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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1996
  • pp: 722–724

2 × 2 Single-mode fiber routing switch

T. A. Birks, D. O. Culverhouse, S. G. Farwell, and P. St. J. Russell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 722-724 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.000722


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Abstract

An all-fiber 2 × 2 acousto-optic routing switch is described that has an insertion loss of 0.11 dB, a drive power of 1.5 mW, and a switching time of 80 μs. The switch has a very simple construction and so has the potential to be low in cost.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 11, 1996
Published: May 15, 1996

Citation
T. A. Birks, D. O. Culverhouse, S. G. Farwell, and P. St. J. Russell, "2 × 2 Single-mode fiber routing switch," Opt. Lett. 21, 722-724 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-10-722


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References

  1. Dicon Fiberoptics, Inc., Berkeley, Calif., product information.
  2. Photonic Integration Research, Inc., Columbus, Oh., product information.
  3. GEC Advanced Optical Products, Chelmsford, Essex, UK, product information.
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