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Summary form only given. Photonic switching systems that are capable of switching a vast amount of information are strongly needed for future B-ISDN services. We have previously proposed a TDM-WDM hybrid photonic ATM switching system architecture with Tbps throughput, where optical cell compressor was one of the essential modules for the switching system. This paper proposes a new type of optical cell compressor with the advantages of high bit rate capability, less required hardware, and powerful output pulses resulting from the concurrence of amplifying and gating.