High speed, ultralow crosstalk integrated optical crosspoint switch array employing vertical waveguide couplers

Siyuan Yu, Mark Owen, Riccardo Varrazza, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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Abstract

An optical crosspoint switch array based on vertically coupled waveguides is experimentally demonstrated with switching time of <1.5 nanoseconds. An on-chip crosstalk level of 60 dB and a ON-OFF contrast of greater than 50 dB have been measured.

Original languageEnglish
Pages1623-1626
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998
Event5th Asia-Pacific Conference Communications and 4th Optoloelectronics Communications Conference, APCC/OECC 1999 - Beijing, China
Duration: 18 Oct 199922 Oct 1999

Conference

Conference5th Asia-Pacific Conference Communications and 4th Optoloelectronics Communications Conference, APCC/OECC 1999
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period18/10/9922/10/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Communication
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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