Optical Networking Devices
The technology discussed so far relates to devices useful for optical communication links. The realisation of optical networking elements requires other devices such as optical couplers, multiplexers and demultiplexers, optical filters, and key elements for optical switching such as optical space switching matrices. They are considered here with particular reference to wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) elements.
KeywordsSurface Acoustic Wave Wavelength Division Multiplex Optical Filter Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Free Spectral Range
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