Low-Energy, high-performance lossless 8×8 SOA switch

Q. Cheng, A. Wonfor, J. L. Wei, R. V. Penty, I. H. White

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We demonstrate the first monolithically-integrated active-passive lossless ×8 SOA switch. A wide IPDR of 14.5dB for penalty <1dB is achieved. The switch paths through the device exhibit excellent uniformity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529374
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015 - Los Angeles, USA United States
Duration: 22 Mar 201526 Mar 2015

Publication series

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


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2015
Country/TerritoryUSA United States
CityLos Angeles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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