Photonic Integration Challenges for Next-Generation Networks

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Wale, Michael J. (Oclaro, Caswell, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 8EQ, UK)

Photonic integration is a key technology for emerging telecommunications architectures. We examine the drivers for next-generation systems, implications for optical components, present state of the art in photonic integrated devices and drivers for current research.