Delay-line storage in optical communications switching

D.K. Hunter, I. Andonovic, M. Parker, S. Walker

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Ladder networks, consisting of chains of 2×2 switches and delay lines, have many potential uses in future optical communications. These are discussed, and implementation via photonic crystal technology and advances in integrated optics is outlined.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • optical communications switching
  • delay-line storage
  • integrated optics
  • ladder networks

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