We propose a compact multichannel optical switch that uses holographic polarizing beam splitters and polarization switching devices and show its advantages and performance in an 8 × 8 nonblocking Banyan network.
© 1992 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 3, 1992
Published: June 1, 1992
Masayuki Kato, Hiroyasu Ito, Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, Fumio Yamagishi, and Takakiyo Nakagami, "Multichannel optical switch that uses holograms," Opt. Lett. 17, 769-771 (1992)