Extremely low loss 4 x 4 GaAs/AlGaAs optical matrix switch

Kiichi Hamamoto, S. Sugou, K. Komatsu, M. Kitamura

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Abstract

A 4 x 4 GaAs/AlGaAs optical matrix switch with an extremely low loss of 1.6dB has been developed. This low loss switch was achieved by layer structure modification, to reduce free-carrier absorption, reduction of plasma damage while dry etching, and an improvement in the crystal quality.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1580-1582
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume29
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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