Multidimensional Photonic Switches

  • N. J. Parsons
  • N. F. Whitehead
  • M. Erman
Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 29)


The use of time- and wavelength- multiplexed switching in optical networks is discussed in the context of the European RACE programme. Some examples of recent developments in optical switching technology are highlighted.


Optical Network Lithium Niobate Wavelength Channel Photonic Switching GaAs MESFET 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. J. Parsons
    • 1
  • N. F. Whitehead
    • 2
  • M. Erman
    • 3
  1. 1.GEC-Marconi Research CentreChelmsfordUK
  2. 2.British Telecom Research LaboratoryMartlesham Heath, IpswichUK
  3. 3.Laboratories d’Electronique PhilipsLimeil BrévannesFrance

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