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FEC and OFS Deliver Technical Leadership in OFC Sessions and Demonstrations

OFC 2024, Booth 2041, San Diego, California, March 21, 2024

OFS and its parent company, Furukawa Electric Co. Ltd., will showcase a series of invited and contributed technical papers, panel leadership, and short course organizers ranging from optical design to sensing at the annual OFC in San Diego, California from March 24 – 28, 2024.

Sunday, March 24th

Optical Fiber Design for Telecommunications and Specialty Applications (SC208)
Instructor: David J. DiGiovanni, OFS
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM PDT

Monday, March 25th

Fiber Sensing Devices (M1A)
Presider: Yi Sun, OFS
Room 1A • 8:00 – 10:00 AM PDT

Distributed Acoustic Sensing Over Passive Optical Networks Using Enhanced Scatter Fiber (M1K.1)
Presenter: Benyuan Zhu, OFS
Room 9 • 8:00 – 8:15 AM PDT

Fiber Bundle Fan-in/Fan-out (FIFO) for Coupled MCF with High- Δ 4-Core Fiber Pitch Converter (M2E.3)
Presenter: Masanori Takahashi, Furukawa Electric
Room 6C • 11:15 – 11:30 AM PDT

Distributed Acoustic Sensing Over Passive Optical Networks Using Enhanced Scatter Fiber (M1K.1)
Presenter: Benyuan Zhu, OFS

Fast, Reliable and Portable Low-Loss Antiresonant Hollow-Core Fiber Fusion Splicing (M3J.3)
Presenter: Tristan Kremp, OFS
Room 8 • 2:30 – 2:45 PM PDT

Next-Generation Optical Devices for Future Networks (M3D.3)
Presenter: Hiromi Oohashi, Furukawa Electric
Room 3 • 2:40 – 3:00 PM PDT

Wideband Optical Amplifiers for Datacenters, Hyperscale Networks and Telecom Networks.
Speaker: Vitaly Mikhailov, OFS
Room 7 • 4:30 – 6:30 PM PDT

Tuesday, March 26th

Advanced Low-Loss Optical Fibers for High-Capacity Transmissions: From Data Center to Undersea Systems (Tu2E.1)
Presenter: Benyuan Zhu, OFS
Room 3 • 2:15 – 2:45 PM PDT

Beyond Two-Core Fibers: Single-Core vs Multi-Core Amplifiers in Long-Haul SDM Links
Organizers: Bera Pálsdóttir, OFS
2:00 – 3:00 PM PDT

Wednesday, March 27th

Yb-Doped Fibers for kW-Class Fiber Lasers (W1D.1)
Presenter: Andrea Rosales-Garcia, OFS
Room 3 • 8:00-8:30 AM PDT

Role of Optics for Space Communication
Organizer: Yi Sun, OFS
Panelist: David DiGiovanni, OFS
2:00 – 3:00 PM PDT

NOS Panel II: Optics for 5G/6G
Panelist: Vitaly Mikhailov, OFS
Theater 1 • 12:30 – 2:00 PM PDT

Standard Coating Diameter Uncoupled 19-Core Multicore Fiber with Highest Core Density for Optical Wiring (W3J.6)
Presenter: Yusuke Matsuno, Furukawa
Room 8 • 3:45 – 4:00 PM PDT

Multi-Core Fiber Characterization and Connection (W4J)
Presider: Tristan Kremp, OFS
Room 8 • 4:30-6:30 PM PDT

C+L Band Transmission Under Bidirectionally Pumped Distributed Raman Amplification Using Semiconductor Incoherent Pumps (W4D.1)
Presenter: Shigehiro Takasaka, Furukawa Electric
Room 3 • 4:30-4:45 PM PDT

Monitoring and Sensing Applications Enabled by Enhanced Scattering Fibers in Future Telecom Networks (W4E.3)
Presenter: Paul Westbrook, OFS
Room 6C • 5:30-6:00 PM PDT

OFS Has Partnered on OFC Demonstrations Including:

VCSELs Beyond 106 Gbps: Enabling New Use Cases utilizing LaserWave® FLEX OM4 Optical Fiber located at Broadcom Booth #5325.

Hybrid Fiber Cable for Future Optical Networks consisting of ultra-low loss standard single mode, hollow-core, multi-core, and sensing-enhanced fibers. The Verizon, NEC, OFS cable demonstration, located at OFCnet Booth #923, is able to support high-capacity data transport, low latency time-sensitive services, and highly sensitive distributed fiber sensing functions simultaneously by assigning tasks to appropriate fiber in the cable.

About OFS
OFS is a world-leading designer, manufacturer, and provider of optical fiber, fiber optic cable, connectivity, fiber-to-the-subscriber (FTTx), and specialty fiber optic products. We put our development and manufacturing resources to work creating solutions for applications in such areas as telecommunications, medicine, industrial networking, sensing, aerospace, defense, and energy. We provide reliable, cost-effective fiber optic solutions that help our customers meet the needs of consumers and businesses today and into the future.

Headquartered in Norcross (near Atlanta) Georgia, U.S.A., OFS is a global provider with facilities in several countries worldwide. OFS is part of Furukawa Electric Group, a multi-billion-dollar leader in optical communications.

Please visit www.ofsoptics.com.

OFS PR Contact
Sherry Salyer
+1 (770) 798 4210

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