The submission period is now over. Interested parties may contact Prof. Kyriacos Kalli at kyriacos.kalli@cut.ac.cy for more information in relation to any Academic matters.

The 5th Workshop on Specialty Optical Fiber and Their Applications (WSOF'2017) is a technical workshop and exhibit on advances and innovations in the field of specialty optical fibers and their applications. Following the four previous workshops in the series, it brings together students and researchers from academia and industry, with an interest in fiber optics.

The three day event will offer plenary, tutorial and invited talks, as well as contributed and poster papers. Industrial partners are invited to exhibit their latest technology and product offerings. Join us in Cyprus!

Main scope and Topics
This workshop is intended to report on the latest advances and innovations in specialty optical fibers.

  • Advances and new developments in specialty fibers
  • Photonic crystal fibers, Microstructured fibers
  • Fiber lasers
  • Novel Materials and New Functions
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Special fiber components and applications
  • Fiber sensors
  • Industrial applications

Important Dates

  • First Call for Paper
    January 20, 2017
  • Paper Submission Deadline
    April 23, 2017 Extended to June 06, 2017
  • Acceptance Notification
    July 15, 2017 Extended to July 26, 2017
  • Registrations Open
    April 21, 2017
  • Early Registration
    April 21 - September 8, 2017
  • Exhibitor Registration Deadline
    October 2, 2017



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