Remotely Powered Optical Switch for Remote Subscriber Aggregation and OTDR Measurement in PON
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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Helkey, Roger; Inbar, Michael; Jerphagnon, Olivier; Kaman, Volkan; Yuan, Shifu; Klingshirn, Jim; Madamopoulos, Nicholas; Bowers, John E. (Calient Networks, 25 Castilian Drive, Goleta, CA 93117, USA)
We present for the first time remote powering of a 3-D MEMS for optical switching using light over fibre. The low power switch with integrated optical splitters is suitable at non-powered remote PON distribution sites.