Sessions

Preliminary Program (subject to change)

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Tuesday, September 4th

08:00             Registration and Continental Breakfast – Skyline Room Lobby

Plenary Session
09:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
T. Kien Truong

Technical Fellow – Avionics & Fiber Optics

The Boeing Company, United States

POF 2018  Conference Chair
   
09:10 Plenary Keynote:

Status of Advanced POF and POF Network towards IoT Society

  Yasuhiro Koike, Director, Keio Photonics Research Institute (KPRI) and Professor, Keio University, Japan

 

Chairman of the International Cooperative on Plastic Optical Fibers
   
09:50 Plenary Keynote

Trends in Fiber Optics and Photonics for Airplane Systems

  T. Kien Truong, Technical Fellow – Avionics & Fiber Optics, The Boeing Company, United States

 

POF 2018  Conference Chair
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break Skyline Room
POF in Avionic Applications I
Chair: Kien Truong
11:00

 

Invited Unique POF Characteristics for Avionics Network & Sensing Applications
Kien Truong, Boeing, United States
     
11:30   Technique To Achieve High Sensitivity Receiver for Passive Optical Network
Eric Chan, Boeing, United States
11:50   Rugged POF Splice for Field Repair Capability in Fueled Aircraft
    Dennis Koshinz, Boeing, United States
   
12:10   Qualification & Certification of a New Avionics Optical Network
    Kim Nguyen, Boeing, United States
   
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch Skyline Room
POF in Avionic Applications II
Chair: Kien Truong
13:30  

 

Evolution of Avionics Optical Fiber & Optical Connector Standards
Lyndon Mazon, Boeing, United States
     
14:00   LiFi Optical Wireless Simulation Modeling for Passenger Cabin
Eric Harvey, Boeing, United States
14:20   Evolution of Fuel Quantity Indication System
    Everett Groat, Boeing, United States
   
14:40   Evolution of Integrated Modular Avionics
    Sean Ramey, Boeing, United States
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break Skyline Room
POF in Automobiles
Chair: TBD
15:30 Invited

No41

Standardization and Simulation Status Of Automotive Optical Ethernet
Manabu Kagami, A. Kawasaki, S. Ito, T. Yamashita, M. Soga, M. Ogawa
Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc., Japan
     
16:00 Invited

No42

Standardization Activities On Gigabit And Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Operation over Glass and Plastic Optical Fibers for Automotive Optical Communication
Oki Sugihara
Utsunomiya University, Japan
16:20 Invited POF Technology in Automotive Applications 
  Yoshihiro Tsukamoto
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Japan
16:40

 

No29 Star Networks with Passive Splitters and High Sensitivity Detectors
    Juri Vinogradov, Martin Bloos, Robert Swoboda, Ahmed Al-Samaneh, Josef Wittl, Rainer Engelbrecht, Olaf Ziemann
    POF-AC, Technische Hochschule Nuernberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany
17:00 Poster Session / Exhibitor Hour 

(Cocktail Reception)

 

Skyline Room
18:00 Museum of Flight Guided Tour Museum of Flight
 19:00  Close of Day 1

 

Wednesday, September 5th

08:00             Registration and Continental Breakfast – Skyline Room Lobby

Active Optical Cables and Datacom

Chair: Y Koike

09:00 Invited GI-POF in Active Optical Cables
No37 Whitney White
Chromis Fiberoptics, Inc., United States
     
09:30 No15 Ribbon POF based HDMI 2.1 AOC Incorporating an Encapsulated Optical Engine
Yong-Geon Lee, Yung-Sung Son, Hyun-Ryong Cho, Soo-Geun You, and Sang-Shin Lee
Kwangwoon University & Optomind Inc., Korea
09:50 No22 Self-Optical-Isolation Effect Of Graded-Index Plastic Optical Fiber
    Azusa Inoue and Yasuhiro Koike
    Keio University, Japan
10:10 No16 Study On Optical Interface For 8K Endoscope Using GI Type POF
    Hiroshi Takizuka(1), Toshio Chiba(2), Yasuhiro Koike(1)
    1: Keio University, Japan
2: Kairos Co., Ltd., Japan
 
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break Skyline Room
POF Sensors I
Chair: Alexis Mendez
11:00 Invited

No47

Photo-Mechanical Devices Made in Polymer Optical Fibers
Mark G. Kuzyk
Washington State University, United States
     
11:30 Invited

No34

Towards High Sensitivity FBG Strain Sensor Through The Combination Of Silica And Polymer Fibers
R. Oliveira, L. Bilro, R. Nogueira
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
11:50 No26 Stress Sensing Using Luminescent Dye-doped POFs
    Rei Furukawa and So Kamimura
    University of Electro-Communications, Japan
   
12:10 No49 POF-based Rotary and Linear Position Sensor Enables New Medical and Industrial Applications
    Robert Rickenbach, Dennis Horwitz
    Micronor Inc.
   
12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch

ICPOF Meeting

Skyline Room

Lockwood Boardroom

POF Sensors II
Chair:  Rogerio Nogueira
13:30 Invited

No38

Biomedical Applications of POF Devices and Sensors
Alexis Mendez
MCH Engineering, LLC, United States
     
14:00 Invited

No14

POF – Sensors Applications
Regina Célia Allil
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
14:20 No36 Refractometric Sensor in Polymer Optical Fibers
    X. Hu (1) (2), B. Luo (3), C. Caucheteur (2), M. Zhao (3),*, C.-F. J. Pun(4), N. Zhong (3), H.-Y. Tam(4), S. Fang (1)
    1: Chongqing Century COPTICOMM Technology Industrial Co., Ltd., China
2: Université de Mons, Belgium
3: Chongqing University of Technology, China
4: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
 
14:40 Invited

No32

 

Optically Remote POF Powered Temperature Sensor with 1000 Measurements per Second
    Olaf Ziemann, Jakob Fischer, Michael Luber, Rainer Engelbrecht, Peter Urbanek, Holger Lenkowski, Magnus Ahlstedt, Christian Gärtner, Josef Wittl, Ulrich Wetzel
    POF-AC, Technische Hochschule Nuernberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany
   
15:00 Invited

No31

 

Distributed Strain Sensing for Geotextiles in Soil with POF and Photon-Counting OTDR
    Rainer Engelbrecht1, Michael Luber1, Martin Gehrke1, Juri Vinogradov1, Hartmut Hangen2, Rainer Worbes3
    1: Polymer Optical Fiber Application Center (POF-AC), Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany
    2: HUESKER Synthetic GmbH, Germany
    3: Institute for Geotechnical Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany
15:20 – 15:35 Coffee Break Skyline Room
Home Networking and Datacom
Chair: Olaf  Ziemann
15:35

 

Invited

No50

POF for Gigabit Home Networking – User Cases and Perspectives from Europe
Josef Faller
homefibre digital network GmbH, Austria
     
16:00 No28 Gigabit Transmission over Standard POF beyond 50 m
Roman Kruglov, Juri Vinogradov, Olaf Ziemann
POF-AC, Technische Hochschule Nuernberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany
16:20 No43 From 1Mb to 1Gbps on POF
    Ken Applebaum, Rex Radabaugh
    COTSWORKS, United States
   
16:40 No25 High-Quality Multi-Channel TV Broadcast Signal Transmission  Using Low-Noise Graded-Index Plastic Optical Fiber for 4K/8K Era
K. Nishiyama, A. Inoue, Y. Koike
Keio University, Japan
     

 

 

17:00 Tutorial POF: Fibers, Cables, Transmitters, Receivers, Sensors, and Standards
    Prof. Olaf Ziemann and Prof. Rainer Engelbrecht
    POF-AC, Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany
   
18:00   Close of Day 2
19:00 – 21:00 Conference Dinner

 

Thursday, September 6th

08:00             Registration and Continental Breakfast – Skyline Room Lobby

Materials and Fiber Technologies I
Chair: Ann Mescher
09:00 Invited

No46

Thermal Effects during Solid and Hollow Core Polymer Fiber Drawing
Spencer Grange, Heather Dillon, Ann Mescher
University of Washington, United States
     
09:30 No35 Process for Extrusion of Laser Active Single Mode Polymer Optical Fibers
Daniel Schrein, Bechir Hachicha, Ludger Overmeyer
Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
09:50 No10 Modelling of Eu-doped POF Amplifiers And Comparison With Experiment And Theory
    Jon Arrue, B. García-Ramiro, F. Jiménez, M.A. Illarramendi, I. Ayesta,  J. Zubia, D. Zaremba, R. Evert, And H-H. Johannes
    University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), Spain
   
10:10 No44 Hollow-Core Fiber Manufactured from 3-D Printed Preforms
    Brek Meuris, Ruth Ann Mullen, Cody Moody, Ann Mescher
    University of Washington, United States 
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break Skyline Room
Test and Measurements
Chair: Rainer Engelbrecht
11:00 No40 Changes in MPD of step-index POF Due To Wiring Conditions
  Satoshi Takahashi1, Masahiro Uchida2, Okihiro Sugihara2
  1 POF Promotion, Japan
    2. Utsunomiya university, Japan
     
11:30 No39 Plastic Optical Fibers (POFs) Applied As Light Conductors In Digital Fourier Transform Holography 
Luma Macieira, Rosembergue B. da Rocha Freire Jr., Paulo A.M. dos Santos, Ricardo M. Ribeiro
Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
12:00 – 12:50 Networking Lunch

 

Skyline Room
12:50 – 13:00 Closing Remarks Skyline Room
13:00 – 15:00 Bus Departing Museum of Flight for Boeing Factory Tour

 

Meet bus in front of Museum of Flight or Meet the Group at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour by 14:30
15:00 – 16:30 Boeing Factory Tour

 

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
16:30 – 18:00 Bus Departing Boeing Factory Tour for Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotel with stop near downtown Seattle

 

Meet Bus in Parking Lot after Boeing Tour
18:00 Conference Concludes See you at POF 2019!
Poster session
Skyline Room
Paper 1 POF in Optical MDU and Optical LAN applications
  Dr. Yuxin (Eugene) Dai (1), Wei Dai (2)
  1 Cox Communications. 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd., Atlanta USA
2 Appfolio, 50 Castilian, Santa Barbara CA, USA
 
2 PLASTIC OPTICAL FIBER SENSOR WITH GOLD NANOPARTICLES FOR BIOCHEMICAL APPLICATIONS
  Andrade, Andressa; Arcas, Ariadny; Werneck, Marcelo; Allil, Regina.
  Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
 
3 An Improved In-Line Optical Power Meter for PMMA-based Polymer Optical Fibre Links
  Fábio L. Castro, Vinicius N.H. Silva, Andrés P.L. Barbero and Ricardo M. Ribeiro
  Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
 
4 Upconverting POF by Incubation of β-NaYF4:Yb3+, Er3+ Nanoparticles via in situ Polymerization for Production of active Polymer Optical Fibers
  L. Neumann(1), F. Jakobs(1), S. Spelthann(2), D. Zaremba(1), S. Radunz(3), U. Resch-Genger(3), R. Evert(1), W. Kowalsky(1), H.-H. Johannes(1)
  1: Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
  2: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
  3: Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und –prüfung, Germany
 
7 FUNCTIONALIZED POF H2S SENSOR
  M.M. Keley (1), A. Dante(1), F. Dutra(2), R.C.S.B. Allil(1), C.C. Carvalho(1), M.M. Werneck(1)
  1: Photonics and Instrumentation Laboratory, Electric Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  2: PETROBRAS® S.A.
 
8 EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL CORES OF MULTI-CORE PLASTIC OPTICAL FIBERS
  M. Chueca (1), M. A. Losada (1), A. López (1), J. Mateo (1), J. Zubia (2), C. Vázquez (3)
  University of Zaragoza, Spain
  1: Aragón Institute of Engineering Research (i3A), Universidad de Zaragoza, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
  2: Departamento de Ingeniería de Comunicaciones, ETSI/Universidad del País Vasco, Euskal-Herriko Unibertsitatea, 48013 Bilbao, Spain
  3: Departamento de Tecnología Electrónica, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 28911 Leganés (Madrid), Spain.
 
9 EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A CUSTOM-MADE BLOCKING-STYLE POF ATTENUATOR
  S. Porroche (1), M. A. Losada (1)*, A. López (1), J. Mateo (1), X. Jiang (2), D. Richards (2), N. Antoniades (2)
  1: Aragón Institute of Engineering Research (i3A), Universidad de Zaragoza, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
  2: Department of Engineering and Environmental Science, City University of NY, The College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY 10314 USA
 
11 HALOGEN FREE, ALL COPOLYMER HIGH-TEMPERATURE-POFS
  D. Zaremba, R. Evert, F. Jakobs, L. Neumann, R. Caspary, W. Kowalsky, H.-H. Johannes.
  Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik, TU Braunschweig, Schleinitzstraße 22, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
 
12 POLYMERIZABLE COUMARINE DYES FOR EFFICIENT ACTIVE POFS
  Markus Beckers1,Magdalena Plümpe1, Benjamin Mohr1, Gunnar Seide1, Thomas Gries1, Christian Bunge2
  F. Jakobs, K. Harms, D. Zaremba, J. Rodziewicz, W. Kowalsky, H.-H. Johannes
  Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik, TU Braunschweig, Schleinitzstraße 22, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany
 
13 MICROMACHINING OF DIFFRACTION GRATING IN PMMA-POF FOR APPLICATIONS IN LOW COST SENSORS
  D. Pallarés-Aldeiturriaga (1), M. Lomer (1,2,3), J. Mateo (4) and L. Rodriguez-Cobo (2)
  1: Photonics Engineering Group, University of Cantabria, 39005, Santander (Spain)
  2: CIBER-bbn, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, 28029, Madrid (Spain)
  3: Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Valdecilla (IDIVAL), Cantabria, Spain
  4: Aragón Institute of Engineering Research, Dep. of Electronic Eng., University of Zaragoza, Spain.
 
17 COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS BETWEEN REFRACTIVE INDEX POF SENSORS FOR CHEMICAL SENSING
   F. Sequeira(1,2), N. Cennamo(3), A. Rudnitskaya(2,4), R. Nogueira(1), L. Zeni(3), L. Bilro(1,5)
  Instituto de Telecomunicações , Portugal
   1: Instituto de Telecomunicações, Aveiro, Portugal.
   2: CESAM, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.
   3: Department of Engineering, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Aversa, Italy.
   4: Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
   5: I3N/FSCOSD, Department of Physics, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.
 
19 Experimental demonstration of multiband CAP modulation for SI-POF links
  J. A. Altabas (1)*, D. Izquierdo (1,2), A. López (1), M. A Losada (1), J. Clemente (1), S. Sarmiento (3),                                                 J. Mateo (1), J. A. Lazaro (3), I. Garces (1)
  1: Aragon Institute of Engineering Research (I3A), Universidad de Zaragoza, E-50018, Zaragoza, Spain
  2: Centro Universitario de la Defensa, E-50090, Zaragoza, Spain
  3: Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, E-08034, Barcelona, Spain
 
20 Characterization for simultaneous Gigabit data transmission and energy delivery in Large core Plastic Optical Fibers
  C. Vázquez1*, Fahad M. A. Al-Zubaidi1, D. S. Montero1, P. C. Lallana1, P. J. Pinzón1, J. Mateo2 and J. Zubia3
  1: Electronics Technology Department, Carlos III University of Madrid, Avda. Universidad 30, 28911 Leganés, Spain
  2: Aragón Institute of Engineering Research (i3A), Universidad de Zaragoza, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain.
  3: Communication Engineering Department, ETSI/Basque Country University, 48013 Bilbao, Spain.
 
21 Solar Tracker Development Based on POFs and Fresnel Lens Concentration Applied to Microalgae Cultivation Illumination
  Alexandre Silva Allil, Igor Vital Rodrigues, Alfredo Omar Córdova Manchego, Yordanka Reyes Cruz, Cesar Cosenza de Carvalho, Regina Célia da Silva Barros Allil, Alex Dante, Arthur Werneck and Marcelo Martins Werneck.
  Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil
 
23 Development of Optical Module Based on Ballpoint-pen Connector for Graded-index Plastic Optical Fiber
  F. Kobayashi, A. Inoue, and Y. Koike
  Keio University, Japan
 
24 Design of Microscopic Heterogeneous Structure in Core Polymer Matrix  for Enhancement of Noise Reduction Effects of Graded-index Plastic Optical Fiber
  T. Akashi , A. Inoue , Y. Koike
  Keio University, Japan
 
27 FREE SPACE AND POF BASED DISTANCE SENSORS BY PHASE MEASUREMENTS
  J. Vinogradov, Th. Becker, M. Luber, R. Engelbrecht, O. Ziemann
  Polymer Optical Fiber Application Center (POF-AC), Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Wassertorstraße 10, 90489 Nuremberg, Germany
 
30 A LOW-COST FIBER-OPTIC TEMPERATURE SENSOR BASED ON RUBY FLUORESCENCE LIFETIME AND A SIMPLE MICROCONTROLLER BOARD
  Rainer Engelbrecht, Timo Salberg, Alexander Bachmann, Olaf Ziemann
  Polymer Optical Fiber Application Center (POF-AC), Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Wassertorstraße 10, 90489 Nuremberg, Germany.
 
33 20 Years old POF – How Good are the old Ones
  Olaf Ziemann, Michael Luber, Philipp Küffner, Andreas Fiegl
  1 Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm
 
45 High Numerical Aperture Step-Index, Liquid Core Fiber
  John Choi, Ann Mescher
  University of Washington