SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, September 24

Avionics - Fiber Optics
(Session Code: ASTC305)

Room Bluegrass A  8:00 a.m.

High speed networks and sensors benefit greatly from the advances in fiber optics and photonics. This session will present the latest advancements in applying fiber optic systems and photonic components and sensors to avionics systems.

Organizers - Marc Gatti, Thales Avionics Meudon; Mirko Jakovljevic, TTTech. Computertechnik AG; Christopher C. Winslow, Boeing; David P. Zika, Boeing Co.
Chairpersons - Christopher C. Winslow, Boeing

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-2143
Universal Interrogator Approach to Optical Sensors for Aircraft Applications
Ralf D. Pechstedt, Oxsensis, Ltd.
8:30 a.m. ORAL ONLY
MIL-STD-1678 - DoD Standard Practice for Fiber Optic Cabling System Requirements and Measurements
Mark Beranek, Naval Air Systems Command
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-2128
Quantified Reliability of Aerospace Optoelectronics
Ephraim Suhir; Alain Bensoussan, Thales Alenia Space France
9:30 a.m. 2014-01-2129
Study of Singlemode Expanded-Beam Terminus for Enhanced Optical Performance
Vincent Metzger, Douglas Parker, Alain Philippe, Sebastien Claudot, Souriau - Esterline ECT
10:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Photonic Packaging Is Here
John Mazurowski, Penn State Electro-Optics Center

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00446, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Avionics Committee / EMB Air and Space Group