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Optical Networking Devices

  • R. Sabella
  • P. Lugli
Part of the Telecommunication Technology and Applications Series book series (TTAP)

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Surface Acoustic Wave Wavelength Division Multiplex Optical Filter Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Free Spectral Range 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Sabella
    • 1
  • P. Lugli
    • 2
  1. 1.Ericsson Telecommunicazioni, R&DItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di ElettronicaUniversita di RomaRomeItaly

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