We demonstrate all-optical switching of 20 wavelength channels simultaneously in a silicon broadband comb switch, and perform single-channel BER measurements through both ports. A statistical characterization of the insertion loss and extinction ratio is included.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices
A. Biberman, B. G. Lee, K. Bergman, P. Dong, and M. Lipson, "Demonstration of All-Optical Multi-Wavelength Message Routing for Silicon Photonic Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OTuF6.
References are not available for this paper.