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An approach toward the holy grail in all-optical circuit switching: the monster all-optical crossconnect
Author(s): Nabeel Agha Riza; M. Junaid Mughal
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Paper Abstract

A new robust approach is presented for achieving very large fiber port count all-optical crossconnect switches. This three dimensional optics-based switch has built-in alignment capabilities with fault-tolerance, allowing graceful port count scaling.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5260, Applications of Photonic Technology 6, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.543166
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Nabeel Agha Riza, Nuonics, Inc. (United States)
M. Junaid Mughal, Nuonics, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5260:
Applications of Photonic Technology 6
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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