Multidimensional Photonic Switches

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Europe Lithium GaAs 

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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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