Photonic Frequency-Division-Multiplexing Highway Switch Using Integrated-Optic Multiple Ring Resonators

Koji SASAYAMA  Felix FRÜH  Toshimi KOMINATO  Keishi HABARA  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E78-B   No.5   pp.674-678
Publication Date: 1995/05/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Optical Signal Processing and Its Applications to Telecommunications)
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Summary: 
This paper proposes a photonic frequency-division-multiplexing (FDM) highway switch architecture consisting of 22 multi-frequency-channel switches (MFSs) using multiple ring resonators. An experimental MFS fabricated using a planar-lightwave-circuit (PLC) technology is demonstrated.