8 January 2008 Three-wavelength rearrangeable 3×3 photonic switch
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
By using overlapping-imaging characteristic of the multimode interference (MMI) and the area modulation method, this paper presents a three-wavelength 3×3 rearrangeable switch, which consists of the two cascaded building blocks: a 2×2 tunable splitter and a full shuffle 1×3 switch with only one compound modulation region. Its operation characteristics are analyzed by utilizing 2-D BPM simulation. The simulated extinction ratio is higher than 30dB for all operating wavelengths 1545 nm, 1550 nm and 1555 nm. Good 3-D performances can be expected after optimization and improved fabrication.
© (2008) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Haifeng Zhou, Haifeng Zhou, Xiaoqing Jiang, Xiaoqing Jiang, Jianyi Yang, Jianyi Yang, Minghua Wang, Minghua Wang, "Three-wavelength rearrangeable 3×3 photonic switch", Proc. SPIE 6838, Optoelectronic Devices and Integration II, 68380G (8 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.754798; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.754798
PROCEEDINGS
6 PAGES


SHARE
Back to Top