Agenda At-A-Glance (PDF)
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Technical Program (HTML)
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Technical Program (PDF)
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Please read the following notandum before you prepare your presentation.

Mode of Presentation





Plenary Talks

Yasuhiko Arakawa (University of Tokyo)

"Progress in quantum dots for advanced photonics"


Karl Joachim Ebeling (Universitat Ulm)
"VCSEL Technology for Imaging and Sensor Systems Applications"


Philip Russell (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light)

"The multifaceted world of photonic crystal fibres"


Ming C. Wu (University of California, Berkeley)

"Recent advances in nanoscale photonic MEMS"



Invited Talks

Ray Chen (University of Texas at Austin)
"Silicon photonics for optical computing, interconnects and sensing?"

Chris Doerr (Acacia Communications)
"Silicon photonics for optical communication and sensing"

Benjamin Eggleton, ?Amol Choudhary (University of Sydney)
"On-chip Brillouin processing for coherent optical communications"


Chunlei Guo (University of Rochester)

"Surface functionalization by femtosecond lasers and its ultrafast formation dynamics"


Zuyuan He (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
"Sensing the earth with micro-optics"


Hartmut Hillmer (University of Kassel)

"MEMS based micromirror arrays"


Davide Iannuzzi (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

"Opto-mechanical ferrule-top devices in life science research?"


San-Liang Lee (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology)

"WDM lasers and arrays for applications in optical networking and interconnect: overview and perspectives"


Jesper Mork (Technical University of Denmark)
"Photonic crystal Fano lasers and Fano switches"

Boon Siew Ooi (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)

"Underwater wireless automotive communications: from system-level demonstrations to channel modelling?"





A special session will be held on Monday, 20 November, which focuses on "Vehicle Microoptics for Autonomous Driving".



M. Kagami (Toyota Central R&D Labs.)
O. Sugihara (Utsunomiya Univ.)


Invited Talks


Oscar Ciordia (KDPOF)

"Optical communications for next generation automotive networks"


Hossein Hashemi (University of Southern California)

"Monolithic optical phased arrays in silicon"


Takahide Mizuno (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
"Laser rangefinders for planetary exploration"


Shigeru Kobayashi, Carlos Almeida (TE Connectivity)
"Fiber optic interconnection devices for in-vehicle communication"







In the afternoon of Nov. 19 (Sunday), we will have a special session for MOC's 30-year anniversary.


Get Together

"Get Together" will be held in Atrium in Building 3 in the evening of Nov. 19 (Sunday).

All the attendees of MOC2017 are cordially invited.


Award Ceremony

Award ceremony will be held at the end of the conference.


Micro Concert and Conference Party

CONCERT and PARTY: Evening of Nov. 21 (Tuesday)


The 18th Microconcert(PDF)

Microconcert Program(PDF)

“MICRO CONCERT” : One hour concert will be performed by Machida Philharmony Baroque Ensemble (MPB) after the technical session. Attendees and their families/friends are cordially invited (Free of Charge).

“CONFERENCE PARTY” : A Buffet Style Party will open right after the concert. Registration Required / \3,000 per person.


Technical Exhibition

Table-top technical exhibition is planned during MOC2017. Take this opportunity to see the latest products and technologies in relation to microoptics. Exhibition will be held at 2F-Foyer in Building An.


Exhibitors (alphabetical order)
・Advanced Photonics, Inc.
・Archnext Co.,Ltd.
・Cybernet Systems Co.,Ltd.
・High-Tech Corporation
・IRC, Inc.
・JEOL Ltd.
・Optquest Co.,Ltd.
・San-es Trading Co.,Ltd.
・Scivax Corporation
・Sevensix, Inc.
・Tokyo Instruments, Inc.