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Optical Engineering

1×2 switching cell for optical packet-switched networks
Author(s): Yiyuan Xie; Jian-Guo Zhang
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate a 1×2 optical switch using LiNbO3 modulators for optical packet switching. The switch can be used to construct N×N optical switches for optical packet-switched networks. The optical switch has a fast response time and high on/off switching ratio. The behavior of the switching device is investigated with numerical simulations and experimental measurements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2009
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 48(11) 115002 doi: 10.1117/1.3262520
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 48, Issue 11
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Yiyuan Xie, Chongqing Univ. (China)
Jian-Guo Zhang, London South Bank Univ. (United Kingdom)

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