Main Themes:

Optical Communication, Optoelectronics, Photonics, Wireless Communication, Wireless Networks, Sensors, Mobile Communications and Antenna & Wave Propagation.

Sub-Themes:

Optical Technologies

  • Optical Materials
  • Optical Signal Processing
  • Advances in Optical Networking
  • Photonic Communications Systems and Networks
  • High-speed Optical Communications systems & devices
  • All-Optical Communication Systems
  • Energy-Efficient & Spectral-Efficient Optical Communication Systems
  • Microwave Photonics
  • Optical MIMO
  • Optical Fibers and Devices for Optical Communications
  • Optical Amplifiers
  • Modeling & Optimization of Optical Communication Networks
  • Optical sensors
  • Optical network management
  • Software-defined networks
  • Visible light communication
  • Nonlinear Optics
  • Nanophotonics
  • Digital all-optical networks
  • Next generation networking
  • Optical switching and routing (WAOR)
  • Optical packet networks​, memories and data storage
  • Optical transparency and network scalability
  • Network reliability and availability (RONEXT)
  • Wireless and optical networking (GOWN)
  • Radio-over-fibre transmission
  • Broadband metro and access networks
  • Microwave photonics
  • Photonic band-gap structures (ESPC)
  • Nonlinear and active PBG devices
  • Nanoscale and ultrafast photonics (NAON)
  • VCSELs and other novel light sources
  • Microresonators and photonic molecules (MPM)
  • Novel glasses​ & New transmission windows
  • Big data analytics & network optimization (BigNeO)
  • Non-conventional optical communications
  • Other relevant topics

Wireless Technologies

  • Software-defined radio and cognitive radio
  • Signal processing for wireless communications
  • Antenna Systems
  • Microstrip Antennas
  • Wideband and Multiband Antennas
  • Plasmonic and Nanoantennas
  • Smart and mobile antennas and propagation
  • Practical implementation and performance evaluation
  • Spectrum management and regulatory issues
  • Intelligent transportation system &vehicular communications
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Security
  • Machine-to- machine communications
  • MAC layer and routing protocols
  • Ad-hoc and cell-based networking
  • Multiple access and scheduling
  • Cooperative and distributed communications
  • Radio resource allocation, bit allocation, power allocation
  • Performance analysis, QoS and network management
  • Cross-layer optimization
  • Advanced wireless network technologies, architectures
  • Cellular-Wi- Fi Integration and interworking