W01 The 5th International Workshop on Optical/Photonic Interconnects for Computing Systems (OPTICS)

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07:30W01.1Registration Desk opens
08:30W01.2Workshops start
08:30W01.3Introduction to OPTICS
08:40W01.4From system level simulations to silicon photonic circuit fabrication

08:40 - 09:40 (Keynote) Vladimir Stojanovic, UC Berkeley (US)
EPDA for EPSoC design: From co-simulation to photonic circuit generators

09:40 - 10:00 (invited) Jean Christophe Crebier, CMP (FR)
MPW services for Photonics & ICs prototyping

10:00W01.5Coffee break 1
10:30W01.6Silicon Photonics for on-chip interconnects, IO and computing

10:30-10:50 (invited) Timo Aalto, VTT (Finland)
3 µm and 12 µm SOI platforms for optical interconnects and I/O coupling

10:50-11:10 (invited) Fabio Pavanello, IMEC (BE)
Electronics-photonics integration in advanced CMOS platforms using a photonics module: a transceiver application in 65 nm bulk CMOS

11:10-11:30 (invited) Bert Offrein, IBM Zurich (CH)
Advancing silicon photonics for traditional and novel computing paradigms

11:30-11:50 (invited) Jun Shiomi, Kyoto University (JP)
Integrated Optical Neural Networks Exploiting Light Speed Approximate Parallel Multipliers

11:50W01.7Poster Presentation (session 1)

Design Automation for Wavelength-Routed Optical NoCs
Tsun-Ming Tseng, Ulf Schlichtmann, TUM (DE)

High-Radix Nonblocking Integrated Optical Switching Fabric for Data Center
Zhifei Wang, Jiang Xu, Peng Yang, et al., HKUST (CN)

Integrated spiking nanolaser
Maxime Delmulle, Sylvain Combrié, Fabrice Raineri and Alfredo De Rossi, Thales and Research Technology (FR) and C2N (FR)

RSON: an Inter/Intra-Chip Silicon Photonic Network for Rack-Scale Computing Systems
Peng Yang, Zhifei Wang, Zhehui Wang and Jiang Xu, HKUST (CN)

Hardware Emulation Platform of Optical Network-on-Chip
Lucien Del Bosque, Ian O'ConnoR, Sébastien Le Beux, ECL (FR)

BOSIM: Holistic Optical Switch Models for Silicon Photonic Networks
Xuanqi Chen, Zhifei Wang, Yi-Shing Chang, et al., HKUST (CN) and Intel (US)

Stochastic Computing with Integrated Optics
Hassnaa El-Derhalli
, Sébastien Le Beux, Sofiene Tahar, Concordia University (CA)

12:00W01.8Lunch break
13:00W01.9New Devices for New Architectures

13:00-13:20 (invited) Laurent Vivien, C2N (FR)
Recent advances in silicon photonics

13:20-13:40 (invited) Christophe Peucheret, Foton (FR)
Mode division multiplexing for optical networks on chip - potential and limitations

13:40-14:00 (invited) Fabrice Raineri, Paris-Sud University (FR)
III-V semiconductor on silicon nanodevices for high performance computing

14:00-14:20 (invited) Zheng Zhao, Zhoufeng Ying, Ray T. Chen, and David Z. Pan, The University of Texas at Austin (US)
Hardware-software Co-design of Optical Neural Networks

14:20W01.10Poster presentation (session 2)

FODON: Ultra-High-Radix Low-Loss Optical Switching Fabric
Zhifei Wang, Zhehui Wang, Jiang Xu, et al., HKUST (CN)

All-optical sampling with hybrid III-V on Silicon nano-resonators for photonic computing
Léa Constans, Sylvain Combrié, Fabrice Raineri and Alfredo De Rossi, Thales and Research Technology (FR) and C2N (FR)

MOCA: an Inter/Intra-Chip Optical Network for Memory
Zhehui Wang, Jiang Xu, Zhifei Wang, et al., HKUST (CN)

Enabling System-Level Design with Optical Nrworks-On-Chip Through Architecture Integration and Topology Synthesis
Mahdi Tala, Maddalena Nonato, Oliver Schrape, et al., University of Ferrara (IT) and IHP Microelectronics (DE)

Quantitative Analysis of Optical/Electrical Interconnects and Optical-Electrical Interfaces
Zhehui Wang, Jiang Xu, Zhifei Wang, et al., HKUST (CN)

Light Up your Many Core
Clément Zrounba, Sébastien Le Beux, Ian O'Connor, ECL (FR)

Crosstalk Noise Reduction through Adaptive Power Control in Inter/Intra-Chip Optical Networks
Luan Huu Kinh Duong, Peng Yang, Zhifei Wang, etal., HKUST (CN)

14:30W01.11Coffee break 2
15:00W01.12Toward large scale on-chip optical interconnects

15:00-15:20 (invited) Umar Khan, IMEC (BE)
Designing large-scale photonic integrated circuits

15:20-15:40 (invited) Ulf Schlichtmann, TUM (DE)
EDA for WRONoCs: From Topology to Physical Design, and Breaking Down Barriers

15:40-16:00 (invited) Aditya Narayan, Boston University (US)
A System-Level Perspective on Silicon Photonic Network-on-Chips

16:00-16:20 (invited) Cédric Killian, IRISA/INRIA (FR)
ONoCs: from offline optimization to run time adaptability

16:20W01.13Panel: Bringing on-chip optical interconnects into the real world

Davide Bertozzi, University of Ferrara (IT), chair
Ian O'Connor, ECL (FR)
Yvain Thonnart, CEA-Leti (FR)
Laurent Vivien, C2N (FR)
Vladimir Stojanovic, UC Berkeley (US)

17:20W01.14Concluding Remarks and Closing Session
17:30W01.15Workshops end