Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Analog micromirror arrays with orthogonal scanning directions for wavelength-selective 1XN/sup 2/ switches

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

4 Author(s)
Jui-Che Tsai ; Dept. of Electr. Eng., California Univ., Los Angeles, CA, USA ; Huang, S. ; Hah, D. ; Wu, M.C.

A new high-port-count wavelength selective switch has been realized using two cross-scanning 1-axis analog micromirror arrays in a 4-f optical system. The number of output ports is increased from N to N/sup 2/, where N is the maximum linear port count limited by optical diffraction. Using surface-micromachined micromirrors with hidden vertical combdrives, large scan angles (>/spl plusmn/5/spl deg/ mechanical), low drive voltages (7 V), and high fill factors (>96.25%) are achieved for both scanning mirrors. Experimental results of our 1/spl times/8 (3/spl times/3 collimator array) wavelength-selective switch are also reported. A fiber-to-fiber insertion loss of 6 dB and a switching time of < 700 /spl mu/sec have been achieved.

Published in:

TRANSDUCERS, Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, 12th International Conference on, 2003  (Volume:2 )

Date of Conference:

8-12 June 2003

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.