The feasibility of building large scale optical switches using a novel MZI-SOA hybrid approach

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

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Abstract

For the first time, the feasibility of nanosecond large-scale optical switches is demonstrated using a novel MZI-SOA hybrid approach. In a filter-free recirculating loop, the potential performance of up to 128x128 port switch is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAsia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2014
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528520
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
EventAsia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2014 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 11 Nov 201414 Nov 2014

Publication series

NameAsia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition
PublisherOSA
ISSN (Print)2162-108X
ISSN (Electronic)2162-1098

Conference

ConferenceAsia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2014
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period11/11/1414/11/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Networks and Communications

Cite this

Cheng, Q., Wei, J. L., Wonfor, A., Penty, R. V., & White, I. H. (2014). The feasibility of building large scale optical switches using a novel MZI-SOA hybrid approach. In Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACPC 2014 [AF2B.4] (Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition). OSA Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1364/ACPC.2014.AF2B.4