@PASSIONeuH2020 project will be at the Italian Conference on Optics and Photonics ICOP2020, 8 – 11 September 2020 Virtual Event, the presentations will be streamed “live” in the mornings (ECT) and there will be no cost to participate as an attendee.

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On Tuesday September Tuesday 8th at 10:50 Paola Parolari @polimi will present the contribution “NETWORK ELEMENTS BASEDON A MODULARAPPROACH FOR MULTI-TB/S SUSTAINABLE MANs”

On Friday September 11th at 10:35 Mariangela Rapisarda @polimi will present the contribution “DIRECTLY-MODULATED VCSEL-BASED TRANSMITTER FOR OPTICAL METRO NETWORKS”

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@PASSIONeuH2020 project is hosting the PhotoMAN Workshop during the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks 2020 (ICTON2020) Virtual Event

Follow all the interesting discussions on July 21st 15:40 – 18:00 CET, registration for attending the conference will be completely free.

Strategies to scale edge computing throughout the MAN with optical networking technologies (Invited)
G. Otero, D. Larrabeiti López, J. A. Hernández Gutiérrez, J. P. Fernández-Palacios, V. López, M. Svaluto Moreolo, J. M. Fabrega, and L. Nadal

Design and deployment of a SDN programmable optical metro network with VCSEL-based S-BVTs (Invited)
R. Martínez, R. Casellas, M. Svaluto Moreolo, J. M. Fabrega, R. Vilalta, R. Muñoz, and L. Nadal

Preliminary assessment of photonic solutions based on C-band VCSELs for multi-Tb/s metro networks (Invited)
P. Parolari, A. Gatto, M. Rapisarda, F. Lipparini, C. Neumeyr, M. Svaluto Moreolo, and P. Boffi

Exploitation of deployed telecommunication fiber infrastructures for sensing applications (Invited)
P. Boffi, I. Di Luch, M. Ferrario, G. Rizzelli, and R. Gaudino

Modularly integrated photonic switches for metro core and access network for 5G applications (Invited)
N. Tessema, K. Prifti, A. Rasoulzadehzali, S. Bhat, G. Delrosso, R. Stabile, and N. Calabretta

Zero touch metro optical networks using sliceable bandwidth variable transponders (Invited)
J. P. Fernandez-Palacios, V. Lopez Alvarez, and J. D. Martinez Jimenez

Development and scalability of a 2 Tb/s data communication module based on a 3 µm SOI silicon photonics platform (Invited)
G. Delrosso and S. Bhat

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@PASSIONeuH2020 project will be at Advanced Photonics Congress 2020, 13 – 16 July 2020 OSA Virtual Event – Eastern Daylight Time (UTC – 04:00)

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On Tuesday July 14th at 10:45 EDT Mariangela Rapisarda @polimi will present the contribution “SOA Impact on High-Capacity DMT signals in Switching/Aggregation Node for Future MAN ” (JTu2B.4)

On Thursady July 16th at 13:30 EDT Hyun-Do Jung @ETRI will present the invited talk “Polymer-based Optical Switch for Future Metro-area Networks” (PsTh3F.2)

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PASSION at International Conference on Communications ICC2020

PASSION is at ICC 2020 on Wednesday June 10th at 10:00 a.m. Dublin time, in session ONS4: Future Optical Networks, Alberto Gatto @polimi is presenting the paper “Next generation 50G PON flexible transmitters based on directly modulated VCSELs”. Follow us as usual to be update on PASSION results.

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PASSION at EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Beyond 400G

On 20th May 2020 (16:00-18:30 CEST) Pierpaolo Boffi is presenting @PASSIONeuH2020 viewpoint and solutions for the increasing bandwidth requirements in optical communications, beyond 400G. @PASSIONeuH2020 technologies based on high-performance VCSELs, silicon photonics, InP-based PICs, provide higher and higher transmission capacity. @EPICassoc Online Technology Meeting on Beyond 400G
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@PASSIONeuH2020 project will be at ONDM2020 in Barcelona, ES.

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on Monday 18 May 2020 11:15
In Workshop 4 “Photonic technologies and programmability for scalable efficient optical networks: actual enablers or next challenges towards supporting future connectivity?” PASSION and host speakers will share their viewpoints.
Tomislav Drenski, Socionext Europe GmbH, UK, “Trends and advances of high speed ADC/DAC and ASIC technologies”
Benjamin Puttnam, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan, “Benefits and Constraints of Networks Using SDM Fibers”
Sebastian Etcheverry, ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Spain, “Continuous variable quantum key distribution for metropolitan optical networks”
Christian Neumeyr, Vertilas GmbH, Germany, “Advancements of long wavelength VCSELs for high data rate communications applications and integration with silicon photonic technologies”
David Larrabeiti, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, “How will 5G new radio affect MAN traffic in the next years?”
Ricardo Martinez, Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), Spain, “Design, Deployment and Hands on for Programming Future Photonic-based High-Capacity Metro Networks”
Giorgio Parladori, SM Optics, Italy, “Boosting metro-access optical network: next steps to enhance micro node platform.”

On Monday 18 May
at 17:50 Ricardo Martinez @CttC is presenting the paper “Experimental Evaluation of an On-line RSA Algorithm for SDN-Controlled Optical Metro Networks with VCSEL-based S-BVTs”
at 18:10 Nicola Calbretta @TUe is presenting the paper “Traffic Load Balancing Based on Probabilistic Routing in Data Center Networks”

On Wednesday 20 May at 16:30
Alberto Gatto @polimi is presenting the paper 1570621755 “Long-wavelength VCSEL-based System Exploiting Direct DMT Modulation and Coherent Detection for multi-Tb/s Metro Link”

On Thursday 21 May
at 9:30 David Larrabeiti @uc3m is presenting the invited paper “Tradeoffs in Optical Packet and Circuit Transport of Fronthaul Traffic: The Time for SBVT ?”
at 10:30 Josep M. Fabrega @CttC is presenting the paper “Cost-effective Coherent Systems for Metropolitan Networks”
at 12:55 Nicola Calbretta @TUe is presenting the paper “LPB: A Novel Load Balance Algorithm for OPSquare DCN Under Real Application Traffics”

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@PASSIONeuH2020 project will be at OFC2020 in San Diego, CA.

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on Monday 9 March 2020
In Network Design & Switching Architecture Session in Room 3

at 17:45
Michela Svaluto Moreolo @CttC is presenting the paper MD4.5 “Experimental Assessment of a Programmable VCSEL-based Photonic System Architecture over a Multi-hop Path with 19-Core MCF for Future Agile Tb/s Metro Networks”

In M3Z • OFC Demo Zone in Room 6A 14:00-16:15

Bitpao Pan @TUeindhoven will demonstrate M3Z.15 “Disaggregated, Sliceable and Load-aware Optical Metro Access Network for 5G Applications and Service Distribution in Edge Computing”

You can also find our partners at OFC2020 exhibition

EFFECT Photonics booth #2647

EPIC association booth #2311

VERTILAS GmbH booth #4127

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