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Ultra-compact monolithically integrated photonic switches in InP
Author(s): Dan A. Yanson; Mark Silver; Omar Vassalli; Margaret Campbell; Graeme Masterton; Stewart D. McDougall; John H. Marsh
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Paper Abstract

We report development activities towards realization of fully integrated 1×2, 2×2 and 4×4 cross-point optical switches for WDM-packet based data networking. Two enabling technologies, quantum well intermixing and etched turning mirrors, are developed and demonstrated in InGaAs/InAlGaAs InP-based material at a wavelength of 1.55 &mgr;m. We describe the use of both technologies to fabricate switch chips with different port counts.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6476, Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits IX, 64760R (9 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.699013
Show Author Affiliations
Dan A. Yanson, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Mark Silver, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Omar Vassalli, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Margaret Campbell, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Graeme Masterton, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Stewart D. McDougall, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)
John H. Marsh, Intense Ltd. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6476:
Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits IX
Louay A. Eldada; El-Hang Lee, Editor(s)

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