Book 2006

Optical Switching

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ISBN: 978-0-387-26141-6 (Print) 978-0-387-29159-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-35

      Preliminaries and Terminologies

  3. Optical Switching Technologies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-81

      Lithium Niobate Electro-Optic Switching

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      Chapter

      Pages 83-109

      Acousto-Optic Switching

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      Chapter

      Pages 111-139

      Thermo-Optic Switching

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      Chapter

      Pages 141-167

      Liquid-Crystal Based Optical Switching

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      Chapter

      Pages 169-213

      MEMS Based Optical Switching

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      Chapter

      Pages 215-244

      Optical Switching with SOAs

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      Chapter

      Pages 245-271

      Other Optical Switching Technologies

  4. Optical Switching Fabrics, Systems, and Networks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 273-273

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      Chapter

      Pages 275-305

      Planar Optical Space Switch Architectures

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      Chapter

      Pages 307-332

      Switch Fabric Control

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      Chapter

      Pages 333-379

      Optical Switching in Communications Networks

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      Chapter

      Pages 381-403

      Protection and Restoration Architectures

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      Chapter

      Pages 405-429

      Optical Packet Switching and Optical Burst Switching

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      Chapter

      Pages 431-440

      Closing Remarks

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 441-451