3.5** Machine learning based optimal modulation format prediction for physical layer network planning* ( Invited)*

*D. Rafique*

**BigNeO III (Tuesday, July 3, 10:40-12:00) Chair: Alba Vela**

**Tu.B3.1** CASTOR: A monitoring and data analytics architecture to support autonomic domain and slice networking* ( Invited)*

*L. Gifre, M. Ruiz, and L. Velasco*

**Tu.B3.2** Optimization-as-a-service for traffic-engineering SDN applications* ( Invited)*

*J.-L. Izquierdo-Zaragoza and L. Velasco*

**Tu.B3.3** Maximizing the capacity of installed optical fiber infrastructure via wideband transmission *( Invited)*

*J. K. Fischer, M. Cantono, V. Curri, R.-P. Braun, N. Costa, J. Pedro, E. Pincemin, P. Doaré, C Le Boüetté, and A. Napoli*

**Tu.B3.4** Net2Plan-GIS: An open-source Net2Plan extension integrating GIS data for 5G network planning* ( Invited)*

*J.L. Romero-Gazquez, M.V. Bueno-Delgado, F.J. Moreno-Muro, and P. Pavon-Marino*

**BigNeO IV (Tuesday, July 3, 13:10-14:45) Chair: Jaume Comellas**

**Tu.C3.1** Make-before-break wavelength defragmentation* ( Invited)*

*B. Jaumard, H. Pouya, and D. Coudert*

**Tu.C3.2** Anticipating BER degradation in optical networks* ( Invited)*

*A. P. Vela, M. Ruiz, and L. Velasco*

**Tu.C3.3** Optimizing backup fibers in passive optical networks* ( Invited)*

*M. Żotkiewicz*

**Tu.C3.4** Soft failure localization in elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*A.P. Vela, B. Shariati, M. Ruiz, J. Comellas, and L. Velasco*

**Tu.C3.5** Impact of selected input features for lightpath feasibility validation using artificial neural networks

*R. M. Morais and J. Pedro*

**BigNeO V (Tuesday, July 3, 15:05-17:05) Chair: Behnam Shariati**

**Tu.D3.1** Genetic algorithm for effective service mapping in the optical backhaul of 5G networks* ( Invited)*

*L. Ruiz, R. J. Durán, I. de Miguel, P. S. Khodashenas, J. J. Pedreno-Manresa, N. Merayo, J. C. Aguado, P. Pavon-Marino, S. Siddiqui, J. Mata, P. Fernández, R. M. Lorenzo, and E. J. Abril*

**Tu.D3.2** Distributed location algorithms for flexible BBU hotel placement in C-RAN* ( Invited)*

*C. Raffaelli, B. M. Khorsandi, and F. Tonini*

**Tu.D3.3** Metro-flow traffic modelling for cognitive adaptation of core virtual network topologies* ( Invited)*

*F. Morales, M. Ruiz, and L. Velasco*

**Tu.D3.4** Performance evaluation of the VNT reconfiguration algorithm based on traffic prediction* ( Invited)
F. Morales, P. Festa, M. Ruiz, and L. Velasco*

**Tu.D3.5** Combining electronic layer protection and pre-planned optical restoration for improved and resource-efficient reliability* ( Invited)*

*Zhen Lu, A. Shakeri, M. Razo, M. Tacca, A. Fumagalli, G. M. Galimberti, and G. Martinelli*

**Tu.D3.6** An improved analytical model for the estimation of blocking probability in WDM networks with first-fit wavelength assignment* ( Invited)*

*Tianliang Zhang, A. Samadian, A. Shakeri, M. Razo, M. Tacca, and A. Fumagalli*

**DACINT I (Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Aleksejs Udalcovs**

**We.A3.1** Multidimensional multiplexing in multicore fibre for hybrid optical backhaul provision: The XCORE approach* ( Invited)*

*R. Llorente, M. Morant, J. S. Bruno, V. Almenar, J. L. Corral, J. M. Fuster, and J. Valls*

**We.A3.2** Design trade-offs of high-speed energy-efficient modulators for short-range optical interconnect* ( Invited)*

*S. Hosseini, N. K. Kamutam, M. Catuneanu, and K. Jamshidi*

**We.A3.3** Application of all-optical memory for advanced modulation formats in communication intra-datacenter networks (intra-DCNs)* ( Invited)*

*Y. Ben Ezra and B. I. Lembrikov*

**We.A3.4** Sub-μs latency high-port optical packet switch fabrics for disaggregated computing: The Hipoλaos OPS architecture * ( Invited)*

*M. Moralis-Pegios, N. Terzenidis, G. Mourgias-Alexandris, K. Vyrsokinos, and N. Pleros*

**We.A3.5** Short reach optical interconnects with single externally modulated laser operated in C-band* ( Invited)*

*O. Ozolins, Xiaodan Pang, A. Udalcovs, Lu Zhang, R. Schatz, U. Westergren, G. Jacobsen, S. Popov, and Jiajia Chen*

* *

**WAOR I (Wednesday, July 4, 10:40-12:20) Chair: Josep Solé-Pareta**

**We.B3.1** Classes of service defined by soft trunk reservation technique in elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*L. H. Bonani, J. C. F. Queiroz, and M. A. Deffert*

**We.B3.2** Periodic defragmentation in elastic optical networks* ( Invited)*

*J. Comellas, L. Vicario, and G. Junyent*

**We.B3.3** Network function virtualization aware offline embedding problem using squatting-kicking strategy for elastic optical networks *( Invited)*

*A. El-mekkawi, X. Hesselbach, and J.-R. Piney*

**We.B3.4** Optical RAM and optical CAM architectures for disintegrated computing and high-speed routing applications* ( Invited)*

*T. Alexoudi, C. Vagionas, P. Maniotis, and A. Miliou*

**We.B3.5** Supervised machine learning techniques for quality of transmission assessment in optical networks* ( Invited)*

*J. Mata, I. de Miguel, R. J. Durán, J. C. Aguado, N. Merayo, L. Ruiz, P. Fernández, R. M. Lorenzo, E. J. Abril, and I. Tomkos*

**WAOR II (Wednesday, July 4, 13:30-15:05) Chair: Manos Varvarigos
**

**We.C3.1** Elastic networks thematic network results I: Planning and control of flex-grid/SDM *( Invited)*

*F. J. Moreno-Muro, R. Rumipamba-Zambrano, J. Perelló, P. Pavón-Mariño, J. Solé-Pareta, R. Martínez, R. Casellas, R. Vilalta, R. Muñoz, J. Mata, L. Ruiz, N. Merayo, I. de Miguel, and R. J. Durán*

**We.C3.2** Elastic networks thematic network results II: Edge computing and wireless support *( Invited)
*

*X, Masip, E. Marín, A. Jurnet, P. Reviriego, R. Flores, C. Lentisco, D. Fernández, L. Bellido, S. Gómez, E. Calle, G. Otero, J. Hernandez, and D. Larrabeiti*

**We.C3.3** Optimal design of filterless optical networks* ( Invited)*

*B. Jaumard and Yan Wang*

**We.C3.4** Enabling multipath optical routing with hybrid differential delay compensation* ( Invited)*

*R. Alvizu, V. Soto, S. Troia, and G. Maier*

**We.C3.5** Performance of dispersion-reduced wavelength assignment in wavelength-routed optical networks

*B. C. Chatterjee, N. Sarma, A. Mitra, A. Srivastava, N. Stol, and E. Oki*

* *

**WAOR III (Wednesday, July 4, 15:30-17:10) Chair: Xavier Hesselbach**

**We.D3.1 **ALLIANCE project: Architecting a knowledge-defined 5G enabled network infrastructure* ( Invited)*

*D. Careglio, S. Spadaro, A. Cabellos, J. A. Lazaro, J. Perelló, P. Barlet, J. M. Gené, and J. Paillissé*

**We.D3.2** Wavelength and space division packet super-channel switching system for future data center optical networks with a switching capacity of 53.3 Tb/s/port* ( Invited)*

*J. M. Delgado Mendinueta, S. Shinada, Y. Hirota, R. Soares Luís, H. Furukawa, and N. Wada*

**We.D3.3** Analysis of artificial intelligence-based metaheuristic algorithm for MPLS network optimization* ( Invited)*

*M. Masood, M. M. Fouad, and I. Glesk*

**We.D3.4** Overview of South-Bound interfaces for software-defined optical networks* ( Invited)*

*M. Garrich and A. Bravalheri*

**We.D3.5** Advanced routing strategy with highly-efficient fabric-wide characterization for optical integrated switches* ( Invited)*

*Qixiang Cheng, Yishen Huang, M. Bahadori, M. Glick, S. Rumley, and K. Bergman*

**DACINT II (Thursday, July 5, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Jarosław Turkiewicz**

**Th.A3.1** The Synopsys software environment to design and simulate photonic integrated circuits: A case study for 400G transmission *( Invited)*

*E. Ghillino, E. Virgillito, P. V. Mena, R. Scarmozzino, R. Stoffer, D. Richards, A. Ghiasi, A. Ferrari, M. Cantono, A. Carena, and V. Curri*

**Th.A3.2** Cost and power consumption comparison of 400Gbps intra-datacenter transceiver modules* ( Invited)*

*T. Rokkas, I. Neokosmidis, and I. Tomkos*

**Th.A3.3** Towards high speed and low power silicon photonic data links* ( Invited)*

*D. J. Thomson, K. Debnath, Weiwei Zhang, Ke Li, Shenghao Liu, Fanfan Meng, A. Z. Khokhar, C. Littlejohns, J. Byers, L. Mastronardi, M. K. Husain, F. Y. Gardes, S. Saito, Xia Chen, M. M. Milosevic, Y. Franz, A. F. J. Runge, S. Mailis, A. C. Peacock, P. Wilson, and G. T. Reed*

**Th.A3.4** Multi-section semiconductor optical amplifiers for data centre networks* ( Invited)*

*M. Hammad, A. Anchal, S. O’Duill, P. Landais, A. Kaszubowska-Anandarajah, and P. M. Anandarajah*

**Th.A3.5** Silicon modulators for the generation of advanced modulation formats* ( Invited)*

*D. Perez-Galacho, L. Bramerie, C. Baudot, M. Chaibi, S. Messaoudène, N. Vulliet, L. Vivien, F. Boeuf, C. Peucheret, and D. Marris-Morini*

**DACINT III (Thursday, July 5, 10:40-12:15) Chair: Jarosław Turkiewicz**

**Th.B3.1** Transceiver scaling and the IPSR-I roadmap* ( Invited)*

*M. Glick, H. Rastegarfar, R. C. Pfahl Jr., and L. C. Kimerling*

**Th.B3.2** PAM-4 and DMT for inter-data center connections and 5G fronthaul applications* ( Invited)*

*H. Griesser, N. Eiselt, A. Dochhan, M. Eiselt, and J.-P. Elbers*

**Th.B3.3** 400G Interconnects for data centres and high-performance computing – What is now and what is next?* ( Invited)*

*J. J. Vegas Olmos, J. J. Mohr, S. B. Christensen, K. E. Skouby, and J. P. Turkiewicz*

**Th.B3.4** Probabilistically shaped 8-PAM suitable for data centers communication

*Xiao Han and I. B. Djordjevic*

**SWP I (Monday, July 2, 11:00-12:40) Chair: Bouchta Sahraoui
**

**Mo.B4.1** Graphene/silicon Schottky junction solar cells* ( Invited)*

*C. Ciminelli, F. Dell’Olio, G. Brunetti, D. Conteduca, and M. N. Armenise*

**Mo.B4.2** Photocurrent generation with transition metal nitrides and transition metal carbides* ( Invited)*

*S. Ishii, S. L. Shinde, and T. Nagao*

**Mo.B4.3** Solar module using dye-sensitized solar cells* ( Invited)*

*M. H. Buraidah, L. P. Teo, Shahan Shah, M. A. Careem, I. Albinsson, B.-E. Mellander, and A. K. Arof*

**Mo.B4.4** Advanced light harnessing features in solar cell device simulations* ( Invited)*

*A. Quandt, T. Aslan, I. Mokgosi, and R. Warmbier*

**Mo.B4.5** Tamm polaritons and cavity modes in the FIR range* ( Invited)*

*J. Silva and M. Vasilevskiy*

**SWP II (Monday, July 2, 14:10-15:50) Chair: Alexander Quandt**

**Mo.C4.1** Effect on the coupling between patterned disordered emitters and surface plasmons* ( Invited)*

*K. Chevrier, J.M. Benoit, C. Symonds, and J. Bellessa*

**Mo.C4.2** Phonon-polariton-based route to enhanced directional thermal emission* ( Invited)*

*S. Foteinopoulou and G. C. R. Devarapu*

**Mo.C4.3** Modulated 3D cross-correlation dynamic light scattering of magnetic nanoparticle inks* ( Invited)*

*E. Frau and S. Schintke*

**Mo.C4.4** Structuring of magnetic nanoparticle fluids for decorative and functional printing and coating* ( Invited)*

*N. Fosso, E. Frau, and S. Schintke*

**Mo.C4.5** Novel effects and functionalities in subwavelength photonic and plasmonic (nano)structures* ( Invited)*

*P. Kwiecien, I. Richter, J. Petráček, V. Kuzmiak, and J. Čtyroký*

**SWP III (Monday, July 2, 16:20-18:00) Chair: Radu Hristu**

**Mo.D4.1** Nonlinear optical phenomena in silicon-smectic A liquid crystal (SALC) waveguiding structures* ( Invited)*

*B. I. Lembrikov, D. Ianetz, and Y. Ben-Ezra*

**Mo.D4.2** Third harmonic generation of azo-based thin films* ( Invited)*

*K. Waszkowska, S. Slassi, A. Amine, A. El-Ghayoury, and B. Sahraoui*

**Mo.D4.3** Second-harmonic generation by Mie-resonant nanoparticles with bulk quadratic nonlinearity* ( Invited)*

*D. A. Smirnova, I. I. Volkovskaya, and A. I. Smirnov*

**Mo.D4.4** Optical nonlinearities in strained silicon* ( Invited)*

*L. Vivien*

**Mo.D4.5** Nonlinear optical properties of oxide thin films* ( Invited)*

*A. Zawadzka, P. Płóciennik, K. Waszkowska, D. Guichaoua, and B. Sahraoui*

**Mo.D4.6** Physical properties of oxide thin films

*P. Płóciennik, A. Zawadzka, K. Wiśniewski, and Z. Łukasiak*

**SWP IV (Tuesday, July 3, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Denis Tranca**

**Tu.A4.1** Functionalized methacrylic polymers for optical applications* ( Invited)*

*D. Guichaoua, K. Waszkowska, V. Smokal, O. Kharchenko, B. Kulyk, O. Krupka,*

*A. Migalska-Zalas,*

*and B. Sahraoui*

**Tu.A4.2** Three-dimensional photonic structures fabricated by two-photon polymerization for microfluidics and microneedles* ( Invited)*

*C. Plamadeala, S. R. Gosain, S. Purkhart, B. Buchegger, W. Baumgartner, and J. Heitz*

**Tu.A4.3** Recent advances in unusual optical coatings for flexible device applications* ( Invited)*

*Young Min Song, Gil Ju Lee, and Young Jin Yoo*

**Tu.A4.4** Ultrafast scanning electron microscopy (USEM) to probe charge dynamics at surfaces of oxide thin films* ( Invited)*

*S. M. Pietralunga, V. Sala, C. Manzoni, G. Cerullo, G. Lanzani, G. Irde, M. Zani, and A. Tagliaferri*

**Tu.A4.5** Management of light patterns based on local Hilbert transform* ( Invited)*

*K. Staliunas, W. Ahmed, M. Botey, R. Herrero, Z. Hayran, and H. Kurt*

**SWP V (Tuesday, July 3, 10:40-12:20) Chair: Catalin Stoichita**

**Tu.B4.1** Tapered optical fibers for optogenetics: Ray tracing modeling* ( Invited)*

*E. Maglie, M. Pisanello, F. Pisano, E. Bellistri, L. Sileo, M. De Vittorio, and F. Pisanello*

**Tu.B4.2** Optical approaches to study cell invasiveness: From 2 photon lithography to optogenetics* ( Invited)
B. Spagnolo, M. Pisanello, L. Sileo, F. Pisano, F. Pisanello, and M. De Vittorio*

**Tu.B4.3** Al2O3 microresonator based passive and active biosensors* ( Invited)*

*M. de Goede, L. Chang, M. Dijkstra, R. Obregón, J. Ramón-Azcón, E. Martínez, L. Padilla, J. Adan, F. Mitjans, and S. M. García-Blanco*

**Tu.B4.4** Geometrical-optics based spectrophotometry* ( Invited)*

*M. Marsan, M. Lucidi, and G. Cincotti*

**Tu.B4.5** Methods and applications of near-field subsurface diagnostics* ( Invited)*

*K. P. Gaikovich*

**SWP VI (Tuesday, July 3, 13:30-15:05) Chair: Johannes Heitz**

**Tu.C4.1** Light confinement in resonators based on Bloch surface waves* ( Invited)*

*D. Aurelio, T. Perani, and M. Liscidini*

**Tu.C4.2** Polymeric strip to double slot waveguide coupler* ( Invited)*

*J. Chovan and F. Uherek*

**Tu.C4.3** Towards optical sensors for the characterization of liquid sprays* ( Invited)*

*C. Vigreux, A. Taleb-Bendiab, R. Escalier, A. Pradel, R. Kribich, A. Ducanchez, and R. Bendoula*

**Tu.C4.4** Non-invasive respiration monitoring system based on smart sensor mat embedded with optical fiber interferometer* ( Invited)*

*Changyuan Yu, Shihang Bian, Ying Shen, Wei Xu, and Cheungchuen Yu*

**Tu.C4.5** Optical sensing device through monitoring cut-off wavelength of asymmetric transmission

*N. Yilmaz, A. Ozer, F. T. Bagci, O. O. Kilic, T. Yildirim, A. Ozdemir, H. Kocer, and H. Kurt*

**SWP VII (Tuesday, July 3, 15:25-17:00) Chair: Trevor Benson**

**Tu.D4.1** Initial investigation for the fabrication of hyperbolic metamaterials based on ultra-thin Au layers* ( Invited)*

*J. Sukham, O. Takayama, A. Lavrinenko, and R. Malureanu*

**Tu.D4.2** Controlling the near-field of metasurfaces for free-electron multi-harmonic hard X-ray sources* ( Invited)*

*G. Rosolen, Liang Jie Wong, N. Rivera, B. Maes, M. Soljacic, and I. Kaminer*

**Tu.D4.3** Harmonic generation in semiconductor superlattices with applications to the 100 GHz to the 1 THz range* ( Invited)*

*M. F. Pereira, V. Anfertev, and V. Vaks*

**Tu.D4.4** Differential charge carrier lifetime investigated in a blue InGaN LED at operational conditions* ( Invited)*

*R. Tomašiūnas, I. Reklaitis, L. Krencius, P. Vitta, S. Karpov, H. J. Lugauer, and M. Strassburg*

**Tu.D4.5** Off-axis vortex beams diffracted by a circular grating

*D. A. Savelyev and A V. Ustinov*

**SWP VIII (Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Crina Cojocaru**

**We.A4.1** Cloaking on demand based on scattering cancelation* ( Invited)*

*Z. Hayran, R. Herrero, M. Botey, H. Kurt, and K. Staliunas*

**We.A4.2** All-dielectric metasurfaces as an efficient tool for electromagnetic waves manipulation* ( Invited)*

*P. Kapitanova, A. Sayanskiy, M. Odit, A. Miroshnichenko, A. Lavrinenko, and P. Belov*

**We.A4.3** Light manipulations with metasurfaces in visible and infrared spectrum: Asymmetric transmission and tunability with phase change materials* ( Invited)*

*H. Kurt, A. Özer, and H. Kocer*

**We.A4.4** 2-level hierarchical metamaterials obtained using segregation process and nanostructurization* ( Invited)*

*T. Stefaniuk*

**We.A4.5** Parity-time (PT) symmetry in chiral metamaterials* ( Invited)*

*M. Kafesaki, I. Katsantonis, S. Droulias, E. N. Economou, and C. M. Soukoulis*

**DCN I (Wednesday, July 4, 10:40-12:20) Chair: Weiqiang Sun**

**We.B4.1** The orbital angular momentum of light for ultra-high capacity data centers* ( Invited)*

*M. Scaffardi, M. N. Malik, Jiangbo Zhu, G. Goeger, Ning Zhang, C. Klitis, Yabin Ye, P. Rydlichowski, V. Toccafondo, M. Lavery, N. Andriolli, Siyuan Yu, M. Sorel, and A. Bogoni*

**We.B4.2 **Direct-detection single-sideband systems: Performance comparison and practical implementation penalties* ( Invited)*

*D. Pilori and R. Gaudino*

**We.B4.3** On energy efficiency of networks for composable datacentre infrastructures* ( Invited)*

*O. Ajibola, T. E. H. El-Gorashi, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**We.B4.4** Experimental evaluation of passive optical network based data centre architecture* ( Invited)*

*A. E. A. Eltraify, M. O. I. Musa, A. Al-Quzweeni, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**We.B4.5** NEPHELE: Vertical integration and real time demonstration of an optical datacenter network* ( Invited)*

*C. Spatharakis, K. Tokas, I. Patronas, P. Bakopoulos, D. Reisis, and H. Avramopoulos*

**DCN II (Wednesday, July 4, 13:50-15:40) Chair: Jiajia Chen**

**We.C4.1** Planning of geo-distributed cloud data centers in fast developing economies* ( Invited)*

*Ruiyun Liu, Weiqiang Sun, and Weisheng Hu*

**We.C4.2** Auto-scaling mechanism in the ICT converged cross stratum orchestration architecture for zero-touch service and network management* ( Invited)*

*Young Lee, R. Vilalta, R. Casellas, R. Martínez, and R. Muñoz*

**We.C4.3** Infrastructure cost evaluation of intra-data centre networks* ( Invited)*

*R. Romero Reyes and T. Bauschert*

**We.C4.4** Performance assessment of OPSquare data center network with elastic allocation of WDM transceivers* ( Invited)*

*Xuwei Xue, Fulong Yan, Bitao Pan, and N. Calabretta*

**We.C4.5** Intra-data center network optimization by means of application-based traffic modeling and optical circuit switching

*M. Balanici and S. Pachnicke*

**We.C4.6** Decomposed request scheduling in SnF OCS networks

*Chenchen Zhao, Xiao Lin, Shengnan Yue, and Weiqiang Sun*

**PAM (Wednesday, July 4, 16:10-17:10) Chair: Oksana Shramkova**

**We.D4.1** Superabsorption as a time-reversal of superradiance* ( Invited)*

*Kyungwon An*

**We.D4.2** Modal interactions in microstadium optical cavities* ( Invited)*

*T. Fukushima*

**We.D4.3** Ultraprecise resonance nanophotonics at the fibre surface* ( Invited)*

*M. Sumetsky*

**NOA I (Thursday, July 5, 8:30-9:45) Chair: Paweł Rosa
**

**Th.A4.1** Polarization control in closed cavity Raman fiber lasers* ( Invited)*

*G. Rizzelli, P. Corredera Guillén, and J. D. Ania-Castañón*

**Th.A4.2** Strategies for optimized Raman amplification deployment in DWDM mesh networks* ( Invited)*

*J. Pedro and N. Costa*

**Th.A4.3** RIN transfer mitigation technique using broadband incoherent pump in distributed Raman amplified transmission systems* ( Invited)*

*M. A. Iqbal, Mingming Tan, and P. Harper*

**Th.A4.4** Soliton transmission with 5 eigenvalues over 2000 km of Raman-amplified fiber

*B. Leible, Yingkan Chen, M. I. Yousefi, N. Hanik*

**NOA II (Thursday, July 5, 10:15-11:30) Chair: Paweł Rosa
**

**Th.B4.1** Multi-band nonlinear Schrödinger equation for efficient simulation of parametric optical amplifiers and oscillators* ( Invited)*

*I. Begleris and P. Horak*

**Th.B4.2** Mitigation of amplitude and phase distortions by using conjugate-NOLM regenerator *( Invited)*

*Feng Wen, Baojian Wu, Feng Yang, and S. Sygletos*

**Th.B4.3** Nonlinearity mitigation of DQPSK signal by frequency-shift free spectral inversion using counter-propagating dual pump four-wave mixing in a semiconductor optical amplifier* ( Invited)*

*A. Anchal, P. Kumar, S. O’Duill, P. M. Anandarajah, and P. Landais*

**Th.B4.4** Cross-gain modulation mitigation in semiconductor optical pre-amplifiers using a new synthetic filter for NRZ-based WDM transmission systems

*E. Ramírez-Cruz, I. Rendón-Salgado, D. E. Ceballos-Herrera, and R. Gutiérrez-Castrejón*

**CTS I (Monday, July 2, 11:00-12:40) Chair: Vladimir Rastorguev**

**Mo.B5.1** Automated network selection for moving devices with respect to user preferences* ( Invited)*

*K. Kastell*

**Mo.B5.2** 90-GHz linear-cell systems for public transportation systems* ( Invited)*

*T. Kawanishi, A. Kanno, and N. Yamamoto*

**Mo.B5.3** 5G connected vehicles supported by optical fiber access* ( Invited)*

*J. A. Lazaro, M. Coves, S. Sarmiento, J. A. Altabas, and A. Lerín*

**Mo.B5.4** Remotized control of power electronic devices exploiting a plastic optical fiber photonic bus* ( Invited)*

*A. Varatharajan, P. Savio, E. Vizzaccaro, S. Abrate, G. Pellegrino, and V. Curri*

**Mo.B5.5** On the variability of launching and detection in POF transmission systems* ( Invited)*

*A. López, M. A. Losada, J. Mateo, and J. Zubia*

**CTS II (Monday, July 2, 14:10-16:00) Chair: Kira Kastell**

**Mo.C5.1** Deployment of air quality monitoring sensors over a delay tolerant mobile ad-hoc network in public transportation systems* ( Invited)*

*R. Asorey-Cacheda, A. J. Garcia-Sanchez, C. Zúñiga-Cañón, P. Marco-Jornet, P. A. Moreno-Riquelme, and J. Garcia-Haro*

**Mo.C5.2** Algorithm for determining road boundaries in the radar system of an unmanned car* ( Invited)*

*Bui Shi Han, V. V. Rastorguev, and V. Schneider*

**Mo.C5.3** Possibilities to observe small-size UAVs in the prospective airfield radar* ( Invited)*

*A. E. Ananenkov, D. V. Marin, V. M. Nuzhdin, V. V. Rastorguev, and P. V. Sokolov*

**Mo.C5.4** An optical wireless communication based 5G architecture to enable smart city applications* ( Invited)*

*W. Boubakri, W. Abdallah, and N. Boudriga*

**Mo.C5.5** Packet insertion attack detection in optical UAV networks

*N. Ramdhan, M. Sliti, and N. Boudriga*

**Mo.C5.6 **Jamming attack detection in optical UAV networks

*M. Sliti, W. Abdallah, and N. Boudriga*

**PICAW I (Monday, July 2, 16:30-18:10) Chair: Sylwester Latkowski**

**Mo.D5.1** Slow light in waveguide gratings on silicon-on-insulator * ( Invited)*

*M. Passoni, D. Gerace, L. O’Faolain, and L. C. Andreani*

**Mo.D5.2** Optical signal processing based on 4×4 multimode interference structures* ( Invited)*

*Duy-Tien Le, Trung-Thanh Le, and L. W. Cahill*

**Mo.D5.3** Electro-optic organic-inorganic hybrids for signal modulation* ( Invited)*

*A. R. N. Bastos, C. M. S. Vicente, M. Lima, P. S. André, and R. A. S. Ferreira*

**Mo.D5.4** Designing anisotropy with waveguide sub-wavelength structures* ( Invited)*

*R. Halir, A. Herrero-Bermello, J. M. Luque-González, A. Ortega-Moñux, G. Wangüemert-Pérez, A. V. Velasco, Í. Molina-Fernández, J. H. Schmid, and P. Cheben*

**Mo.D5.5** Efficient coupling interfaces in photonic systems enabled by printed free-form micro-optics* ( Invited)*

*C. Koos, W. Freude, S. Randel, P.-I. Dietrich, M. Blaicher, Y. Xu, M. Billah, T. Hoose, M. Trappen, and A. Hofmann*

**PICAW II (Tuesday, July 3, 8:30-10:05) Chair: Ganapathi Subramania**

**Tu.A5.1** Ge-rich graded-index SiGe alloys: exploring a versatile platform for mid-IR photonics* ( Invited)*

*J. M. Ramirez, Q. Liu, V. Vakarin, J. Frigerio, A. Ballabio, D. Chrastina, X. Le Roux, C. Alonso-Ramos, G. Isella, L. Vivien, and D. Marris-Morini*

**Tu.A5.2** Transparent conducting oxides for optoelectronics and biosensing applications* ( Invited)*

*J. Parra, I. Olivares, J. L. Frieiro, O. Blázquez, S. Hernández, B. Garrido, and P. Sanchis*

**Tu.A5.3** Towards applications of Stimulated Raman scattering in nanophotonics* ( Invited)*

*L. Sirleto, M. A. Ferrara, and A. Vergara*

**Tu.A5.4** Polymer halide perovskites-waveguides integrated in nanocellulose as a wearable amplifier-photodetector system* ( Invited)*

*I. Suárez, E. Hassanabadi, A. Maulu, N. Carlino, C. A. Maestri, M. Latifi, P. Bettotti, I. Mora-Seró, and J. P. Martínez-Pastor*

**Tu.A5.5** Integration of non-volatile ferroelectric actuators in silicon photonics circuits

*I. Maqueira-Albo, S. Varotto, M. Asa, C. Rinaldi, M. Cantoni, R. Bertacco, and F. Morichetti*

**PICAW III (Tuesday, July 3, 10:35-12:10) Chair: Robert Halir**

**Tu.B5.1** Programmable transfer function optical-DAC using an InP segmented Mach-Zehnder modulator* ( Invited)*

*A. Aimone, S. Dris, J. Sundermeyer, Jung Han Choi, C. Zerna, A. Richter, and K.-O. Velthaus*

**Tu.B5.2** Open innovation development for photonic integration technology: A practical case of RF interconnects* ( Invited)*

*V. Dolores-Calzadilla, Weiming Yao, T. de Vries, and K. Williams*

**Tu.B5.3** InP-on-silicon electronically tunable lasers* ( Invited)*

*S. Dhoore, G. Roelkens, and G. Morthier*

**Tu.B5.4** Cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance filters for compact WDM light source* ( Invited)*

*J. Inoue, S. Ura, and K. Kintaka*

**Tu.B5.5** Automatic configuration and wavelength locking of coupled micro-ring resonators in presence of thermal cross-talk

*M. Milanizadeh, D. Aguiar, F. Morichetti, and A. Melloni*

**PICAW IV (Tuesday, July 3, 13:25-15:00) Chair: Laurent Vivien**

**Tu.C5.1** Test methods and processes in manufacturing chain of photonic integrated circuits* ( Invited)*

*S. Latkowski, D. Pustakhod, Weiming Yao, X. Leijtens, and K. Williams*

**Tu.C5.2** Fabrication of monolithic add-drop filters in pure silica by femtosecond laser writing* ( Invited)*

*P. V. S. Marques, V. A. Amorim, J. M. Maia, D. Alexandre, and D. Viveiros*

**Tu.C5.3** CMOS-compatible plasmonics integrated with Si3N4 photonic waveguides* ( Invited)*

*D. Tsiokos, G. Dabos, A. Manolis, E. Chatzianagnostou, D. Ketzaki, L. Markey, J.C. Weeber, A. Dereux, A. L. Giesecke, C. Porschatis, B. Chmielak, and N. Pleros*

**Tu.C5.4** Thermally stable external cavity laser based on silicon nitride periodic nanostructures

*S. Iadanza, A. Bakoz, D. Panettieri, A. Tedesco, G. Giannino, M. Grande, and L. O’Faolain*

**Tu.C5.5** Silicon-on-insulator fundamental to first-order dual polarization mode converter based on Si-Si3N4 phase plate waveguide

*B. E. Abu-elmaaty, M. S. Sayed, H. M. H. Shalaby, and R. K. Pokharel*

**NAON I (Tuesday, July 3, 15:20-17:00) Chair: Włodzimierz Nakwaski**

**Tu.D5.1** Photonic topological structures at optical frequencies* ( Invited)*

*G. Subramania*

**Tu.D5.2** Nonradiative energy transfer and photocurrent enhancements in hybrid quantum dot-MoS2 devices* ( Invited)*

*J. J. Gough, N. McEvoy, M. O’Brien, A. P. Bell, J. McManus, D. McCloskey, J. B. Boland, J. N. Coleman, G. S. Duesberg, and A. L. Bradley*

**Tu.D5.3** Spin-orbit interaction and phonon-mediated spin dynamics in quantum dots* ( Invited)*

*M. Vaughan and J. M. Rorison*

**Tu.D5.4** Localized photonic jets generated by step-like dielectric microstructures* ( Invited)*

*O. Shramkova, V. Drazic, M. Damghanian, A. Boriskin, V. Allié, and L. Blondé*

**Tu.D5.5** Ultrafast nanooptical near-field probing with photoelectrons* ( Invited)*

*P. Dombi*

**NAON II (Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:40) Chair: Judy Rorison**

**We.A5.1** Tailoring disordered structures for light management* ( Invited)*

*A. Abass, S. Nanz, P. M. Piechulla, A. Sprafke, R. B. Wehrspohn, and C. Rockstuhl*

**We.A5.2** Efficient algorithms for optical properties of short period semiconductor superlattices* ( Invited)*

*M. F. Pereira*

**We.A5.3** Progress on III-V-Bi alloys and light emitting devices* ( Invited)*

*Shumin Wang, Li Yue, Lijuan Wang, Yanchao Zhang, Chang Wang, Xiaolei Zhang, Chaodan Chi, Hao Liang, Xiaoyan Wu, Juanjuan Liu, Wenwu Pan, Chunfang Cao, and Yaoyao Li*

**We.A5.4** VCSEL-based optical frequency combs: Study of its polarization dynamics under gain switching and polarization selective optical injection locking* ( Invited)*

*A. Quirce, C. de Dios, A. Valle, E. Prior, L. Pesquera, K. Panajotov, J. Palací, P. Meissner, and P. Acedo*

**We.A5.5** Quantum-cascade vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (QC-VCSEL)* ( Invited)*

*W. Nakwaski, M. Gębski, M. Wasiak, M. Dems, M. Marciniak, A. K. Sokół, R. P. Sarzała, and T. Czyszanowski*

**We.A5.6** Antiresonant oxide island as a measure for improved single-mode emission in VCSELs

*M. Więckowska, T. Czyszanowski, G. Almuneau, and M. Dems*

**We.A5.7** Modes distribution in quantum-cascade vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL)

*S. Grzempa, W. Nakwaski, M. Dems, and T. Czyszanowski*

**NAON III (Wednesday, July 4, 11:10-12:30) Chair: Maciej Dems**

**We.B5.1** Optics at the nanoscale: Not the usual electromagnetic problem* ( Invited)
M. Scalora, M. A. Vincenti, D. de Ceglia, N. Akozbek, M. J. Bloemer, C. De Angelis, J. W. Haus, R. Vilaseca, J. Trull, and C. Cojocaru*

**We.B5.2** Stabilization of broad area semiconductor amplifiers and lasers by double modulation of pump and refractive index* ( Invited)
W. W. Ahmed, S. Kumar, J. Medina, M. Botey, R. Herrero, and K. Staliunas*

**We.B5.3** Femto-farad optoelectronic coupling and low-latency nanophotonic computing* ( Invited)*

*M. Notomi, K. Nozaki, S. Kita, and A. Shinya*

**We.B5.4** Structured light in optical components with arbitrary index distribution* ( Invited)*

*A. Anuszkiewicz, K. Świtkowski, A. Filipkowski, J. Lisowska, D. Pysz, R. Stępień, W. Królikowski, and R. Buczyński*

**MWP I (Wednesday, July 4, 14:00-15:15) Chair: Tibor Berceli**

**We.C5.1** Microwave photonic advances for photonic signal processing* ( Invited)*

*R. Minasian and Xiaoke Yi*

**We.C5.2** Generation of mmWave 5G signals using microwave photonics* ( Invited)*

*D. Perez-Galacho, V. Nacher-Castellet, and S. Sales*

**We.C5.3** Photonic-assisted G-band wireless links for 5G backhaul* ( Invited)*

*B. Vidal Rodríguez*

**We.C5.4** Third-order dispersion compensation for resolution enhancement in RF interferometry

*J. Benítez and J. Mora*

**MWP II (Wednesday, July 4, 15:45-17:00) Chair: Robert Minasian**

**We.D5.1** Integrated microphotonic tunable delay lines for beam steering in phased array antennas* ( Invited)*

*C. Ciminelli, G. Brunetti, D. Conteduca, F. Dell’Olio, and M. N. Armenise*

**We.D5.2** Modulation transparent wireless data link using photonic-based transmitter and envelope detector *( Invited)*

*G. Carpintero, R. Guzman, A. Rivera, L.-E. García, H. Lamela, and D. Segovia*

**We.D5.3** Performance analysis of analog optical link array with optical Blass matrix beamformer for multi-beam operation *( Invited)*

*C. Tsokos, P. Groumas, E. Mylonas, V. Katopodis, L. Gounaridis, H. Avramopoulos, and Ch. Kouloumentas*

**We.D5.4** Directional invisibility of elliptical shaped all dielectric structure induced by evolutionary optimization approach

*C. Babayiğit, E. Bor, H. Kurt, K. Staliunas, and M. Turduev*

**QPhot I (Thursday, July 5, 8:30-10:30) Chair: Edmund Harbord
**

**Th.A5.1** Integrated quantum photonics in compound semiconductors* (**Invited**)*

*D. M. Beggs*

**Th.A5.2** Cavity-enhanced superconducting single photon detectors* (**Invited**)*

*J. Münzberg, A. Vetter, W. Hartmann, N. Gruhler, F. Beutel, S. Ferrari, C. Rockstuhl, and W. H. P. Pernice*

**Th.A5.3** Superconducting single photon detectors for integrated quantum photonics* (**Invited**)*

*D. Sahin, M. H. Johnson, B. Slater, N. A. Tyler, J. G. Barreto, and M. G. Thompson*

**Th.A5.4** Giant Rydberg excitons in synthetic and artificial cuprous oxide* (**Invited**)*

*S. A. Lynch, C. Hodges, W. W. Langbein, L. Gallagher, J. Rogers, C. S. Adams, M. P. A. Jones, and R. P. Singh*

**Th.A5.5** Fast, noise-free memory for photon synchronization at room temperature* (**Invited**)*

*E. Poem, R. Finkelstein, O. Michel, O. Lahad, and O. Firstenberg*

**Th.A5.6** Multimode strong coupling of laser-cooled atoms to a nanofiber-based ring resonator* (**Invited**)*

*J. Volz, A. Johnson, M. Blaha, A. Ulanov, P. Schneeweiss, and A. Rauschenbeutel*

**QPhot II (Thursday, July 5, 10:50-12:50) Chair: Daryl Beggs**

**Th.B5.1** On-chip quantum photonics using integrated quantum dot emitters* (**Invited**)*

*A. M. Fox*

**Th.B5.2** Integrated quantum photonics using single InAs quantum dots in tapered InP nanowires* (**Invited**)*

*K. Mnaymneh, D. Dalacu, J. McKee, J. Lapointe, P. J. Poole, S. Haffouz, G. C. Aers, and R. L. Williams*

**Th.B5.3** Recent developments in quantum-dot-based single photon sources at telecom wavelengths* (**Invited**)*

*A. Musiał, P. Mrowiński, Ł. Dusanowski, and G. Sęk*

**Th.B5.4** Tamm plasmons and confined Tamm plasmons coupled to telecom wavelengths quantum dots* (**Invited**)*

*E. Harbord, M. Parker, P. Androsanvitaneas, A. Young, E. Clarke, J. Rarity, and R. Oulton*

**Th.B5.5** Radiated fields by polygonal core-shell nanowires * (**Invited**)*

*M. A. Urbaneja Torres, A. Sitek, V. Gudmundsson, and A. Manolescu*

**Th.B5.6** *To be specified (**Invited**)*

*S. Höfling*

**Novel Glasses I (Monday, July 2, 11:00-12:40) Chair: Elena Romanova**

**Mo.B6.1** Energy-transfer processes among non-homogeneously distributed rare-earth ions and impact on amplification and lasing* ( Invited)*

*I. Carrasco, L. Agazzi, P. Loiko, and M. Pollnau*

**Mo.B6.2** Photodarkening in Yb-doped silica fibers – Mitigation by co-doping and thermal effects* ( Invited)*

*M. Leich, S. Jetschke, S. Unger, A. Schwuchow, and M. Jäger*

**Mo.B6.3** Processing and characterization of bioactive borosilicate glasses and scaffolds with persistent luminescence* ( Invited)*

*P. Roldán Del Cerro, M. Saarinen, J. Massera, I. Norrbo, M. Lastusaari, and L. Petit*

**Mo.B6.4** Time domain modeling of multimode selenide-chalcogenide glass fiber based mid infrared spontaneous emission sources* ( Invited)*

*S. Sujecki, L. Sojka, Z. Tang, E. Barney, D. Furniss, T. M. Benson, and A. B. Seddon*

**Mo.B6.5** Continuous-wave and pulsed optical fiber lasers for medium infrared applications* ( Invited)*

*M. C. Falconi, D. Laneve, M. Bozzetti, T. T. Fernandez, G. Galzerano, and F. Prudenzano*

**Novel Glasses II (Monday, July 2, 14:10-15:30) Chair: Laeticia Petit**

**Mo.C6.1** The effects of deformation in large step index fibres* ( Invited)*

*D. K. Kumar, S. C. Creagh, S. Sujecki, and T. M. Benson*

**Mo.C6.2** 1.5 – 2.1 µm broadband ASE in rare-earth co-doped glasses and double-clad optical fibers* ( Invited)*

*M. Kochanowicz, J. Żmojda, P. Miluski, D. Mazur, A. Baranowska, M. Sołtys, W. A. Pisarski, J. Pisarska, T. Ragin, M. Ferrari, G. C. Righini, M. Jäger, M. Sitarz, and D. Dorosz*

**Mo.C6.3** Multicomponent rare earth-doped phosphate glasses for compact lasers and amplifiers* ( Invited)*

*D. Pugliese, N. G. Boetti, E. Ceci-Ginistrelli, D. Gallichi-Nottiani, D. Janner, J. Lousteau, and D. Milanese*

**Mo.C6.4** Glass thin films for planar optical components fabricated using ultrafast laser plasma doping* ( Invited)*

*B. D. O. Richards, E. K. Barimah, T. Mann, E. H. Dos Santos, A. Boontan, C. Russell, P. Steenson, and G. Jose*

**Novel Glasses III (Monday, July 2, 16:00-17:35) Chair: Francesco Prudenzano**

**Mo.D6.1** Thin films of barium strontium titanate from the viewpoint of light-based applications* ( Invited)*

*J. Müllerová, P. Šutta, L. Prušáková , and R. Medlín*

**Mo.D6.2** Enhancing optical nonlinear processes performance of silicon nitride waveguides* ( Invited)*

*C-S. Brès, E. Takgoudi, and D. Grassani*

**Mo.D6.3** Near-IR laser and Raman spectroscopy of colon mucosal tissues: A comparative study on metabolite characterisations for early diagnosis of inflammation and ulceration* ( Invited)*

*J. G. Addis, N. Mohammed, O. Rotimi, V. Subramanian, and A. Jha*

**Mo.D6.4** Novel approach for design of fiber-based evanescent wave sensors for the mid-infrared spectroscopy* ( Invited)*

*E. Romanova, S. Korsakova, A. Rozhnev, A. Velmuzhov, and V. Shiryaev*

**Mo.D6.5** Infrared-sensor based on selenide waveguide devoted to water pollution

*M. Baillieul, T. Halenkovič, A. J. Gutierrez-Arrovo, E. Baudet, E. Rinnert, J. Gutwirth, P. Nẽmec, J. Charrier, L. Bodiou, F. Colas, K. Boukerma, C. Boussard, B. Bureau, K. Michel, and V. Nazabal*

**ESPC I (Tuesday, July 3, 8:30-9:50) Chair: Romuald Houdré**

**Tu.A6.1** Hollow core antiresonant fibers: Novel designs, materials and applications* ( Invited)*

*W. Belardi, A. Lewis, F. De Lucia, and P. J. Sazio*

**Tu.A6.2** Ultrafast all-optical switching using all-solid dual-core photonic crystal fiber* ( Invited)*

*I. Bugar, M. Longobucco, J. Cimek, L. Curilla, D. Pysz, and R. Buczyński*

**Tu.A6.3** Optical modes in monolithic high contrast gratings* ( Invited)*

*M. Dems, M. Gębski, and T. Czyszanowski*

**Tu.A6.4** Single- and double-mode light generation in DFB fiber laser: Wavelength-scale electromagnetic modelling by the method of single expression *( Invited)
*

*H. Baghdasaryan, T. Knyazyan, T. Hovhannisyan, M. Marciniak, E. Leitgeb, S. Sujecki, S. Taccheo, and T. Benson*

* *

**ESPC II (Tuesday, July 3, 10:20-11:20) Chair: Ignac Bugar**

**Tu.B6.1** Which computational methods are good for analyzing large photonic crystal membrane cavities?* ( Invited)*

*R. Malureanu, J. Rosenkrantz de Lasson, L. Hagedorn Frandsen, P. Gutsche, S. Burger, O. S. Kim, O. Breinbjerg, A. Ivinskaya, Fengwen Wang, O. Sigmund, T. Häyrynen, A. V. Lavrinenko, J. Mørk, and N. Gregersen*

**Tu.B6.2** Finite-size and disorder effects on slow-light propagation in an extended photonic crystal coupled-cavity waveguides with group-index bandwidth product exceeding 0.47* ( Invited)*

*M. S. Abdel-Aliem, Yiming Lai, M. Minkov, V. Savona, A. Badolato, and R. Houdré́*

**Tu.B6.3** Fano resonances for realizing compact and low energy consumption photonic switches* ( Invited)*

*D. A. Bekele, Yi Yu, Hao Hu, L. K. Oxenløwe, K. Yvind, and J. Mørk*

**ESPC III (Tuesday, July 3, 12:50-13:50) Chair: Radu Malureanu**

**Tu.C6.1** All dielectric mode order transformation photonic structure design by evolutionary optimization approach

*E. Bor, C. Babayiğit, H. Kurt, and M. Turduev*

**Tu.C6.2** Directional cloaking by quadruple Luneburg lens system

*A. S. Evren, C. Babayiğit, E. Bor, H. Kurt, and M. Turduev*

**Tu.C6.3** Optimization of epsilon-and-mu-near-zero refractive index photonic structure to design unidirectional transmission device

*M. Turduev, E. Bor, U. G. Yasa, and H. Kurt*

**Tu.C6.4** LP11 excitation using asymmetric directional coupler based on microstructured cane

*M. Sammouda, F. Bahloul, P. Di Bin, and K. Oh*

**LFSRS I (Tuesday, July 3, 14:20-15:55) Chair: Katsumasa Fujita
**

**Tu.D6.1** Label-free super-resolution microscopy with coherent nonlinear structured-illumination* ( Invited)*

*M. J. Huttunen, A. Abbas, J. Upham, and R. W. Boyd*

**Tu.D6.2** Surpassing the diffraction limit in Raman microscopy* ( Invited)*

*K. Fujita*

**Tu.D6.3** Nanoplasmonics and surface enhanced Raman scattering for in vivo label free diagnosis in oncologic surgery* ( Invited)*

*C. E. A. Grigorescu, M. I. Rusu, C. R. Stefan (Iordanescu), L. O. Scoicaru, C. Rizea, B. A. Vitalaru, A. Tonetto, and R. Notonier*

**Tu.D6.4** Coherent Raman scattering microscopy: Technology developments and biological applications* ( Invited)*

*I. Pope, F. Masia, J. Bradley, K. Ewan, A. Karuna, L. Payne, I. Guschina, J. Harwood, K. Swann, T. Dale, P. Watson, W. Langbein, and P. Borri*

**Tu.D6.5** Stimulated Raman imaging of lipids droplets

*M. A. Ferrara, A. Filograna, A. D’Arco, R. Ranjan, C. Valente, M. Larobina, and L. Sirleto*

**LFSRS II (Wednesday, July 4, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Paola Borri**

**We.A6.1** Imaging and tracking single plasmonic nanoparticles in 3D background-free with four-wave mixing interferometry* ( Invited)*

*P. Borri, G. Zoriniants, N. Giannakopoulou, F. Masia, I. Pope, and W. Langbein*

**We.A6.2** Systematic wavelength-scale errors in the localization of nanoscale emitters due to spin-orbit coupling of light* ( Invited)*

*J. Volz, S. Walser, G. Araneda, Y. Colombe, D. B. Higginbottom, R. Blatt, and A. Rauschenbeutel*

**We.A6.3** Integrated dielectric scatterers for speeding up classification of cell diffraction patterns* ( Invited)*

*A. Lugnan, J. Dambre, and P. Bienstman*

**We.A6.4** Recent advances in digital holographic microscopy* ( Invited)*

*G. Saavedra, M. Martinez-Corral, J. I. Garcia-Sucerquia, E. Sanchez-Ortiga, and A. Doblas*

**We.A6.5** Isotropic-resolution tomographic diffractive microscopy* ( Invited)*

*B. Simon, M. Debailleul, M. Houkal, C. Ecoffet, J. Bailleul, J. Lambert, A. Spangenberg, Hui Liu, O. Soppera, and O. Haeberlé*

**LFSRS III (Wednesday, July 4, 10:40-12:20) Chair: Vasily Astratov**

**We.B6.1** Unlimited resolution of saturated excitation microscopy with unusual nonlinear responses* ( Invited)*

*Shi-Wei Chu*

**We.B6.2** In-liquid SERS detection of biomolecules by optical aggregation of plasmonic nanoparticles* ( Invited)*

*P. G. Gucciardi*

**We.B6.3** Plasmonics and superresolution in microspherical nanoscopy* ( Invited)
V. N. Astratov, A. Brettin, F. Abolmaali, L. Poffo, and A. V. Maslov*

**We.B6.4** Label-free microsphere-assisted 3D nanoscopy *( Invited)
*

*P. Montgomery, S. Perrin, and S. Lecler*

**We.B6.5** High aspect plasmonic nanotrench structures as sensors in the near- and mid-IR frequency range *( Invited)
*

*E. Shkondin, T. Repän, R. Malureanu, A. V. Lavrinenko, and O. Takayama*

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**OMT I (Wednesday, July 4, 13:30-15:10) Chair: George Stanciu
**

**We.C6.1** Optimizing dark field Z-scan for third order optical nonlinear measurements in a microscopic configuration* ( Invited)*

*M. Chis, C. Cassagne, Hongzhen Wang, C. Ciret, and G. Boudebs*

**We.C6.2** Photonic integrated nanojet* ( Invited)*

*A. Belarouci, M. Calvo, A. Mavel, P. Rojo Romeo, and R. Orobtchouk*

**We.C6.3** Tunable and multimodal microscopy from fluorescence to label free* ( Invited)*

*P. Bianchini, L. Pesce, M. Cozzolino, G. Zanini, I. Cainero, M. Oneto, A. Le Gratiet, L. Lanzanò, and A. Diaspro*

**We.C6.4** Super-resolution microscopy based on nonlinear plasmonics* ( Invited)*

*Shi-Wei Chu*

**We.C6.5** Label-free imaging of thick specimens using gradient light interference microscopy (GLIM)* ( Invited)*

*G. Popescu*

**OMT II (Wednesday, July 4, 15:30-17:10) Chair: Chrysanthe Preza**

**We.D6.1** Which information can be obtained from collagen-based tissues imaged with polarization-sensitive second harmonic microscopy?* ( Invited)*

*J. M. Bueno, F. J. Ávila, and P. Artal*

**We.D6.2** Towards automated tissue characterization using parallel bag-of-features experts dealing with two-photon excitation fluorescence and second harmonic generation microscopy datasets *( Invited)*

*S. G. Stanciu, R. Hristu, A. Dumitru, R. M. Buga, T. Totu, M. Popescu, and M. Costache*

**We.D6.3** Changes in the collagen structure of thyroid nodule capsules determined by polarization-resolved second harmonic generation microscopy* ( Invited)*

*R. Hristu, B. Paun, L. Eftimie, S. G. Stanciu, D. E. Tranca, and G. A. Stanciu*

**We.D6.4** A new technique in scanning near field optical microscopy used for investigations on the biological samples* ( Invited)*

*G.A. Stanciu, D. E. Tranca, R. Hristu, S. G. Stanciu, A. M. Holban, A. Toma, and C. Stoichita*

**We.D6.5** Nanoscale investigations of optical fiber by using scattering scanning near-field optical microscopy *( Invited)*

*D. E. Tranca, C. Stoichita, R. Hristu, S. G. Stanciu, C. V. Sammut, and G. A. Stanciu*

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**OMT III (Thursday, July 5, 8:30-10:10) Chair: Paolo Bianchini**

**Th.A6.1** Recent advances in 3D structured illumination microscopy* ( Invited)*

*A. Doblas, H. Shabani, G. Saavedra, and C. Preza*

**Th.A6.2** Advances in optical coherence tomography* ( Invited)*

*A. Podoleanu*

**Th.A6.3** Near-field optical microscopy: Imaging and spectroscopy at 10 nm spatial resolution* ( Invited)
*

*A. Cernescu*

**Th.A6.4** Time resolved imaging with stimulated emission in pump-probe microscopy *( Invited)*

*Subir Das, Bo-Wei Ho, and Fu-Jen Kao*

**Th.A6.5** Coherent narrow-band light source for ultraslim endoscopes *( Invited)*

*Zhan-Yu Chen, Ankur Gogoi, Shao-Yu Lee, Yuan Tsai-Lin, Po-Wei Yi, Ming-Kuan Lu, Chih-Cheng Hsieh, Jin Chang Ren, Stephen Marshall, and Fu-Jen Kao*

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**OMT IV (Thursday, July 5, 10:40-12:10) Chair: Antonela Toma
**

**Th. B 6.1** Deep tissue multiphoton microscopy based on advanced femtosecond fiber sources* ( Invited)*

*Shih-Hsua Chia, Hsiang-Yu Chung, Wei Liu, F. X. Kärtner, and Guoqing Chang*

**Th.B6.2** Anomalous apodization effect on a mesoscale particle-lens with subwavelength resolution* ( Invited)*

*I. V. Minin*

**Th.B6.3** Single-pixel imaging with random sampling of the feature space* ( Invited)*

*K. Czajkowski, A. Pastuszczak, and R. Kotyński*

**Th.B6.4** Application of the hollow core fiber ended with fiber microlens in the multiphoton excitation setup

*H. Stawska, M. Popenda, Ł. Langer, and E. Bereś-Pawlik*

**Th.B6.5** Microscopy direct Escherichia coli live/dead cell counting

*M. Lucidi, M. Marsan, D. Visaggio, P. Visca, and G. Cincotti*

**PLENARY II (Thursday, July 5, 13:00-13:45) Chair: George A. Stanciu
**

**Th.C.1** The future of electronics: Silicon to cloud technologies *( Invited)
*

*A. M. Ionescu*

**Poster Session I (Tuesday, July 3, 13:30-15:30)**

**Tu.P.1** Optimization of silicon-nitride-based nanowires in nonlinear Mach-Zehnder interferometers

*G. Giannino, A. Tedesco, A. D’Orazio, L. O’Faolain, and M. Grande*

**Tu.P.2** Stabilization of broad area semiconductor laser sources

*J. Medina, W. W. Ahmed, S. Kumar, M. Botey, R. Herrero, and K. Staliunas*

**Tu.P.3** Spectral splitting for lateral multi-junction InGaP/InGaAs solar cell

*M. N. Erim, N. Erim, and H. Kurt*

**Tu.P.4** Passive phase shifters based in 1×1 MMI for cost-effective photonic integrated circuits

*T. M. Morgado, B. Neto, C. M. S. Vicente, C. Pinho, and A. L. J. Teixeira*

**Tu.P.5** Software tool to design MMI splitters/couplers for photonic integrated circuits

*T. M. Morgado, C. Pinho, B. Neto, F. Rodrigues, and A. L. J. Teixeira*

**Tu.P.6** Cost-effective magic-T using organic-inorganic hybrid materials for image compression

*T. M. Morgado, B. Neto, C. Pinho, C. M. S. Vicente, and A. L. J. Teixeira*

**Tu.P.7** Fluorescent fiber implementation of an angle sensor

*P. Faragó, R. Gălătuș, M. Cîrlugea, and S. Hintea*

**Tu.P.8** Effect of modifiers on optical and structural properties of barium gallo-germanate glasses doped with RE ions

*R. Jadach, M. Kochanowicz, J. Żmojda, A. Baranowska, P. Miluski, M. Leśniak, M. Sołtys, J. Pisarska, W. A.* *Pisarski, A. Łukowiak, M. Sitarz, L. Mochalov, A. Nezhdanov, M. Ferrari, G. Righini, and D. Dorosz*

**Tu.P.9** Plasma preparation of the top-quality phase change materials based on As-Se-Te chalcogenide system

*A. Nezhdanov, L. Mochalov, D. Usanov, M. Kudryashov, A. Logunov, and A. Mashin*

**Tu.P.10** Plasma prepared arsenic sulfide luminescent quantum dots

*A. Nezhdanov, L. Mochalov, A. Logunov, M. Kudryashov, D. Usanov, I. Krivenkov, and A. Mashin*

**Tu.P.11** Dispersion measurement of photonic crystal fiber infiltrated with toluene

*Van Thuy Hoang, R. Kasztelanic, A. Anuszkiewicz, G. Stępniewski, A. Filipkowski, S. Ertman, Van Cao Long, Khoa Dinh Xuan, and R Buczyński*

**Tu.P.12** Development of an all-solid dual-core photonic crystal fibre for all-optical switching applications

*M. Longobucco, J. Cimek, L. Curilla, D. Pysz, R. Buczyński, and I. Bugar*

**Tu.P.13** Numerical analysis of OAM generation with flat vortex masks

*J. Lisowska, A. Anuszkiewcz, A. Filipkowski, R. Kasztelanic, and R. Buczyński*

**Tu.P.14 **Synthesis, characterization and biosensing-applications of gold nanoparticles – Experiments for photonics and other non-chemistry curricula in the higher education of engineers

*Hongyan Bi and S. Schintke*

**Tu.P.15 **Simulation of tight focusing of laser light by gold zone plate

*E. S. Kozlova and V. V. Kotlyar*

**Tu.P.16 **Analysis of the conservation of the orbital angular momentum of multimode Laguerre-Gaussian beams propagating in a random medium

*E. O. Monin and D. A. Savelyev*

**Tu.P.17 **Energy backflow in tightly focused optical vortex

*S. S. Stafeev, A. G. Nalimov, and V. V. Kotlyar*

**Tu.P.18 **Vertical plasmonic nanoantenna for emission and redirection

*J. M. Benoit, J. Paparone, K. Chevrier, C. Symonds, J. Laverdant, and J. Bellessa*

**Tu.P.19 **Electrical properties of plasticized sodium-carboxymethylcellulose (NaCMC) based polysulfide solid polymer electrolyte

*N. N. S. Baharun, M. A. Mingsukang, M. H. Buraidah, H .J. Woo, and A. K. Arof*

**Tu.P.20** Highly anisotropic wave propagation in all-dielectric active waveguides

*C. D. Aviñó, Carlos J. Zapata-Rodríguez, I. Suarez, and J. P. Martínez-Pastor*

**Tu.P.21** General expression of the Poynting vector appropriate for evanescent wave region: Intrinsic function in the method of single expression

*H. Baghdasaryan, T. Knyazyan, T. Hovhannisyan, and M. Marciniak*

**Poster Session II (Wednesday, July 4, 13:30-15:30)**

**We.P.1** Relaxing the ADC sampling rate in high-resolution radar systems through photonic analogue-to-digital conversion

*P. E. D. Cruz, T. M. F. Alves, and A. V. T. Cartaxo*

**We.P.2** Design of hollow optical fiber for mode division multiplexing

*M. Kasmi, F. Bahloul, Y. S. Lee, K. K. Oh, S. Mhatli, and R. Attia*

**We.P.3** Performances of an optical OFDM-DMT system over multimode optical fiber

*M. Kasmi, S. Mhatli, F. Bahloul, and I. Dayoub*

**We.P.4** Offsetting self-phase modulation in optical fibre by sinusoidally time-varying phase

*S. Boscolo, F. Audo, M. Sumetsky, and C. Finot*

**We.P.5** Resource optimization in fully flexible optical node architectures

*S. Kozdrowski, M. Żotkiewicz, and S. Sujecki*

**We.P.6 **Advanced modulation techniques for low PAPR in VLC system

*R. Ahmad, A. Srivastava, and H. A. I. Selmy*

**We.P.7 **MIMO-WDM visible light communications based on commercial RGBA LEDs

*R. Krishna and I. B. Djordjevic*

**We.P.8 **Initialization of hybrid underwater optical/acoustic network with asymmetrical duplex link

*Yuanhao Liu and Tao Shang*

**We.P.9 **Network service slicing supporting ubiquitous access in passive optical networks

*Wei Wang, Wei Guo, and Weisheng Hu*

**We.P.10** Fog influence simulation on light distribution from street lighting

*J. Vitasek, J. Latal, T. Stratil, J. Jargus, and Z. Wilcek*

**We.P.11** Measurement of IPTV services on a hybrid access network

*J. Latal, Z. Wilcek, J. Kolar, and J. Vojtech*

**We.P.12** Performance enhancement of relayed hybrid FSO/mmW fronthaul network in C-RAN architecture

*M. A. Hasabelnaby, H. A. I. Selmy, and M. Dessoky*

**We.P.13** Optical channel estimation based on Kalman filtering for VLC systems adopting DCO-OFDM

*E. Shawky, M. A. El-Shimy, H. M. H. Shalaby, A. Mokhtar, and E.-S. A. El-Badawy*

**We.P.14** Outage and power saving analysis for hybrid cellular-visible light communication and direct cellular downlink

*A. Singh, A. Srivastava, V. A. Bohara, and G. S. VRK Rao*

**We.P.15** Performance analysis of fairness oriented dynamic bandwidth algorithm in integrated fiber-wireless architecture based on XG-PON and Wi-Fi

*R. Kaur, A. Srivastava, B. C. Chatterjee, A. Mitra, and B. Ramamurthy*

**We.P.16** Real-time emissions of telecom core networks

*H. A. Alharbi, M. Musa, T. E. H. El-Gorashi, and J. M. H. Elmirghani*

**We.P.17** DSP-assisted channel aggregation options for next-generation mobile fronthauling

*M. Befekadu, P. Torres-Ferrera, and R. Gaudino*

**We.P.18** Estimation of stochastic intercore crosstalk in homogeneous MCF based on Gaussian filtering

*M. Jaworski*

**We.P.19** Planning of 5G C-RAN with optical fronthaul: A scalability analysis of an ILP model

*M. Klinkowski*

**We.P.20** Physical properties of metalorganic thin films

*M. Loughdali, P. Płóciennik, Y. El Kouari, A. Korcala, and B. Sahraoui*

**We.P.21** The impact of lighting on electrical properties of metals and 8-hydroxyquinoline complexes thin films

*A. Aamoum, A. Korcala, M. Bakasse, and A. Zawadzka*

**We.P.22** Simultaneous monitoring of chromatic dispersion and optical signal to noise ratio in optical network using asynchronous delay tap sampling and convolutional neural network (deep learning)

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