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Novel architecture of optical switch based on acousto-optic interaction for telecommunication networks
Author(s): Yves Mevel; Veronique Quintard; Andre Perennou; Hongwu Li; Jean Le Bihan
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Paper Abstract

We propose a novel synchronous switch for telecommunication networks at a 1.5 μm wavelength. This switch is based on the acousto-optic interaction. In this paper, we discuss about the switch's constraints to be applicable in a network, and present an acousto-optic cell architecture using planar phased array piezoelectric transducers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 November 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4514, Acousto-Optics and Applications IV, (6 November 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.447606
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Yves Mevel, Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Brest (France)
Veronique Quintard, Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Brest (France)
Andre Perennou, Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Brest (France)
Hongwu Li, Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Brest (France)
Jean Le Bihan, Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs de Brest (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4514:
Acousto-Optics and Applications IV

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