Abstract

Packet-switching characteristics are optimized across an integrated 4×4 optical cross-point switch matrix based on active vertical coupler switch cells. Optical gain is demonstrated across the entire matrix with a <3dB difference between the shortest and longest switching paths.

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2000 (1)

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

1999 (1)

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

1996 (1)

E. Iannone and R. Sabella, J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 2184 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Button, C. C.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

Cakmak, B.

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

Iannone, E.

E. Iannone and R. Sabella, J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 2184 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Owen, M.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. W. Penty, and I. H. White, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 39 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2000), pp. 256–257.

Penty, R. V.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

Penty, R. W.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. W. Penty, and I. H. White, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 39 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2000), pp. 256–257.

Penty, T. V.

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

Perrin, S.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

Rogers, D.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

Sabella, R.

E. Iannone and R. Sabella, J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 2184 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Varrazza, R.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. W. Penty, and I. H. White, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 39 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2000), pp. 256–257.

White, I. H.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. W. Penty, and I. H. White, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 39 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2000), pp. 256–257.

Wonfor, A.

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

Yu, S.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. W. Penty, and I. H. White, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 39 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2000), pp. 256–257.

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

E. Iannone and R. Sabella, J. Lightwave Technol. 14, 2184 (1996).
[CrossRef]

OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (1)

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, R. W. Penty, and I. H. White, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Vol. 39 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 2000), pp. 256–257.

Other (3)

R. Varrazza, A. Wonfor, S. Yu, B. Cakmak, T. V. Penty, and I. H. White, in Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Optical Communication (VDE, Berlin, 2000), p. 67.

S. Yu, R. Varrazza, M. Owen, R. V. Penty, I. H. White, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, and C. C. Button, Digest of Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1999), postdeadline paper PD24.

S. Yu, M. Owen, R. Varrazza, D. Rogers, S. Perrin, C. C. Button, R. V. Penty, and I. H. White, paper I-126 presented at the 25th European Conference on Optical Communication, Nice, France, September 26–30, 1999.

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

a, 4×4 OXS matrix. b, Single optical switch cell.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Experimental setup. MZ int, Mach–Zehnder interferometer.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Typical light–intensity curve and Ith distribution across the 4×4 optical switch cell matrix.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Switching characteristics of the shortest (D1), the longest (A4), and the other two (C4, B4) paths across the 4×4 OXS matrix.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

4×4 OXS matrix average switching characteristic and standard deviation.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Spectra of the 1550-nm switched signal and the 3-dB bandwidth.

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