Broadband digital optical switches based on a SOI Mach-Zehnder lattice

Joris Van Campenhout, William M.J. Green, Yurii A Vlasov

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Abstract

A broadband, low-power optical switch is a key element for circuit-switched on-chip optical networks. We present a novel switch design based on a Mach-Zehnder lattice in SOI, featuring digital, broadband switching, low cross talk, and low insertion loss.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008
Pages386-387
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Externally publishedYes
Event21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008 - Newport Beach, CA, United States
Duration: Nov 9 2008Nov 13 2008

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
ISSN (Print)1092-8081

Other

Other21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityNewport Beach, CA
Period11/9/0811/13/08

Keywords

  • Digital optical switch
  • On-chip optical networks
  • Silicon photonics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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