Photonic switches and switch arrays on LiNbO3
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- Selvarajan, A. & Midwinter, J.E. Opt Quant Electron (1989) 21: 1. doi:10.1007/BF02199462
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In recent years there has been tremendous progress in lithium niobate-based photonic switches. The various switch configurations proposed and implemented, and their characteristics, are reviewed. A summary of the device technology is given. Performance analysis based on different architecture and the size of arrays that can be relalized are discussed.