ROADM Switching Technologies

  • Colbourne P
  • Collings B
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We discuss optical switching technologies for wavelength routing both within ROADM nodes and for colorless/directionless/contentionless networks, including MEMS, LCoS, LC, DLP and PLC, and include requirements and key characteristics of each application and technology.

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  • Paul D. Colbourne

  • Brandon Collings

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