Two-wavelength switching with 1.55 μm VCSOA

A. Hurtado, I.D. Henning, M.J. Adams

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Two-wavelength switching of a signal beam by a control signal at a different wavelength is demonstrated for the first time in a 1550nm vertical cavity semiconductor optical amplifier (VCSOA). This result offers promise for the use of VCSOAs in all-optical switching/routing applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)887-889
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 13 Aug 2007


  • optical switches
  • semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • optical routing

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