OFC Papers Flow In

Over 1100 technical papers have been submitted for consideration, up 30% from the last conference

December 3, 2001

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Technical paper submissions for the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit (OFC) are up 30 percent for the 2002 event—yet another strong indicator of exceptional growth for the world’s largest conference and tradeshow dedicated to the advancement of fiber optic technology.Over 1100 technical papers were submitted for consideration this year. Those selected, reporting on cutting-edge research in the field of optics, will be presented during OFC 2002, March 17 – 22, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif., USA. OFC 2002 boasts the largest technical program in the 27-year history of the event. “Research and development in fiber optics remains robust,” said Dr. Ronald Esman, Ronald Esman, Managing Director, Dorsál Networks, Inc. and OFC Technical Program Co-Chair. “The growth in OFC’s technical program is one of many indicators that the fiber optic community continues to deliver steady advances that will contribute to future growth in the field.”OFC 2002 is sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Communications Society (IEEE/ComSoc), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers/Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (IEEE/LEOS), and the Optical Society of America (OSA). OFC was founded in 1984 by OSA and IEEE/LEOS as an educational forum for the fiber optic industry to exchange information about new products and research.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) Optical Society of America

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