All-optical switching arrays based on optical self-routing

Yu Qiang Bai, Guo Liang Jin, Si Hai Gao, Gang Jun Liu, Jun Liu

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Abstract

A 1×4 all-optical self-routing array is designed, using arc-type waveguide switch with interference between two guidewaves as element unit. Simulation by BPM shows: The light beam from any port, taking self-intensity as routing sign, can realize 1×4 switching. Pilot study about multiple all-optical self-switching is accomplished.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1000-1003,1007
JournalGuangdianzi Jiguang/Journal of Optoelectronics Laser
Volume12
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2001

Keywords

  • All-optical switch
  • Beam propagation method (BPM)
  • Coupling mode theory
  • Photonic switching
  • Switch array

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Bai, Y. Q., Jin, G. L., Gao, S. H., Liu, G. J., & Liu, J. (2001). All-optical switching arrays based on optical self-routing. Guangdianzi Jiguang/Journal of Optoelectronics Laser, 12(10), 1000-1003,1007.