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Bidirectional cross connector with double-phase conjugator and polarization multiplexed control signal
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose an application of the mutually pumped phase conjugation to the all-optical connection switch and present the two type of the bi-directional cross connector with the photorefractive crystals, the polarized beam splitters and the half-wave plates in terms of the control method. In the type 1 connector, the bypass mode or the exchange mode can be selected by the external control beam whose polarization is orthogonal with those of the signal beams. In the type 2 connector, these modes can be controlled by rotating the polarization of the signal beams. We give the basic experimental result of these connectors with BaTiO3 crystals and Ar+ laser, and discuss about the results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4924, Holography, Diffractive Optics, and Applications, (30 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481527
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Satoshi Honma, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan)
Atsushi Okamoto, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4924:
Holography, Diffractive Optics, and Applications
Dahsiung Hsu; Jiabi Chen; Yunlong Sheng, Editor(s)

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