Switching characteristics of a 100-GHz-spacing integrated 40-λ 1 × 4 wavelength selective switch

Takemasa Yoshida, Hideaki Asakura, Hiroyuki Tsuda, Takayuki Mizuno, Hiroshi Takahashi

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We designed and fabricated an integrated 1 × 4 wavelength selective switch using a silica planar lightwave circuit. The channel spacing is 100 GHz and the number of channels is 40. Signal switching experiments show the switch to be error-free and have low power penalty bit-error rate performance.

Original languageEnglish
Article number6691931
Pages (from-to)451-453
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Mar 1



  • Arrayed-waveguide grating
  • Optical fiber communication
  • Planar lightwave circuit
  • Wavelength selective switch

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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