Wavelength-selective 1×4 switch for 128 WDM channels at 50 GHz spacing

D. M. Marom, D. T. Neilson, D. S. Greywall, N. R. Basavanhally, P. R. Kolodner, Y. L. Low, F. Pardo, C. A. Bolle, S. Chandrasekhar, L. Buhl, C. R. Giles, S. H. Oh, C. S. Pai, K. Werder, H. T. Soh, G. R. Bogart, E. Ferry, F. P. Klemens, K. Teffeau, J. F. MinerS. Rogers, J. E. Bower, R. C. Keller, W. Mansfield

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Abstract

A reconfigurable wavelength-selective switch that independently distributes 128 input wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) channels to four output ports, was presented. The switch fabrication was based on free-space optics and microelectromechanical system (MEMS) micro-mirrors technologies. A 10 Gb/s return-to-zero (RZ) data transmission through the switch showed negligible channel degradation and a large channel margin as required for next-generation transparent transport systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series
Volume70
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 17 2002Mar 22 2002

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OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit
CountryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA
Period3/17/023/22/02

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    Marom, D. M., Neilson, D. T., Greywall, D. S., Basavanhally, N. R., Kolodner, P. R., Low, Y. L., Pardo, F., Bolle, C. A., Chandrasekhar, S., Buhl, L., Giles, C. R., Oh, S. H., Pai, C. S., Werder, K., Soh, H. T., Bogart, G. R., Ferry, E., Klemens, F. P., Teffeau, K., ... Mansfield, W. (2002). Wavelength-selective 1×4 switch for 128 WDM channels at 50 GHz spacing. In Conference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series (Vol. 70)