Compact electronically aligned broadcast-enhanced all-optical switch

Nadav Cohen, David Mendlovic, Naim Konforti

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All-optical switches are used for many different applications. Broadcast-enhanced switches allow connection of a single input channel to numerous output channels, thus increasing further the possible application span. A compact multichannel all-optical broadcast-enhanced switch is described. This switch setup allows electronic alignment thus requires only simple construction procedures. A special importance of the proposed switch is for multistage interconnection networks where the alignment plays a major role. The switch structure is described and experimentally demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1938-1942
Number of pages5
JournalOptical Engineering
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2004
Externally publishedYes


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