The 1st Open Symposium on “Photonic Computing Highlighting Ultimate Nature of Light”

We will organize the 1st Open Symposium on “Photonic Computing Highlighting Ultimate Nature of Light”, in which the purpose of establishing the research area, expectations for photonic computing, and the outline of each project will be presented.

March 27 (Mon.), 13:30~17:00 (JST), 2023
Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan/Online
■Registration fee:
Use the registration form as follows.
March 23 (Thu.) for Onsite and the day for Online

Greeting and the Purpose of establishing the research area (Prof. Makoto Naruse at the University of Tokyo, Head Investigator of the Research Area)


Invited Talk “Photonic Computing, Past and Future”

  • ・新時代に向けた光と情報の結節 (Prof. Kenichi Kitayama, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Hamamatsu Photonics)
  • ・光コンピューティングの過去・現在・未来 (Prof. Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Utsunomiya University)
  • ・コンピュータアーキテクチャから見た光への期待 (Prof. Hideharu Amano, Keio University)
  • ・情報基盤としての光情報処理 (Prof. Masaya Notomi, NTT Basic Research Laboratories)

Outline of Each Project

  • ・光の極限性能を引き出す新たなデバイス基盤 (Prof. Satoshi Sunada, Kanazawa University)
  • ・光の極限性能を引き出すシステム構造 (Prof. Michihiro Koibuchi, National Institute of Informatics)
  • ・光の極限性能に基づくコンピューティングメカニズム (Prof. Atsushi Uchida, Saitama University)

Dialogue “Approach to Photonic Computing – Close to the Ultimate Nature of Light –”

(Prof. Kenichi Kitayama, Prof. Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Prof. Hideharu Amano, Prof. Masaya Notomi, Prof. Tetsuya Kawanishi (Waseda University), Prof. Satoshi Kawakami (Kyushu University), Prof. Akifumi Kasamatsu (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology), Prof. Makoto Naruse (Moderator))


Closing Remark (Prof. Michihiro Koibuchi)

■Cooperation with:
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, The Japan Society of Applied Physics, and The Optical Society of Japan
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