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Last Update:July 26,2006
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Research Activities

IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers)
    NS (Network System)-PIF Joint Symposium
January 29-30, 2004
Title: The latest move in photonic network
- Industry-academic-government joint project and the challenge for future tasks -

by Professor Kenichi Kitayama, Vice-Chairperson of PIF
Special Lecture Professor Thomas A. DeFanti, Univ. Illinois at Chicago
December 17, 2003
Title: TransLight and The Global Integrated Lambda Facility Plan

IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers)
    PN (Photonic Network) Photonic Network Workshop 2003
October 27-28, 2003
Activities of Photonic Internet Forum
by Matsushima Vice-Chairperson of Planning Committee, PIF
Research Activity in 2003 - Research Delegation to China
January 12-17, 2003
PIF visited the following organizations and exchanged information.
Beijing:
  • Science and Technology Communication of Telecommunications, MII
  • China Mobile Communications Association
  • China Academy of Telecommunications Research, MII
  • China Telecom
  • Tsinghua University
  • Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Wuhan:
  • Wuhan Research Institute of R&D
  • Wuhan Telecommunication Devices Co.
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Report on Technical investigation about recent research and development of ultra-high-speed photonic network
Published as the book entitled 'Photonic Network Revolution'.
Technical visit for the investigation of the test beds in North America
May 29-June 7, 2001
Canada: CA*net4
U.S.A.: STARTAP, Super net, vBNS
tour of laboratory at Washington,D.C.
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Information Exchanges

Japan - China International Symposium on Photonic Networks
    -Toward a Platform for the Ubiquitous Information Society-
June 10, 2004
Title: Greetings
by Song Zhiyuan,
Chairman, Science and Technology Communication of Telecommunications, Ministry of Information Industry
Title: Recent activities of Photonic Internet Forum
by Ken-ichi Kitayama,
Vice-chairperson, Photonic Internet Forum
Title: Photonic Network Technology as a Key Toward Establishing the Ubiquitous Network Society -Strategy of the Japanese Government-
by Tatsuo Kito,
Director-General for Technology Policy Coordination Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications
Title: The Characteristics of Service and Technology of China's Telecommunications Networks Entering New Stage
by Wu Hequan,
Professor, Vice President, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Title: Photonic Technologies in NTTfs Vision for a New Optical Generation.
by Kazuyoshi Tateishi,
Vice President, Executive Director, Information Sharing Laboratory Group, NTT
Title: Current status and future prospective of China Telecom's optical networks
by Wei Leping,
CTO, China Telecom Corporation
Title: Telecom and Photonics : Research Activities in China
by Lin Jintong,
Professor, President, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
Title: Future of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) development
- R&D strategy of NICT toward Information Network Society -

by Tadashi Shiomi,
Vice President, Member of the Board National Institute of Information and Communications Technology(NICT)
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IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) NS (Network System) Technical Report
February 17-18, 2003
Theme: (Photonic)
IP Network Technology, Optical Node Technology, WDM Technology, General


Lecture by Professor Kenichi Kitayama, Vice-Chairperson of PIF
Title: Activities of Photonic Internet Forum, CRL Keihanna Open Laboratories, and Report on Research Delegation to China.
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IEEE Tokyo Section - PIF Joint Lecture
@@by Professor Thomas A. DeFanti, Univ. Illinois at Chicago
December 5, 2002
Title: StarLight: A Platform for e-Science
Lecture Professor DeFanti Chairperson of PIF
The 4th PNI (Photonic - Network based Internet) - PIF Joint Symposium
October 23-24, 2003
Theme: Photonic IP Network for the Happiness of Human Being
In total, 19 lectures were given.
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Dissemination and Enlightenment Activities

OECC/COIN2004 Workshop‚P: Optical Packet and Burst Switching
July12,2004
in Pacifico Yokohama,Yokohama,Kanagawa,JAPAN
Organizer: Mike O'Mahony (Univ. of Essex, UK)
Dan Blumenthal (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.)
Ken-ichi Kitayama (Osaka Univ., Japan)
Speaker: Nicholas Nicholson (DG Information Society, European Commission)
Minho Kang (Information and Communications University, Korea)
Yoshiaki Takeuchi (MPHPT, Japan)
Dan Blumenthal (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, U.S.A.)
Chunming Qiao (Sate University of New York, Buffalo, U.S.A.)
Shlomo Ovadia (Intel Corporation, U.S.A.)
Gee-Kung Chang (Georgia Institute of Technology, U.S.A.)
Lars Dittmann (Technical University of Denmark)
Didier Colle (Ghent University - IMEC, Belgium)
Dimitrios Klonidis (University of Essex, UK)
Akio Sahara (NTT, Japan)
Naoya Wada (NICT, Japan)
Jian Wu (Beijing Univ. of Posts & Telecom., China)

PIF won the Official Commendation from the Minister of MPHPT.
June 2, 2003
PIF won the Official Commendation from the Minister of MPHPT (Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications) for the 53rd Radio Day on 'the Association for Telecommunication Promotion Month' in 2003.
Reasons for Selection: In the field of ultra-high-speed photonic networks, PIF has carried out following activities:
  • Establishing a framework for promotion through cooperation among industry, education, and research entities.
  • Formulating a Research and Development roadmap.
  • Promoting international collaboration and cooperation with overseas entities.
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2003 Series of tutorials for young Japanese researchers
First Session October 7, 2003
Theme: Basics of ultra-high-speed photonic networks and photonic networks form the perspective of carriers
Seven lectures were given.
Second Session November 11, 2003
Theme: Leading-edge technologies of ultra-high-speed photonic networks and device technologies
Seven lectures were given.
Third Session December 11, 2003
Theme: Applications for photonic networks, trend in photonic market, and trend in international standardization of ultra-high-speed photonic networks and future direction of Info-Communications
Seven lectures were given.

Lecture at the 2003 general meeting
June 3, 2003
Title: Research Delegation to China and CRL Keihanna Open Laboratories
by Professor Kenichi Kitayama, Vice-Chairperson of PIF
Title: Activities toward de facto standard on photnic network
  -Photonic Internet Lab. -

by Professor Naoaki Yamanaka, Vice-chairperson of Planning Committee, PIF
Optical Network Technology Workshop (hosted by NEDO)
February 28, 2003
Title: Shine again, photonic road. : A role of PIF
by Professor Tomonori Aoyama, Chairperson of PIF
Title: Abstracts on contract researches about photonics sponsored by TAO (Telecommunications Advancement Organization of Japan)
by Professor Kenichi Kitayama, Vice-Chairperson of PIF
2002 Series of tutorials for young Japanese researchers
First Session October 30, 2002
Theme:
Basics of ultra-high-speed photonic networks
Five lectures were given.
Second Session November 26, 2002
Theme:
Leading-edge technologies of ultra-high-speed photonic networks and device technologies
Five lectures were given.
Third Session January 7, 2003
Theme:
Trend in international standardization of ultra-high-speed photonic networks and future direction of Info-Communications
Six lectures were given.
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Lecture at the 2002 general meeting
June 26, 2002
Theme: Optical Internet in Korea
By Dr. Kyung Pyo JUN
Chairperson of Korea Optical Internet Forum (KOIF)
Executive Director, IT R&D Project Division, ETRI
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General Lecture
January 25, 2002
Report on Technical investigation about recent research and development of ultra-high-speed photonic network
International Symposium
January 11, 2002
Theme: The future direction of ultra-high-speed photonic network
Seven lectures were given.
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