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 1dB penalty and 43% reduced power consumption than equivalent SOA-based switches.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017
PublisherOSA Publishing
VolumePart F40-OFC 2017
ISBN (Print)9781943580231
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017 - Los Angeles, USA United States
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017
CountryUSA United States
CityLos Angeles
Period19/03/1723/03/17

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

Cite this

Ding, M., Wonfor, A., Cheng, Q., Penty, R. V., & White, I. H. (2017). Emulation of a 16×16 optical switch using cascaded 4×4 dilated hybrid mzi-soa optical switches. In Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017 (Vol. Part F40-OFC 2017). OSA Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1364/OFC.2017.M3K.5