Electrostatically-Driven Fiber-Optic Micromechanical Switch

Kazuo HOGARI  Takao MATSUMOTO  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E72   No.10   pp.1089-1090
Publication Date: 1989/10/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Electro-Optics
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Summary: 
This letter proposes a new-type electrostatically-driven fiber-optic micromechanical switch by fabrication of a 32-element switch array and examines its switching performances. Low-loss and high-extinction-ratio characteristics are confirmed.