1 February 1998 A novel compact optical cross-point switch on InP
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Proceedings Volume 3234, Design and Manufacturing of WDM Devices; (1998) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300937
Event: Voice, Video, and Data Communications, 1997, Dallas, TX, United States
In this paper, we propose and demonstrate a novel compact optical cross point switch configuration using electrical current tuning. The device is made on InP/InGaAsP material. It has a digital switching characteristics, a switching current of 40 mA and switching speed of nanosecond. For NxN switches, only N electrodes are needed. The switching electrode is only 600-micrometers long. It has a cross-talk of -40 dB.
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Chi Wu, Chi Wu, D. Melville, D. Melville, G. H. Yousefi, G. H. Yousefi, Norbert Puetz, Norbert Puetz, Frank R. Shepherd, Frank R. Shepherd, } "A novel compact optical cross-point switch on InP", Proc. SPIE 3234, Design and Manufacturing of WDM Devices, (1 February 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300937; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300937


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