Publications

Relevant Journal Publications

  • P. Liao, M. Sakib, F. Lou, J. Park, M. Wlodawki, V.I. Kopp, D. Newgroschl, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Ultra-dense Silicon Photonic Interface for Optical Interconnection," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, accepted in January 2015.

  • M.N. Sakib, M.S. Hai, and O. Liboiron-ladouceur, "A Silicon Photonic Integrated Packaged Coherent Receiver Front-End for Soft-Decision Decoding," IEEE Journal of Lightware Technology, vol. 32, no. 24, pp. 4753-4758, December 15th, 2014.

  • C. Zhang, P. Liao, B. Burgoyne, Y. Kim, F. Trépanier, A. Villeneuve, O. Liboiron-Ladoucuer, “Low-Cost Dispersion-Tuned Active Harmonic Mode-Locked Laser With a 3-cm Coherence Length,” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 20, No. 5, Sep./Oct. 2014.

  • P. Liao, C. Zhang, X. Lu, M.M. Shafiei, I. Cerutti, N. Andriolli, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Gain Effect on Scalable Energy-Proportional SOA-Based Optical Space Switches," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 26, No. 16, pp. 1683-1686, August 15th 2014.

  • M. Hai, M. Sakib, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "A 16 GHz silicon-based monolithic balanced photodetector with on-chip capacitors for 25 Gbaud front-end receivers," Opt. Express  21, 32680-32689 (2013).

    M.N. Sakib and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "A Study of Error Correction Codes for PAM Signals in Data Centers Applications," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, No. 23, pp. 2274-2277, Dec. 1st, 2013.

  • C. Zhang, P. Liao, B. Burgoyne, Y. Kim, N. Godbout, A. Villeneuve, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Dispersion-Tuned Harmonically Mode-Locked Fiber Laser," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 25, No. 19, pp. 1916-1919, October 1st, 2013.

  • B. Banan, M.S. Hai, E. Lisicka-Skrzek, P. Berini, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Multichannel Transmission Through a Gold Strip Plasmonic Waveguide Embedded in Cytop," IEEE Photonics Journal, Vol. 5, No. 5, June 2013.

  • P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, D. Torres, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, P. Castoldi, “Heterogeneous Optical Space Switches for Scalable and Energy-Efficient Data Centers,” OSA/IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 1713-1719, June 1 2013.

  • I. Cerutti, P. Raponi, N. Andriolli, P. Castoldi, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Designing Energy-Efficient Data Center Networks Using Space-Time Optical Interconnection Architectures," IEEE Journal of  Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Vol. 19, No. 2, March/April 2013.

  • M.S. Hai and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Design of a 50 Gb/sec SOI-based DPSK demodulator for dense photonic integration,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 24, No. 19, pp. 1749-1752, October 1st, 2012.

  • I. Cerutti, N. Andriolli, P.G. Raponi , M. Scaffardi, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, A. Bogoni, and P. Castoldi, “Power and Scalability Analysis of Multi-Plane Optical Interconnection Networks,” IET Optoelectronics, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 192-200, August 2012.

  • M.N. Sakib, M. Moayedi, W. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "A 45 Gb/s Low Complexity Optical Front-End for Soft-Decision LDPC Decoders,” Optics Express, Vol. 20, No. 16, pp. 18336–18347, July 2012.

  • M.N. Sakib, T. Huang, W. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Low-Density Parity-Check Coding in Ultra Wideband over Fiber Systems," IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol. 23, No. 20, pp. 1493-1495, October 2011.

  • M.N. Sakib, V. Mahalingam, W.J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Optical Front-end for Soft Decision LDPC Codes in Optical Communication Systems,” OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communication and Networking, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 533-541, June 2011 and OSA  “Spot Light on Optics”  July 2011 .

  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, I. Cerutti, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, and P. Castoldi, Energy Efficient Design of a Scalable Optical Multi-Plane Interconnection Architecture, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, Special Issue on Green Photonics, Vol. 17, no. 2, pp.377-383, Mar/Apr 2011.

Invited Journal Papers

  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, M. S. Hai, and P. Castoldi, “A Scalable Space-Time Multi-Plane Optical Interconnection Network using Energy Efficient Enabling Technologies,” OSA/IEEE Journal of Optical Communication and Networking, vol. 3, no. 8, 2011.
  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, A. Shacham, B.A. Small, B.G. Lee, H. Wang, C.P. Lai, A. Biberman, and K. Bergman, “The Data Vortex Optical Packet Switched Interconnection Network,” IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 26, no. 13, 2008.

Invited Conference Presentations (presenter*)

  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, "Efficient Interconnection for Modern Computing Systems," OSA Frontiers in Optics, FTu1B.4, October 2014.
                       
  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, "Optical interconnection networks for data centers," IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC), October 2014.                                                                                                                       
  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, "Efficient Photonic I/O for Data Communication," CLEO-PR&OECC/PS 2013, Kyoto Japan, July 2013.
  • P. Castoldi*, I. Cerutti, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Energy-Efficient Space-Time Optical Interconnection Architectures for Data Centers," 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), June 2013.
  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, “Photonic Technology Development for Efficient Data Communication,” SPIE Photonics North, Montreal Canada, June 2012.
  • P. Castoldi*, P.G. Raponi, I. Cerutti, N. Andriolli, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Energy Efficiency and Scalability of Multi-plan optical interconnection networks for computing platforms and data centers,” Optical Fiber Comm. Conf. & Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), Mars 2012.
  • P. Castoldi*, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, P. G. Raponi, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Energy-Efficient Switching in Optical Interconnection Networks,” 13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), June 2011.
  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, “Design approaches for energy-efficient optical interconnects in computing platforms,” 23rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics Society, ThB1, 2010. 

Conference Proceedings (presenter*)

  • P. Liao, C. Zhang, X. Lu, M. Mirshafiei, I. Cerutti, N. Andriolli, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Gain Effect on the Scalability of SOA-based Optical Space Switches,” Opt. Fiber Comm. Conf. & Expo. (OFC/NFOEC), M3E.5, March  2014

  • C. Zhang, N. Godbout, B. Burgoyne, Y. Kim, P. Liao, A. Villeneuve*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Driving Current Induced Spectral Effect in RSOA-based Mode-Locked Fiber Laser,” Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) Congress, September 2013.

  • M.S. Hai, M.N. Sakib, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, "A Compact Silicon-on-Insulator Optical Hybrid for Low Loss Integration with Balanced Photodetectors," the 39th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC), paper We.2.B.2, September 25 2013.

  • P. P. Dash*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, G.E.R. Cowan, "A Variable-Bandwidth, Power-Scalable Optical Receiver Front-End in 65nm," IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August 2013.

  • C. Williams*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, G.E.R. Cowan, "Power and Noise Configurable Phase-Locked Loop Uisng Multi-Oscillator Feedback Alignmnent,"  IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, August 2013.

  • M. N. Sakib*, M. S. Hai, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "A Monolithic Optical Front-end for Soft-decision Error Correction Decoders,” IEEE Photonics Society-Summer Topicals, July 2013.

  • M. S. Hai and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, " Robust and Compact 45 Gb/s MMI-based SOI DPSK Demodulator for On-chip Optical IO Layer," CLEO, June 2013.

  • M. Mishafiei* and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "A Silicon Photonic Switch for Optical Interconnects," Photonics North, June 2013.

  • S. Karami*, A. Kirk, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Compact plasmonic modulator," International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics SPP6, May 2013.

  • B. Banan*, M. Mirshafiei, P. Berini, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Microwave and Optical Transmission on Metal Strip Plasmonic Waveguides," International Conference on Surface Plasmon Photonics SPP6, May 2013.

  • P. P. Dash*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, G.E.R. Cowan, "Inductorless, Power-Proportional, Optical Receiver Front-End in TSMC 90 nm,"  IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, May 2013.

  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, X. Lu, C. Zhang. P. Liao, P. G. Raponi, I. Cerutti, and N. Andriolli, "RODIN-Energy-proportional SOA based Optical Interconnect for Large Computing Platforms" IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference (OI Conference), TuP, May 2013. [Poster received honorary mention]

  • M. Y. Sowailem*, D. V. Plant, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Contention Resolution Strategy in Optical Burst Switched Datacenters," OFC/NFOEC, March 2013.

  • M.N. Sakib*, M. Moayedi, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “A 45 GS/s Optical Soft-Decision Front-end,” IEEE Photonics Conference, paper WM4, October 2012

  • B. Banan*, M. Hai, E. Lisicka-Skrzek, P. Berini, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “49 Gb/s Optical Transmission through Long-Range Plasmon Polariton Waveguide,” IEEE Photonics Conference, paper TuI3, October 2012.

  • P. G. Raponi*, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, P. Castoldi, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Heterogeneous Space Switches for Power-Efficient Optical Interconnection Networks,” IEEE International Conference on Communications, June 2012.

  • M.N. Sakib*, M.S. Hai, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “A Monolithic Optical Front-end for Soft-decision LDPC Decoders,” SPIE Photonics North, June 2012.

  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, M.N. Sakib, M. Sowailem*, M.S. Hai, R. Varano, and D. Rolston, “Optical Interconnected High-performance Servers”, SPIE Photonics North, June 2012.

  • P. G. Raponi*, N. Andriolli, I. Cerutti, P. Castoldi, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Physical Layer Scalability of Energy-Efficient Heterogeneous Optical Space Switches.” IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, TUP 28, May 2012.

  • B. Banan*, A. Salehiomran, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Investigation of a Flexible On-chip Interconnection using a Plasmonic Strip," IEEE Photonics Conference, MB4, Arlington, 9-13 October 2011.
  • M.S. Hai* and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Thermally Stable 50 Gb/s SOI DPSK Demodulator," IEEE Photonics Conference, TuR2, Arlington, 9-13 October 2011

  • M. Sowailem*, D.V. Plant, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Implementation of Optical Burst Switching in Data Centers," IEEE Photonics Conference, WG4, Arlington, 9-13 October 2011
  • M. N. Sakib* and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, "Ultra-Narrow-Spacing Tb/s Long Haul Transmission using Soft LDPC Decoding with Gaussian Processes,", IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topicals, July 2011.

  • M.N. Sakib, M. Sowailem, M.S. Hai, H. Abbas, G. Azmy, R. Varano, D. Rolston, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, “Development of Optically Enhanced Interconnectivity for Computing Platforms," CIPI Annual General Meeting, Ottawa, May 2011.
  • M.N. Sakib*, A. J. Wong, W. J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Decoding of Long-Block Soft-Decision LDPC Codes for Optical Communication Systems,” ICO International Conference on Information Photonics, May 2011.

  • M.S. Hai* and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Temperature Compensated 50 Gb/s DPSK Demodulator,” Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), May. 2011.
  • M.N. Sakib*, V. Mahalingam, A.J. Wong, W.J. Gross, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Low Complexity Soft Decision Circuit for LDPC Decoders,” Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optic, May 2011.

  • M.N. Sakib, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, and Xiupu Zhang, “Impact of RF Noise on Transmission Performance of Multiband OFDM UWB over Fiber Systems,” Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), JWA041, Mar. 2011.
  • B. Banan* and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, “Investigation of Long-Range Surface Plasmon Polariton Propagation in a Multi-Layer Structure,” 23rdMeeting of IEEE Photonics Society, TuX3, Nov. 2010.

  • O. Liboiron-Ladouceur*, I. Cerutti, P.G. Raponi, N. Andriolli, and P. Castoldi, Multi-Plane Optical Interconnection for Energy-Proportional Network Architectures, IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meetings, MD2.2, 2010.
  • D. Cotruta*, X. Xu, D.V. Plant, and O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, Polarization Dependent Frequency Shift Induced BER Penalty in DPSK, 22nd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), WM1, 2009.

  • D. Cotruta*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, Y.K. Lize, D.V. Plant, Polarization Dependent Power Penalty in DPSK Demodulation, The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and The International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC), JThE78, 2009.
  • B. Chatelain*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, F. Gagnon, and D.V. Plant, Optimized Pulse Shaping for Mitigating Optical Nonlinearity, The Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) and The International Quantum Electronics COnference (IQEC), CTuL2, 2009.

  • B. Chatelain*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, F. Gagnon, and D.V. Plant, Bandwidth Efficient Precompensation Using a Single Digital-to-Analog Converter,,Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition and the National Fiber Optical Engineering Conference (OFC/NFOEC), JWA35, 2009.
  • H. Wang*, A.S. Garg, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, and K. Bergman, “Experimental Demonstration of End-to-End PCI Express Communication over a Transparent All-Optical Photonic Interconnection Network Interface,” Opt. Fiber Comm. Conference & Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), OTuA4, 2009.

  • X. Xian*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, and D.V. Plant, XPM penalty mitigation for a 42.7-Gb/s DQPSK channel co-propagating with 10.7-Gb/s OOK channels using SSMF and dispersion map, 21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), WH4, 2008.
  • G. Zheng*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, D.V. Plant, J. Wu, and J. Lin, A Novel Hybrid WDM/TDM GPON Topology with Central Bandwidth Allocation and QoS Support, 21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS), WW2, 2008.

  • G. Zheng*, O. Liboiron-Ladouceur, D.V. Plant, J. Wu, and J. Lin, Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Algorithms for Hybrid WDM/TDM GPON Network, Proceeding of OPNETWORKS, 2008.

 

 

February 2014

  • Meet Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur and her student Peicheng Liao who will be at OFC 2014 presenting our recent paper from the RODIN project: "Gain Effect on the Scalability of SOA-based Optical Space Switches" (paper M3E.5).

    September 2013

    • We wish the best to our team members Xi Lu who graduated with an M.Eng now working at Ciena and Postdoc Mehrdad Mirshafiei now with the R&D team at Ericsson.

      August 2013

      • Meet Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur at ECOC 2013 in London where she will present on September 25 "A Compact Silicon-on-Insulator Optical Hybrid for Low Loss Integration with Balanced Photodetectors," paper We.2.B.2.

      June 2013

      • Meet one of our Photonic DataCom team members at the IEEE Summer Topicals this summer in July were we will present our recent work. Prof. Liboiron-Ladouceur is also giving an invited presentation at Photonics in Switching on July 5th in Kyoto, Japan.

      September 2012

      • The Photonic DataCom team presented two papers (WM4 and TuI3) at the IEEE Photonics Society Conference in San Francisco next September.

      Summer 2012

      • Professor Liboiron-Ladouceur is Chapter Chair of the IEEE Photonics Society. For information about local events go to website

      • The Photonic DataCom team presented three papers at the SPIE Photonics North Conference in Montreal.

      May 2012

      • We congratulate Mr. Meer Sakib for receiving the SPIE Graduate Scholarship.

      February 2012

      • Our project RODIN was awarded the Premio Venezia from the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada honouring excellence in collaborations between Quebec and Italy.

      October 2011

      • Professor Liboiron-Ladouceur has been awarded a Canada Research Chair in Photonic Interconnects

      • The Photonic DataCom team presented three papers at the IEEE Photonics Conference in Arlington, VA (Oct. 9-13)

      September 2011

      • We wish the best to Mr. Venkat Mahalingam (M.Eng. 2011) who is now working at Telus in Montreal as a network design engineer

      August 2011


      • We congratulate Mr. Meer Sakib for receiving the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship