, Volume 21, Issue 1, pp 1-15
Date: 22 Jan 2014

Photonic switches and switch arrays on LiNbO3

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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.

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India