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.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Conference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS|
|State||Published - 1 Dec 1999|
|Event||Proceedings of the 1999 12th Annual Meeting IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS'99) - San Francisco, CA, USA|
Duration: 8 Nov 1999 → 11 Nov 1999