1 August 1999 Planar optical dynamic crossbar switch
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Abstract
A compact dynamic crossbar switch, based on a planar optics configuration, is presented. It consists of a pair of identical planar holographic cylindrical telescopes, each recorded on a single substrate, and a two-dimensional array (8x8) ferroelectric liquid crystal spatial light modulator. The crossbar switch can direct the light from any particular source in a one-dimensional array of 8 sources to a particular detector in a one-dimensional array of 8 detectors. The design of the overall configuration is presented along with experimental results.
Silviu Reinhorn, Ram Oron, Yaakov Amitai, Asher A. Friesem, Klara Vinokur, Nissim H. Pilossof, "Planar optical dynamic crossbar switch," Optical Engineering 38(8), (1 August 1999). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.602182
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