Devices for terabit optical networks, an overview and trends

Ivan Glesk, K.-L. Deng, P.R. Prucnal

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In this paper we describe and demonstrate a new generation of all-optical devices (Demultiplexer, Routing switch and Clock extractor) based on a recently developed Terahertz Optical Asymmetric Demultiplexer (TOAD). These devices are capable of ultrafast all-optical operation and can be used in the future terabit optical networks.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-408
Number of pages10
JournalActa Physica Slovaca
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1999


  • Terahertz Optical Asymmetric Demultiplexer (TOAD)


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