Abstract (40-Word Limit): We demonstrate a system-level evaluation of an A-MZI with 60μm long DLSPP active branches exhibiting more than 14dB extinction ratio. Error-free switching operation is achieved for a 4×10Gb/s incoming WDM data stream with only 13.1mW power consumption.
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S. Papaioannou, G. Giannoulis, D. Kalavrouziotis, K. Vyrsokinos, J. C. Weeber, K. Hassan, L. Markey, A. Dereux, A. Kumar, S. Bozhevolnyi, D. Apostolopoulos, H. Avramopoulos, and N. Pleros, "WDM Switching Employing a Hybrid Silicon-Plasmonic A-MZI," in European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper P2.10.
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