All-optical 1×4 network switching and simultaneous wavelength conversion using an integrated multi-wavelength laser

M. Owen, M.F.C. Stephens, J.D. Bainbridge, R.V. Penty, I.H. White, K.R. Poguntke, M.J. Robertson

Research output: Unpublished contribution to conferenceOtherpeer-review


For the first time a single monolithic integrated device is used to demonstrate 1×4 space switching at 2.488 Gbits/s. Other novel network functions are demonstrated such as multi-wavelength conversion and WDM multiplexing.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1998


  • Monolithic integrated circuits
  • Optical switches
  • Switching networks
  • Wavelength division multiplexing
  • Space switching
  • Fiber lasers

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