/Senior Distinguished

Fellow Yutaka Miyamoto
  • Fellow

    Yutaka Miyamoto

  • NTT Network Innovation Laboratories/NTT Innovative Photonic Network Center

    High-capacity scalable optical transport

    The Innovative Photonic Network Center (IPC) aims to establish the following four fundamental technologies toward a scalable petabit-class optical transport network that can accommodate future increases in traffic driven by the expansion of cloud services and spread of smartphones.

    • -Large-scale digital signal processing technology for optical communications
    • -Wideband optical/electrical convergence and integration technology
    • -Extremely-low-noise optical amplification technology for improving S/N
    • -Space-division-multiplexing optical transmission technology


    • April, 2021 Medal with Purple Ribbon
    • June, 2019 IEICE Distinguished Achievement and Contributions Award
    • April, 2013 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
    • March, 2011 Maejima Prize (Teishin Kyoukai)
    • May, 2010 IEICE Fellow
    • May, 2010 IEICE Achievement Award.
    • Dec. 2007 23rh Kenjiro Sakurai Memorial Prize (OITDA: Optical Industry and Technology Development Association ).
    • May, 2003 IEICE Best Paper Award.
    • July, 1996, Best Paper Award of the 1st OECC’96.

    Academic Activities

    International Activities

    • 2019-2022 OECC2022 General Co-chair
    • 2017-2019 OECC/PSC2019 TPC Co-chair
    • 2017 4th International Symposium on Extremely Advanced Transmission Technologies (EXAT2017) General Chair
    • 2014-2018 Japanese Project Coordinator of EU-Japan coordinated R&D project on "Scalable And Flexible optical Architecture for Reconfigurable Infrastructure (SAFARI)" commissioned by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) of Japan and EC Horizon 2020
    • 2011-2017 ECOC(European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication), TPC member
    • 2008-2010 OFC/NFOEC(Optical Fiber Communication Conference / National Fiber-optic Engineer's Conference)Category E:Digital Transmission , TPC member
    • 2009 Guest Editor of the IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology(J-LT)special issue on "Trends in signal processing for lightwave transmission"
    • 2006 Guest Editor of IEEE J. Selec. Topics Quantum Electron., issue on "Optical Communications"
    • 2004 IEEE/LEOS Workshop on Advanced Modulation Formats(CA/USA, 2004)TPC member
    • 2004-2006 OSA OAA(Optical Amplifiers and their Application conference)TPC member

    Activities in Japan

    • 2018- IEICE Technical Committee on Extremely Advanced Optical Transmission Technologies (EXAT) Adviser
    • 2016-2018 IEICE Technical Committee on Extremely Advanced Optical Transmission Technologies (EXAT) Chair
    • 2012-2015 IEICE Technical Committee on Extremely Advanced Optical Transmission Technologies (EXAT) Vice Chair
    • 2010-2011 IEICE Technical Committee on Optical Communication System (OCS) Chair
    • 2009-2010 IEICE Technical Committee on Optical Communication System (OCS) Vice Chair
    • 2003-2005 IEICE Technical Committee on Optical Communication System (OCS) Secretary

    Visiting Professor

    • Kyushu University, Graduate School and Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Visiting Professor (2021.4~)


    Relevant Review Papers

    Relevant NTT News Releases

    • March 9, 2020
      World’s first transpacific-class transmission experiment employing mode-multiplexed optical signals -Key achievement for future high-capacity optical transport network infrastructure supporting the spread of 5G and IoT services-
    • March 23, 2017
      One Petabit per Second Fiber Transmission over a Record Distance of 200 km
      - Paving the Way to Realizing the 1000 km Inline Optical Amplified Transmission Systems within C band only –
    • October 1, 2015
      High-density simultaneous compensation of distortion in wavelength-multiplexed signals using a time-reversal operation: World’s first successful proof of principle
      —Using the new technique of optical phase conjugation to extend a transmission distance with less than one tenth the amount of digital signal processing—
    • September 20, 2012
      World Record One Petabit per Second Fiber Transmission over 50-km:
      Equivalent to Sending 5,000 HDTV Videos per Second over a Single Fiber
    • March 25, 2010
      World Record 69-Terabit Capacity for Optical Transmission over a Single Optical Fiber
    • September 25, 2008
      World Record for High-capacity Optical Fiber Transmission without Optical Dispersion Compensation
      - Wireless technologies enhance optical fiber communication.
      13.4 terabits (134 channels of high-definition digital movies) per second transmitted over 3,600 km –
    • September 29, 2006
      14 Tbps over a Single Optical Fiber: Successful Demonstration of World's Largest Capacity
      - 140 digital high-definition movies transmitted in one second –


    • Optical Transport Network, Digital Lightwave modulation, Optical Space Division Multiplexing, Capacity Crunch,

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