Waveband Selective Switch Using Concatenated AWGs

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Kakehashi, Shoji; Hasegawa, Hiroshi; Sato, Ken-ichi (Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8603 Japan)
Moriwaki, Osamu (NTT Corporation, NTT Photonics Laboratories)
Okuno, Masayuki (NTT Electronics)

We propose a novel waveband-selective switch. The switch makes the best use of the waveband multi/demultiplexers that can be created by connecting concatenated Planar Lightwave Circuit AWGs and switches. Its performance is successfully demonstrated.