2 x 2 single-mode fibre routing switch

Birks, T.A., Culverhouse, D.O., Farwell, S.G. and Russell, P.St.J. (1996) 2 x 2 single-mode fibre routing switch. Optics Letters, 21, (10), 722-724. (doi:10.1364/OL.21.000722).


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An all-fibre 2x2 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.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1364/OL.21.000722
Additional Information:
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
1539-4794 (electronic)
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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Institute of Sound and Vibration Research
University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78105
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
May 1996Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2015 16:09
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78105

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