Integrated photonic switches for nanosecond packet-switched optical wavelength conversion
Demir, H. V.
Sabnis, V. A.
Zheng, J. F.
Harris, J. S.
Miller, D. A. B.
Optical Society of America
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Fidaner, O., Demir, H. V., Sabnis, V. A., Zheng, J. F., Harris Jr, J. S., & Miller, D. A. (2006). Integrated photonic switches for nanosecond packet-switched optical wavelength conversion. Optics express, 14(1), 361-368.
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We present a multifunctional photonic switch that monolithically integrates an InGaAsP/InP quantum well electroabsorption modulator and an InGaAs photodiode as a part of an on-chip, InP optoelectronic circuit. The optical multifunctionality of the switch offers many configurations to allow for different optical network functions on a single chip. Here we experimentally demonstrate GHz-range optical wavelength-converting switching with only ~10 mW of absorbed input optical power, electronically controlled packet switching with a reconfiguration time of <2.5 ns, and optically controlled packet switching in <300 ps. ©2006 Optical Society of America