A single-ring is used for OXC switching, a large jitter of 30 ps and low extinction ratio may occur. We propose a dual-drive three-microring OXC, which exhibits a 8 ps jitter and 20dB extinction ratio.
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M. Song, L. Zhang, Y. Yue, J. Yang, R. G. Beausoleil, and A. E. Willner, "A 2×2 Optical Cross-Connect Switch Based on Dual-Drive Silicon Microring-Resonators with Reduced Timing Jitter and Driving Voltage," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OWV5.
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