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Photonics in Switching
San Diego, California United States
July 13-17, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-55752-737-0
Space Switches (PM2C)

Ultra-Compact 8 x 8 Strictly Non-Blocking PILOSS Switch Based on Si-Wire

Keijiro Suzuki, Ken Tanizawa, Takashi Matsukawa, Guangwei Cong, Sang-Hun Kim, Satoshi Suda, Morifumi Ohno, Tadashi Chiba, Hirofumi Tadokoro, Masashi Yanagihara, Yasushi Igarashi, Meishoku Masahara, Shu Namiki, and Hitoshi Kawashima  »View Author Affiliations


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An 8×8 path-independent insertion-loss (PILOSS) switch based on Si-wire waveguides, which has a record-small footprint of 3.5×2.4 mm^2, is reported. The PILOSS switch exhibits successful switching of digital-coherent 43-Gbps QPSK signal.

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OCIS Codes
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices
(250.6715) Optoelectronics : Switching

K. Suzuki, K. Tanizawa, T. Matsukawa, G. Cong, S. Kim, S. Suda, M. Ohno, T. Chiba, H. Tadokoro, M. Yanagihara, Y. Igarashi, M. Masahara, S. Namiki, and H. Kawashima, "Ultra-Compact 8 x 8 Strictly Non-Blocking PILOSS Switch Based on Si-Wire," in Advanced Photonics for Communications, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2014), paper PM2C.3.

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