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2Nx2N generalized Mach-Zehnder matrix switches for photonic switching applications
Author(s): Laurence W. Cahill
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Paper Abstract

Photonic space switches are useful elements in optical fibre communication links. This paper describes the design of 2Nx2N photonic switches based on the generalized Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Although these switches are limited in dimension, they have the desirable attributes of low loss, good loss uniformity, small size, robustness and ease of fabrication and integration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 June 2002
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4640, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies VI, (18 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.430731
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Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4640:
Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies VI
Yakov S. Sidorin; Ari Tervonen, Editor(s)

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