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: PDF

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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.