Partially- and fully-coherent crosstalk induced penalty in optical switches

D. Sadot, E. Boimovich, E. Lichtman

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Theoretical analysis of interferometric crosstalk in optical switches is presented for partially- and fully-coherent channels. Resulting penalties are experimentally measured for both heterodyne and homodyne cases. Required channel isolation ranges between 7-24 dB for 2 dB of power penalty.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)651-652
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1999
EventProceedings of the 1999 12th Annual Meeting IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS'99) - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: 8 Nov 199911 Nov 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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