9 October 2000 Optical switch matrix for transparent optical cross-connection
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Proceedings Volume 4225, Optical Interconnects for Telecommunication and Data Communications; (2000) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.402727
Event: Optics and Optoelectronic Inspection and Control: Techniques, Applications, and Instruments, 2000, Beijing, China
Abstract
A 4 X 4 optical switch performing bi-directional crossbar switching on optical communication signals at 1550 nm is presented and experimented. This switch is expanded from several elementary 1 X 2 optical switches. The switch is made of bulk passive components. Operation is totally polarization independent. The proposed free-space architecture has the features of high compactness, reliability and fast response time compared with common switching solutions.
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Tie Wang, Mingcui Cao, Qiaoyan Hu, Fengguang Luo, "Optical switch matrix for transparent optical cross-connection", Proc. SPIE 4225, Optical Interconnects for Telecommunication and Data Communications, (9 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.402727; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.402727
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