Time and Place:
Perm, Russia, 16-18 October 2013

Submission deadline:
1 June 2013

Notification about acceptance:
1 July 2013

Registration deadline:
20 September 2013

Working language of the Conference:




Sites of previous conferences:
RFO-2007; RFO-2009, RFO-2011


      ARCFO - 2013



Topics of the Conference

         Optical fibers;

         Fiber-optic cables;

         Fiber-optic communication;

         Fiber-optic components and devices;

         Fiber-optic lasers and amplifiers;

         Fiber-optic sensors and measuring systems;

         Nanomaterials and nanotechnologies in fiber optics;

         Other important topics of modern fiber-optics and adjacent areas.

         Final program with abstracts

Fiber Optics Research Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FORC)

Perm Scientific-Industrial Instrument Making Company (PNPPK)

Perm Scientific Centre of the Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Perm National Research Polytechnic University

Perm State National Research University

Optical Society of America (OSA) is Conference Cooperating Society. Photon-Express magazine is an information sponsor of the Conference.


  Chairman of the Conference

Academician Professor Evgeniy Dianov, FORC, Moscow

  Program Committee

Sergey Semjonov, FORC, Moscow (Co-Chairman)
Alexander Tomashuk, FORC, Moscow (Co-Chairman)

Subcommittee on Optical Fibers and Components

Mikhail Bubnov, FORC, Moscow (Chairman)
Alexander Buriukov, FORC, Moscow
Alexey Guryanov, Institute of Chemistry of High-Purity Substances, Nizhnii Novgorod
Konstantin Dukelskii, S.I.Vavilov State Optical Institute, Saint-Petersburg
Igor Kryukov, PNPPK, Perm
Jury Chamorovsky, Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Moscow
Subcommittee on Fiber Lasers and Amplifiers
Andrey Kurkov, General Physics Institute RAS, Moscow (Chairman)
Sergey Babin, Institute of Automation and Electrometry, Novosibirsk
Mikhail Melkumov, FORC, Moscow
Oleg Kel', PNPPK, Perm
Subcommittee on Optical Fiber Communications
Oleg Nanii, Moscow State University, Moscow (Chairman)
Vladimir Burdin, Povolzhskiy State University of Telecommunications and Informatics, Samara
Oleg Morozov, Kazan State Technical University, Kazan
Sergey Turitzin, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Mikhail Fedoruk, Institute of Computational Technologies, Novosibirsk
Arkadiy Shipulin, Institute of Applied Physics, Friedrich-Schiller University of Jena, Germany
Subcommittee on Fiber Sensors
Mikhail Belovolov, FORC, Moscow (Chairman)
Sergey Vasiliev, FORC, Moscow
Oleg Vitrik, Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Vladivostok
Boris Gorshkov, Zhukovskiy Air Force Academy, Moscow
Alexey Zarenbin, FORC-Photonics, Moscow
Jury Kulchin, Institute of Automation and Control Processes, Vladivostok
Vladimir Potapov, Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Moscow
Subcommittee on Optical Fiber Cables
Gennadiy Meshchanov, All-Russian Research Institute of the Cable Industry (JSC "VNIIKP"), Moscow (Chairman)
Jury Larin, All-Russian Research Institute of the Cable Industry (JSC "VNIIKP"), Moscow
Anatoliy Vorontsov, All-Russian Research Institute of the Cable Industry (JSC "VNIIKP"), Moscow
  Organizing Committee

Alexey Andreev, PNPPK, Perm (Chairman)
Alexander Dolgikh, PNPPK, Perm
Marina Bogdanova, FORC, Moscow
Valentina Bylinkina, PNPPK, Perm
Mikhail Zak, PNPPK, Perm
Mikhail Konstantinov, PNPPK, Perm
Andrey Levchenko, FORC, Moscow
Igor Makarikhin, Perm State National Research University, Perm
Valeriy Matveenko, Perm Scientific Centre of the Ural Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Vladimir Perevadchuk, Institute of Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices, Perm
Andrey Poloskov, PNPPK, Perm
Alexander Smirnov, PNPPK, Perm
Dmitry Smirnov, PNPPK, Perm
Anatoly Tashkinov, Perm National Research Polytechnic University, Perm
Galina Shakirova, PNPPK, Perm

  Contact information

Program Committee
Sergey Semjonov
tel: +7 (499) )783-56-21
fax: +7(495) 135-81-39
E-mail: rfo-13@fo.gpi.ru

Galina Shakirova
(technical secretary)
tel: +7 (342) 240-05-26

Submission of 2-pages abstracts is open at the Conference site since March 1, 2013.
Deadline for submitting abstracts of reports (maximum 2 pages) in PDF format is June 1, 2013.
Submission cobsists of two stages:
1. Registration of abstract:
Information about contact author as well as presenting author will be required.
Information about presentation (title, authors, affiliation, brief 70-words abstract, type of presentation) should
be introduced.
At the end of registration presentation will get a number for correspondence as well as e-mail message.
2. Sending abstract for publication (maximum 2 pages) to e-mail addressrfo-13@fo.gpi.ru
Guidelines for preparation of the text could be loaded here.
Registration page is here.
1 For registration as participant you have to send an application for participation to e-mail address shakirova@pnppk.ru before September 20, 2013.

1 Registration fee:
- 3500 roubles for Conference registration member (including VAT)
- 500 roubles for Conference registration student member (including VAT).
Registration fee includes the cost of Conference materials (program, collected abstracts). Money may be
transferred to the account of Perm Scientific-Industrial Instrument Making Company.

ExhibitionThe Conference will be accompanied by the exhibition where participants may display their products and advertising materials. For additional information call the Organizers.

1 Special session "Development and production of fiber optic devices , systems and components" will be
organized for presentations of companies who work in the field of fiber optics and photonics. Applications for
presentations should be submitted to the Programm Committee of the Conference for initial selection

1 Transport and Accommodation

Airflights to Perm: http://www.aviaperm.ru/
Railway Station Perm-2: http://perm-2.ru/
Ground transportation in Perm: http://map.gptperm.ru/
Taxis in Perm: http://permtaxis.ru/
Conference members will be accommodated in comfortable hotels in Perm ("Ural" , "Prikamie", "Newstar" ), that are located close to the Conference venue.
Other Hotels in Perm: http://www.booking.com/city/ru/perm.ru
Information about Perm Region:: http://kulturaperm.ru/