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2 x 2 single-mode fibre routing switch
T.A.Birks, D.O.Culverhouse, S.G.Farwell, P.St.J.Russell
An all-fibre 2x2 acousto-optic routing switch is described that has an insertion loss of 0.11 dB, a drive power of 1.5 mW and a switching time of 80 μs. The switch has a very simple construction and so has the potential to be low in cost.
Optics Letters (1996) Vol.21 pp.722-724
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