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High-contrast symmetric self-electro-optic effect device and its potential use in a distributed-control all-optical packet switch
Author(s): R. J. Grindle; John E. Midwinter
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Paper Abstract

A high contrast, low voltage, symmetric self electro-optic effect device (S-SEED) is shown. A way of obtaining increased logical functionality from the S-SEED is proposed and the required functionality for performing optical packet header recognition and self-routing, in the context of an optical packet switch, is demonstrated. Device design and switch optimizations are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147924
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R. J. Grindle, Univ. College (United Kingdom)
John E. Midwinter, Univ. College (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1807:
Photonic Switching

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