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Single-Mode Fiber Switch with Simultaneous Loop-Back Feature

  • W. C. Young
  • L. Curtis
Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 25)

Abstract

A moving-fiber-array switch providing a bypass function and a simultaneous loop-back circuit has been demonstrated. Fabricated with single-mode fibers, the insertion losses for the bypass and on-line positions are 0.38 and 0.33 dB, respectively.

Keywords

Insertion Loss Fiber Array Compression Spring Mode Field Diameter Switch Design 
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References

  1. [1]
    K. W. Loh et al., “Fail-Safe Nodes for Fiber Networks,” OFC’86, Atlanta, GA, MD3.Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    W. C. Young and L. Curtis, “Moving Fiber Array Switch for Multimode and Single-Mode Fibers,” IOOC’81, San Francisco WKG.Google Scholar
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    D. Marcuse, Bell Syst. Tech. Journal, 56, 703 (1977).Google Scholar
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    C. M. Miller, Bell Syst. Tech. Journal, 57, 91 (1978).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. C. Young
    • 1
  • L. Curtis
    • 1
  1. 1.Bell Communications ResearchRed BankUSA

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