Demonstration of high-speed optical packet routing using vertical coupler crosspoint space switch array

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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The routing of 10Gbit/s optical data packets has been demonstrated using a compact InGaAsP/InP vertical coupler optical space switch array. The fast switching speed of the device allows an interpacket guard-band as short as 2ns to be obtained with an adjacent packet suppression ratio of -50dB.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)556-558
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2000

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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