New types of 2×2 wavelength-switching blocks for optical cross-connects

Fenghai Liu, Xueyan Zheng, Rune Johan Skullerud Pedersen, Palle Jeppesen

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Abstract

Two types of modular 2×2 wavelength-switching blocks are proposed in this letter. A 2×2 fixed wavelength-switching block can cross-connect two fixed channels between two fibers, and a 2×2 tunable wavelength-switching block can cross-connect any two channels between two fibers. These modular blocks can be used to build scalable multiwavelength cross-connects in optical networks
Original languageEnglish
JournalI E E E Photonics Technology Letters
Volume13
Issue number5
ISSN1041-1135
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001

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