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A novel high-speed wavelength switch based on grating light valve technology
Author(s): Yunyang Hu; Quan J. Zhang; Yuanxiang Wang
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces a novel wavelength switch based on the grating light valve (GLV) technology, which has the advantage of high speed, high reliability, low cost and compactness. A theoretical model is presented on this wavelength switch and the configuration parameters are calculated. The insertion loss is found to be reasonably low, leading to the practical significance of this novel wavelength switch.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5281, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems, (7 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.520456
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Yunyang Hu, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Quan J. Zhang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)
Yuanxiang Wang, Zhejiang Univ. (China)


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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