Serial and Hybrid Multicast Modes Based on an Active Vertical Coupler Optical Crosspoint Switch

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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Thakulsukanant, Kornkamol; Yu, Siyuan (Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TR, UK)

Serial and hybrid multicast modes using active vertical coupler optical crosspoint switch have been implemented. SNR deterioration of 0.225 dB per increase scale and good eye-diagrams opening are found for serial and hybrid multast, respectively.