For Immediate Release

Coherent Thought Leaders to Present at OFC 2023

March 2, 2023 Press Release

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Coherent Corp. (NYSE: COHR), a global leader in materials, networking, and lasers, announced today that its thought leaders will present at panels, technical sessions, and other events at OFC 2023, March 7-9 at the San Diego Convention Center.



- Optoelectronic Components for Communications and Sensing (Session D3: Active Components) 

Presenter: Dr. Julie Sheridan Eng

Tuesday, March 7, 2:00 p.m.

Room 2



- Market Watch Panel II: PAM vs. Coherent for Datacenter Connectivity

Panelist: Dr. Lee Xu

Tuesday, March 7, 12:15 p.m.

Theater I


- Show Floor Panel: OpenZR+ MSA – New Developments and Next Steps

Panelist: Dr. Gert Sarlet

Wednesday, March 8, 11:45 a.m.

Theater II


- Market Watch Panel V: Perspectives on the Future of ROADM Technologies and Architectures for Next-Gen Networks

Panelist: Dr. Jack J. Xu

Thursday, March 9, 10:30 a.m.

Theater I


- Market Watch Panel VI: Satellite Communications – Coherent Optics in Free Space

Organizer: Dr. Sanjai Parthasarathi

Panelist: Dr. Jack J. Xu

Thursday, March 9, 12:15 p.m.

Theater I


- Panel: Roadmap for Photonic AI Accelerators

Co-organizer: Dr. Glenn Bartolini

Thursday, March 9, 2:00 p.m.

 Room 7AB


- Show Floor Panel: 3D Sensing in High-Volume Consumer and Automotive Applications

Panelist: Dr. Sanjai Parthasarathi

Thursday, March 9, 2:45 p.m.

Theater I




- Session M4I: Passive Silicon Photonic Devices

Presider: Dr. Glenn Bartolini

Monday, March 6, 4:30 p.m.

Room 8


- Paper TU3I.1: 106.25 Gbaud 4-level pulse amplitude modulation links supporting (2x)100 Gigabit Ethernet on single lambda (Top-Scored)

Contributing authors: Dr. Marek Chacinski, Dr. Yasuhiro Matsui

Tuesday, March 7, 4:30 p.m.

Room 8


2023 Optica Executive Forum at OFC

Separately, Dr. Giovanni Barbarossa, Chief Strategy Officer and President, Materials Segment, will participate in the Business Fireside Chat at the 2023 Optica Executive Forum at OFC on Monday, March 6. The fireside chat will feature leaders from the optical networking market providing their unique perspectives on a broad range of industry issues.