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Optical Switch Tutorial from FiberStore

What is an Optical Switch? Optical Switch is a switch that enables signals in optical fibers or integrated optical circuits (IOCs) to be selectively switched from one circuit to another in telecommunication. Away from telecom, an optical switch is the unit … Continue reading

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Applications of Fiber Optics in communication systems

The use of fiber optic systems is expanding at a amazing rate. Only in the past Ten years, fiber optic communications systems have replaced just about all coaxial and twisted pair cables particularly in network backbones. This is also true … Continue reading

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Optical Passive Categories Introduction

Optical passive devices is an important part of the communication device, but also the other optical components indispensable application areas. There are mainly four categories of Optical Passive. (A) Active Fiber Optic Cable Connector Fiber optic cable connector is connected … Continue reading

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All-optical Switch Introduction

The all-optical switch is the main element in the optical communication network. As the key to realize all optical network, it has a low pumping power, high switch efficiency, fast response time characteristics, so much attention in recent years has … Continue reading

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A new type of Optical Switch using a quantum dot

An optical switch developed at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) spurs the mark integration of photonics and electronics. What, isn’t electronics adequate? Well, nothing travels faster than light, as well as in your time and effort to hurry in the … Continue reading

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