We developed 8x8 beam-deflecting optical switch with a switching speed within one microsecond utilizing electro-optic effect of PLZT. A newly-developed radial optical path design and putting-in packaging structure with a monolithic PLC platform were applied.
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(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
A. Sugama, T. Akahoshi, K. Sato, S. Aoki, Y. Kai, Y. Takita, M. Kato, and H. Onaka, " Integrated 8x8 Electro-optic High-Speed Switch for Optical Burst Transport Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OWV2.
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