Polarization-insensitive terabit optical demultiplexer for TDMA networks

Ivan Glesk, Tian G. Chang, Koo I. Kang, Paul R. Prucnal, Raymond K. Boncek

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Abstract

We have developed a demultiplexer known as a Colliding Pulse Mach- Zehnder (CPMZ) suitable for OTDM systems capable of ultrafast all- optical demultiplexing and address recognition. Recently we have demonstrated a polarization and wavelength independent device, called a Terabit Optical Demultiplexer, which is capable of all-optical demultiplexing of Tbit/s pulse train with 650 fJ of switching energy, and which can be integrated on a chip. This device has achieved a 10 ps switching window. Both devices are wavelength compatible with all of the low loss transmission windows of optical fibers. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-21
Number of pages9
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume2481
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jun 1995

Keywords

  • all-optical demultiplexing
  • all-optical networks
  • optical time division multiplexing
  • ultrafast all-optical switching

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