We present innovative concepts related to the realization of ultrafast optical switches to be used for obtaining all-optical switching. We review the construction and the achievements of Civcom Incorporated during its research and development stages of constructing its ultrafast switch. Experimental measurements are exhibited.
© 2002 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 27, 2002
Revised Manuscript: February 27, 2002
Published: April 29, 2002
Zeev Zalevsky, David Mendlovic, Emanuel Marom, Nadav Cohen, Efraim Goldenberg, Naim Konforti, Amir Shemer, Gal Shabtay, Uriel Levy, and Roy Appelman, "Ultrafast all-optical switching," J. Opt. Netw. 1, 170-183 (2002)
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