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Proposal of scattering matrix for TIR switch and Spanke switch fabric
Author(s): Rangaswany Nakkeeran; D. Thiyagaraja Guptha; Thirthar Ganesa Palanivelu
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces the scattering matrix for Total Internal Reflection (TIR) electro-optic switch and Spanke switch fabric. The transfer functions of the switch and switch fabric are derived through Mason's gain formula. The scattering matrix of the switch fabric is formed using star product of switch element's scattering matrices. These transfer functions can be made to analyze the responses of the switch and fabric. Finally, generic model for transfer function of 'n' port switch fabric is proposed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5281, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems, (7 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.520391
Show Author Affiliations
Rangaswany Nakkeeran, Pondicherry Engineering College (India)
D. Thiyagaraja Guptha, Pondicherry Engineering College (India)
Thirthar Ganesa Palanivelu, Pondicherry Engineering College (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5281:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems
Cedric F. Lam; Chongcheng Fan; Norbert Hanik; Kimio Oguchi, Editor(s)

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