2-to-4 Optical multicast using active vertical coupler optical crosspoint switch matrix

Z Wang, N Chi, S Yu

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)peer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

A novel optical multicast switching scheme using an active vertical coupler (AVC)-based optical crosspoint switch (OXS) matrix is expanded from a 1-to-N broadcast to 2-to-N multicast. The switching characteristics, switched signal quality, and optical signal-to-noise ratio (OSNR) have been investigated in different multicasting configurations. All configurations are shown to be nearly free from power splitting loss. Power penalties of less than 4.5 dB are found in switched signals in the 2-to-4 configuration. Slow OSNR degradation in line with previous prediction is also observed. © 2005 IEEE.
Translated title of the contribution2-to-4 Optical multicast using active vertical coupler optical crosspoint switch matrix
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286 - 288
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume18 (1)
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006

Bibliographical note

Publisher: IEEE

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of '2-to-4 Optical multicast using active vertical coupler optical crosspoint switch matrix'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this