Ultrafast all-optical switching

Zeev Zalevsky, David Mendlovic, Emanuel Marom, Nadav Cohen, Efraim Goldenberg, Naim Konforti, Amir Shemer, Gal Shabtay, Uriel Levy, Roy Appelman

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We present innovative concepts related to the realization of ultrafast optical switches to be used for obtaining all-optical switching. We review the construction and the achievements of Civcom Incorporated during its research and development stages of constructing its ultrafast switch. Experimental measurements are exhibited.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)170-183
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Optical Networking
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2002


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