PNC 2005
3rd Symposium on Photonics, Networking and Computing
in conjunction with
8th Joint Conference on Information Sciences
(JCIS 2005)
July 21 - 26, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah

Call for Papers

Theme and Scope:

The conference organizers seek contributions of high quality papers addressing various aspects of photonics, networking & computing listed below. In addition, papers that are synergistically related to other tracks of JCIS are welcome. Proposals for special sessions should contact Steve Blair at: blair@ece.utah.edu with a copy to: is@ee.duke.edu

Topics of interest include, but not limited to:

   Biophotonics

1.1

Biological sensors

1.2

Functional nanoparticles, therapies

1.3

Novel applications

1.4

Novel probes

1.5

Photochemistry and photobiology

   Digital transmission systems

2.1

Multiplexing and demultiplexing

2.2

Signal processing techniques

2.3

Systems aspects of nonlinearity, polarization

2.4

System modeling and experiments

2.5

WDM systems and sub-systems

   Fiber optics

3.1

Fabrication and design

3.2

Fiber amplifiers and lasers

3.3

Nonlinear and polarization effects

3.4

Photonic crystal and other specialty fibers

3.5

Sensors

   Nanophotonics

4.1

Nanocavities and nanoapertures

4.2

Nanofabrication techniques

4.3

Photonic crystals, including applications

4.4

Plasmonics, including applications

4.5

Quantum dots

   Optical filters

5.1

Active optical filters

5.2

Filter architectures and design

5.3

Filter implementations

5.4

Novel applications

   Optical imaging

6.1

Imaging with sub-wavelength resolution

6.2

Nanoparticle-based imaging

6.3

Optical coherence tomography

6.4

Three-dimensional imaging

6.5

Other computed tomography/imaging

   Optical MEMs

7.1

MEMs optical sensors

7.2

Optical switches

7.3

Spatial light modulators

7.4

Other MEMs devices

   Optical networks

8.1

CDMA networks

8.2

Fiber to the home

8.3

Network modeling, planning, and design

8.4

OTDM networks

8.5

Reconfigurable networks

8.6

WDM networks

8.7

Other protocols, technologies, and architectures

   Optoelectronic devices

9.1

Detectors

9.2

Lasers, including WDM

9.3

Modulators

9.4

Packaging

   Organic optical materials

10.1

Light emitters, OLEDs

10.2

Nonlinear optical materials

10.3

Polymer-based materials

10.4

Self-assembled materials

   Planar lightwave circuits

11.1

Active devices

11.2

Arrayed-waveguide gratingsr

11.3

Integration with CMOS

11.4

Nonlinear devices, wavelength conversion

11.5

Polymer waveguides and integrated devices

   RF Photonics

12.1

Analog optical links

12.2

Novel architectures and applications

12.3

Optical signal processing

12.4

RF signal processing

   Slow/fast light

13.1

Artificial systems

13.2

Delay lines and other applications

13.3

Implications to information theory

13.4

Novel experiments

   Ultrafast optics and optoelectronics

14.1

Applications

14.2

THz generation and detection

14.3

Ultrafast sources and detection

All papers must be submitted electronically using the on-line submission tool. Please see the "Call for Papers" link for deadline and submission information.

 

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