Recent examples of monolithically integrated devices and their relevance in optical data networks are reviewed. Fast tunable lasers, high-speed wavelength converters, and arrayed time buffers for fast-switching applications are described.
© 2008 The Optical Society
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5300) Optoelectronics : Photonic integrated circuits
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices
P. Bernasconi, "Photonic Integrated Devices for Fast Switching," in Frontiers in Optics 2008/Laser Science XXIV/Plasmonics and Metamaterials/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper FWB3.
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