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Optimization of planar all-optical multilayer switching architectures
Author(s): Josef Giglmayr
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Paper Abstract

The design of the planar multi-layer switches, obtained by the Euler path through the switch intersection graph (IG), is discussed with regard to the (1) minimum crossings (2) minimum number of stages (NS) and (3) minimum crosstalk (of 1st order). The main part is devoted to crossing waveguides between the switching matrix (equivalent parallel waveguides, PWs) and the path-selection switches (PS - SWs).

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 1998
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 3430, Novel Optical Systems and Large-Aperture Imaging, (8 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.332475
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Josef Giglmayr, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut fuer Nachrichtentechnik Berlin GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3430:
Novel Optical Systems and Large-Aperture Imaging
Kevin Dean Bell; Michael K. Powers; Jose M. Sasian, Editor(s)

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