Olivier Bouchet works in the field of free-space optics at France Telecom Research & Development.

Hervé Sizun is a specialist of the electromagnetic wave propagation at France Telecom.

Christian Boisrobert is one of the designers of the first digital link using optical fibres in France at France Telecom. He is a Professor at the University of Nantes.

Frédérique de Fornel is the Director of Research at CNRS and is Head of the Near Field Optics Group at the University of Bourgogne.

Pierre-Noël Favennec works as a consultant engineer and is the author of numerous scientific books and papers. He is also the Chairman of URSI France.