FY2010 Activities

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Research Activities

Contributed a paper to IEEE Journal
January, 2011
PIF contributed a paper to the IEEE-Journal of Lightwave Technology.;
Subject
Security in Photonic Networks : Potential Threats and Security Enhancement
Establishment of adhoc technical working group
@@-- Lambda aggregation WG --
December, 2010
PIF organized a new technical working group aiming to establish a dynamic optical network technology that can respond flexibly to fluctuation in traffic. The review meeting was held six times. PIF proposed study results to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications on March, 2011.
Submitted public comments to the Cabinet Office
May-June, 2010
PIF submitted the following public comments to the Cabinet Office.
  • Importance of photonic networks at information and communications technology, and its future prospect
  • Energy-saving for efficient use of electrical energy --- Energy-saving of information appliances and information communications equipments
Technical visit in the United States
April 19-23, 2010
PIF visited the following organizations to investigate trends in the field of most advanced photonic networks.
  • ISOCORE
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • NICT Washington
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Verizon
  • UC San Diego
  • UC Santa Barbara
UC San DiegoUC San Diego
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Information Exchanges

Technical Seminar
@@-- Optical communication technology --
February 21, 2011
Technical seminar was held to commemorate the 10th anniversary of PIF.
Title
  • Prospects of ICT paradigm shift that will be brought by new generation networks and inter-cloud
    by Prof. Tomonori Aoyama, Chairperson, PIF
  • Photonic networks technology trends
    by Prof. Ken-ichi Kitayama, Vice-Chairperson, PIF
  • Development of photonic networks that will revolutionize the networks
    by Prof. Ken-ichi Sato, Vice-Chairperson of Technical Research Committee, PIF
  • Photonic transport technologies, and future prospects
    by Shinji Matsuoka, NTT
Prof.AoyamaProf.KitayamaProf.SatoMr.Matsuoka
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Dissemination and Enlightenment Activities

Lecture meeting regarding U.S. Technology research, and overseas latest technology trends
November 26, 2010
PIF reported the activity results of U.S. survey team who@‚—‚‚“@‚„‚‰‚“‚‚‚”‚ƒ‚ˆ‚…‚„ on April 2010. In addition, PIF made a lecture on the overseas latest technology trends.
Program
  • Opening address
    by Prof. Tomonori Aoyama, Chairperson, PIF
  • Photonic networks technology trends in U.S. (U.S. survey report)
    by Prof. Ken-ichi Kitayama, Vice-Chairperson, PIF
  • Current status of future networks in Europe, and Introduction of "EU-Japan Symposium on Future Internet & New Generation Network"
    by Hiroaki Harai, member of Standard Promotion Committee, PIF
  • Latest trends of Multi Protocol Label Switching 2010 -- Carrier Ethernet & MPLS
    by Prof. Satoshi Okamoto, member of Technical Research Committee, PIF
Prof.AoyamaProf.KitayamaMr.HaraiProf.Okamoto
Lecture meeting
2010 Series of tutorials for young Japanese researchers
PIF held the following two tutorials in 2010.
1st session May 14, 2010
Title
  • Description of the performance of various optical switch
    by Prof. Katsuyuki Utaka, Waseda University
  • Trends of standardization of Optical Transport Network (OTN)
    by Takuya Ohara, member of Technical Research Committee, PIF
Prof.UtakaMr.Ohara1st session
2nd session November 19, 2010
Title
  • Cloud computing and virtualization technology
    by Eiji Kawai, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
  • Latest trends in optical interconnection
    by Xueliang Song, Director & CTO, Advanced Photonics, Inc.
Mr.KawaiMr.Song2st session
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Standard Promotion Activities

Opinion exchange meeting
March 3, 2011
Opinion exchange meeting was held ‚‚‚™ PIF members who have participated in ITU-T, IEEE, OIF, IETF, etc. standardization activities. Many opinions were discussed about such as activities of these organizations, and future directions of these organizations
Program
  • 100G & beyond 100G
    by Takehiro Tsuritani, member of Standard Promotion Committee, PIF
  • Next Generation modulation scheme
    by Eiji Yoshida, member of Standard Promotion Committee, PIF
  • Multi Protocol Label Switching - Transport Profile (MPLS-TP)
    by Yoshinori Koike, NTT
  • Next Generation Passive Optical Network (NG-PON)
    by Jun-ichi Nakagawa, Mitsubishi Electric
  • IEEE1904.1 Service Interoperability in Ethernet Passive Optical Networks (SIEPON)
    by Motoyuki Takizawa, FUJITSU TELECOM NETWORKS
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