Highlighted Activities

◆ Workshops and Symposia focusing on specialized hot topics

◆ The 7th Sino-French Optoelectronics Forum

◆ Research Forum of Graduate Student on Optoelectronics

◆ FOE Editorial Board Meeting

Topical Meetings

DATE: 4/3/2019

1. Optical Fibers, Fiber-based Devices and Applications (OFDA)

The optical fiber is indispensable waveguide for optical signal transmission and manipulation, and fiber-based devices are key building blocks in information and communication systems.  The Optical Fibers, Fiber-based Devices and Applications (OFDA) topical meeting seeks original submissions in the general area of optical fibers including their design, fabrication, and physical properties, and measurement or characterization methodologies. It also covers all aspects of fiber-based devices and applications in communications, lasers, amplifiers and sensing. Fibers include but are not limited to: those single- or multi-mode; single- or multi-core; silica- or non-silica based; and conventional or micro-structured.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

● Design, fabrication, characterization and measurement of optical fibers

● Microstructured and photonic bandgap fibers

● Multimode and multicore fibers

● Non-silica and multi-material optical fibers

● Sub-micron fibers and waveguides

● Physics of linear and nonlinear propagation in fibers

● Fiber amplifiers

● Fiber lasers

● Fiber-based devices

● Fiber-optic communication systems/sub-systems for long-haul, metro, and access networks

● Modulation and signal processing techniques for fiber-based communication systems

● Discrete and distributed fiber optic sensing technologies

2. Optoelectronic Devices and Integration (OEDI)

Optoelectronic devices play an essential role in many aspects, ranging from telecommunications, solar cells, scientific instrumentation, data storage, automotive, to military applications. Researches on new materials, processes and designs are giving rise to optoelectronic devices with higher efficiencies, denser integration, and better reliabilities. The Optoelectronic Devices and Integration (OEDI) topical meeting addresses the latest developments in a broad range of optoelectronic technologies and their integration for a variety of commercial applications. It covers all aspects of optoelectronic devices and integration from concept, design, modeling, fabrication and characterization to applications of micro/nano-photonic devices and integration in optical communications, optical signal processing, and optical networks.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

● Physics and simulation of optoelectronic devices

● Silicon photonics and optical interconnects

● Semiconductor Lasers/LEDS and photodetectors

● Optoelectronic hybrid and monolithic integration

● Optoelectronic materials and devices

● Nanotechnologies in photonics

● Advanced quantum and optoelectronic applications

● Microwave photonics and optical signal processing

● Emerging optoelectronic applications

3. Information Storage System and Technology (ISST)

The Information Storage System and Technology (ISST) topical meeting focuses on new memory technologies and storage system technologies, including emerging non-volatile memory, long-term data retention, file system, software-defined storage, cloud storage, big data, intelligent storage and memory, and data centers technologies. It aims to address current challenges and future trends in storage technologies. It brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to discuss cutting-edge research on the design, development, deployment and evaluation of new memory technologies and distributed storage technologies.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

● Architecture, software and algorithm of parallel and distributed system

● High performance storage technology

● Big data durability and storage

● Network storage, data storage grid technologies

● Cloud storage

● Multi-Dimensional data storage

● Holographic memory

● Long term memory

4. Photonics for Energy (PE)

Energy utilization and optoelectronic conversion play important roles in the daily life and modern society, and also become hot research topics. The Photonics for Energy (PE) topical meeting covers fundamental and applied research of materials and devices for renewable energy harvesting, conversion and storage.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

● Perovskite solar cells

● III-V light emitting diodes

● Polymer substrate and transparent electrodes

● Lithium-ion batteries and supercapacitors

● Organic light emitting diodes

● Solar fuel

● Organic solar cells

● Computation, theory and design of energy materials

5. Laser Science and Technology (LST)

The Laser Science and Technology (LST) topical meeting brings together international researchers from both academic and industrial settings to discuss the latest advance in advanced laser sources, laser materials processing, laser micro/nanomanufacturing, and laser spectroscopic technologies.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

● Solid state lasers

● Fiber lasers

● Nonlinear laser optics

● Advanced beam shaping and guiding

● Advanced laser micro-processing

● Ultrafast laser nanofabrication

● Laser-based welding

● Laser metal deposition

● Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy

● Nonlinear spectroscopy

6. Terahertz Science and Applications (TSA)

Terahertz (THz) wave occupies the electromagnetic spectrum from 100 GHz to 10 THz. Due to its special properties in science and applications, THz wave has long been investigated in many fields and becomes an important future technology. The Terahertz Science and Applications (TSA) topical meeting invites the top researchers worldwide to report their latest developments in terahertz science and applications.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

● THz generation, propagation, and detection

● Integrated THz photonics

● High-field physics and nonlinear science

● Near-field microscopy and nanoscopy

● Metamaterials and plasmonics

● Novel materials for THz applications

● THz spintronics

● Spectroscopy, imaging and nondestructive evaluation

● THz radar and communications

● Applications in biology and medicine

● Devices, components and systems

● THz quantum phenomena

Call for Papers