An Ultra-compact Waveband Cross-connect Switch Module to Create Cost-effective Multi-degree Reconfigurable Optical Node

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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Ishii, Kiyo; Hasegawa, Hiroshi; Sato, Ken-ichi (Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8603 Japan)
Okuno, Masayuki (NTT Electronics, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation)
Kamei, Shin; Takahashi, Hiroshi (NTT Photonics Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation)

We demonstrate a compact waveband cross-connect switch module that will be utilized for creating cost-effective multi-degree optical cross-connect nodes. Its measured performance confirms that it can be applied to metro-edge/metro-access networking in the future.