POF Symposium at OFC/NFOEC 2012
The Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO) is organizing a POF Symposium during OFC/NFOEC 2012 that will cover recent developments in POF technology, applications, technical standards, and new markets. Speakers from around the world will review opportunities for POF in areas such as Gigabit POF, high-temperature POF, aerospace applications, home networking, IPTV, consumer devices, smart grid, and solar energy, among others. More information coming soon.
Updated Schedule for POF Symposium at OFC/NFOEC 2012
Wednesday, March 7
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 8
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization (POFTO) is organizing a POF Symposium during OFC/NFOEC 2012 that will cover recent developments in POF technology, applications, technical standards, and new markets. Speakers from around the world will review opportunities for POF in areas such as Gigabit POF, high-temperature POF, aerospace applications, home networking, IPTV, consumer devices, smart grid, and solar energy, among others.
Wednesday, March 7, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
POF Technologies, Applications, Standards and New Markets
1:00 – 1:20 p.m.
Products and Technologies for Commercial Deployment of Gigabit POF Communication
Dr. Whitney White, Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
Chromis Fiberoptics, Inc., USA
1:20 – 1:40 p.m.
New POF Cables for Residential Applications
Kazuki Nakamura, Director, Opto-Device Department
Mitsubishi Rayon Co., Ltd., Japan
1:40 – 2:00 p.m.
Optical Sources for Next Generation POF Links
Dr. Klein Johnson, Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer
Vixar, Inc., USA
2:00 – 2:20 p.m.
Ultra-low Power Optical Links in Portable Consumer Devices
Holger Hoeltke, Managing Director
Silicon Line GmbH, Germany
2:20 – 2:40 p.m.
RCLED-based Gigabit Devices for POF Communications
Dr. John Lambkin, Co-founder, Chief Technology Officer
Firecomms, Ltd. Ireland
2:40 – 3:00 p.m.
Recent Results On 10Gbit/s Data Transmission Over Large-Core POF
Dr. Roman Kruglov, Project Manager, System Simulations
POF-AC, University of Applied Sciences, "Georg Simon Ohm" Nuernberg, Germany
3:00 – 3:20 p.m.
Microstructured Polymer Optical Fibers (mPOF) for Data Transmission
Dr. Alexander Argyros, Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer
Kiriama Pty Ltd, Australia
3:20 – 3:40 p.m.
Current Status of the Standardization Activities for 1-Gbit/s Transmission Over 50 M Standard Step-Index Polymer Optical Fiber
Dr. Christian-A. Bunge, Professor, Univ. of Applied Sciences
Deutsche Telekom AG Hochschule für Telekommunikation Leipzig, Germany
3:40 – 4:00 p.m.
POF Standards and Connectors
Paul M. Mulligan, President and CEO
FiberFin Inc., USA
Chairman, POFTO Standards Committee and member of the SAE, TIA and ODVA
4:00 – 4:20 p.m.
POF – Beyond Today’s Home Networking Concepts and Performance: A Comparison of Technologies, Business Cases and Architectures for the Future Optical Home Networks
Josef Faller, Managing Director
Homefibre Digital Network GmbH, Austria
Thursday, March 8, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
New Product and Company Introductions
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Fiber Optic Test Equipment
Bruce Robertson, Technical Director
Kingfisher International, Australia
10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Reichenbach International Inc's POF Interconnect Applications & Product Features
Erich Reichenbach, Chief Executive Officer
Reichenbach International Inc., USA
11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
New POF Products from COMOSS
Eden Tsai, Account Manager, Sales Department
COMOSS Electronic Co., Ltd., Taiwan
POF Technology and Applications Pavilion
POFTO is also organizing a POF Technology and Applications Pavilion where companies will demonstrate their products and technologies during the show. Attendees can bring their problems and receive design advice on POF solutions from industry experts.
Plastic Optical Fiber Trade Organization has been assigned exhibit space # 2733, which is 1000 square feet. You may review the location of your exhibit space by clicking on the following link: http://www.expocadweb.com/OFC12/ec/forms/attendee/indexTab.aspx
For more information on exhibiting as part of the POF Applications center, please contact Dr. Hui Pan.
Download PDF of Application Center Layout