Tokyo, Japan, March 20, 2003. Nikkei Electronics magazine and WDM Solutions magazine announced plans to co-sponsor the Second Annual Fiber Optics Forum July 10-11 at the Tokyo Conference Center. The two-day forum will focus on optoelectronic technology and applications for telecommunications, information technology and manufacturing, plus market trends. Technical speakers will be drawn from Japanese, North American and European optoelectronics companies.
The organizers expect a strong turnout in Tokyo for the conference where fiber-to-home and other optoelectronic applications are of keen interest to Japanese electronics engineers. The previous Forum in this series, which focused on wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) and optical switching, drew over 250 attendees.
Topics to be covered in the Forum include optical networking, developments in local area networks (LANs) and Ethernet technology, recent advances in automotive LANs, tunable lasers, reconfigurable optical add/drop modules in metro WDM applications, manufacturing advances in optoelectronics (including test and automation manufacturing techniques), market trends in optical components and subsystems, advances in indium phosphide optical components, dispersion compensation challenges in optical fiber design, and emerging technologies for next-generation networks
Nikkei Electronics, published by Nikkei BP, is widely acknowledged as the leading biweekly electronics magazine in Japan with 42,431 paid subscribers (Japan ABC). The influential electronics magazine was founded in 1971.
WDM Solutions, published by PennWell, is the world's only dedicated publication providing designers, engineers and engineering managers with the information they need to solve optical networking design challenges.
Nikkei Business Publications (http://www.nikkeibp.com) is part of the Nihon Keizai Shimbun group, the world's largest group of companies providing mainly business and financial information for most Japan's decision makers. Covering a wide variety of specialized areas including business, computer, electronics, construction, services and medicine, Nikkei Business Publications is the number one business publisher in Japan. Nikkei Business Publications publish 42 magazines and 3 newsletters, reaching a combined total readership of over 2.6 million.
PennWell (www.pennwell.com) is a highly diversified media company providing authoritative print and online publications, conferences and exhibitions, research, databases, Internet-based services and other information products to strategic global markets. These markets include oil and gas, electric power, electronics, communications, information technology, control technology, water, fire services and dental.
For more information, contact: Veronique Lamarque, PennWell Asia, at [email protected].