Photonic Switching Proceedings of the First Topical Meeting, Incline Village, Nevada, March 18–20, 1987

The first topical meeting on Photonic Switching was held March 18-20, 1987 in Incline Village, Nev., USA in conjunction with the second topical meeting on Optical Computing. It was sponsored by the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society and the Optical Society of America with the co­ operation of th...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Gustafson, T. Kenneth (Editor), Smith, Peter W. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1988, 1988
Edition:1st ed. 1988
Series:Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 4-Gb/s Optical Time-Division Multiplexed System Experiments Using Ti:LiNbO3 Switch/Modulators
  • Optical Amplification in Switching Networks
  • Index of Contributors
  • I Introduction to Photonic Switching
  • Linking Technology and Applications
  • Electronic Switching Technologies for Digital Logic
  • Photonic Switching Components: Current Status and Future Possibilities
  • Photonic Switching System/Network Architectural Possibilities
  • II Photonic Switching Components
  • Optoelectronic Hybrid Switching
  • Photonic Switching with Stripe Domains
  • Single-Mode Fiber Switch with Simultaneous Loop-Back Feature
  • An All-Fibre Routing Switch
  • An All-Optical Switch for Signal Routing Between Fibres
  • Monolithically Integrated Optical Gate 2×2 Matrix Switch Using GaAs/AlGaAs Multiple Quantum Well Structure
  • 4×4 Ti:LiNbO3 Switch Array with Full Broadcast Capability
  • Hard Limiting Opto-electronic Logic Devices
  • Nonlinear Optical Logic Etalon at Today’s Fiber Communication Wavelengths
  • Optical Threshold Mechanism Using the Fiber Coupled Phase Conjugate Mirror
  • Operating Curves for Optical Bistable Devices
  • Optical Broadband Communications Network Architecture Utilizing Wavelength-Division Switching Technology
  • Deterministic and Statistic Circuit Assignment Architectures for Optical Switching Systems
  • Dilated Networks for Photonic Switching
  • A New Architecture for Large Integrated Optical Switch-Arrays
  • Photonic Time-Division Switching Technology
  • Optimizing Photonic Variable-Integer-Delay Circuits
  • A Photonic Switch Architecture Utilizing Code Division Multiplexing
  • V Photonic Switching Systems
  • Switching Requirements for Broadband ISDN
  • Photonic Switching and Automatic Cross-Connect Systems
  • Optical Switching in Coherent Lightwave Systems
  • A Photonic Switching Demonstration Display
  • Self-Routing Optical Switch with Optical Processing
  • System Considerations for the Lithium Niobate Photonic Switching Technology
  • Computational Properties of Nonlinear Optical Devices
  • A 1.7 Gigabit-per-Second, Time-Multiplexed Photonic Switching Experiment
  • Optical Amplifiers for Photonic Switches
  • 170ps Fast Switching Response and 2Gbps Optical Memory Operation of Bistable Laser Diodes with Electrically Controlled Saturable Absorber
  • An Ultrafast All-Optical Switch
  • A Digital Electrooptic Switch
  • III Nonlinear Optical Materials for Photonic Switching
  • Silicon Injection-Mode 1.3µm Electro-optical Switching
  • Room Temperature Excitonic Nonlinear Absorption in GaAs/AlGaAs Multiple Quantum Well Structures Grown Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition (MOCVD)
  • Design and Construction of Holographic Optical Elements for Photonic Switching Applications
  • Organic Materials for Nonlinear Optics
  • Physical and Optical Properties of Cd(Se,S) Microcrystallites in Glass
  • The Dynamics of Photonic Switching in Indium Antimonide
  • Fast All-Optical Switching in a Silicon-On-Sapphire Waveguide
  • IVPhotonic Switching Architectures