Emulation of a 16×16 Optical Switch Using Cascaded 4×4 Dilated Hybrid MZI-SOA Optical Switches

M. Ding, A. Wonfor, Q. Cheng, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

We demonstrate the first cascaded operation of integrated 4×4 hybrid MZI-SOA optical switches. Experimental studies emulate a 16×16 hybrid switch with 15dB IPDR for IdB penalty and 43% reduced power consumption than equivalent SOA-based switches.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017 - Proceedings
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580231
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2017
Event2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017 - Los Angeles, USA United States
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017

Publication series

NameDigest of Technical Papers - Topical Meeting on Optical Fiber Communication
PublisherIEEE-OSA
ISSN (Print)0743-1910

Conference

Conference2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017
CountryUSA United States
CityLos Angeles
Period19/03/1723/03/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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