Crosstalk analysis for limited-wavelength-interchanging cross connects

Teck Yoong Chai, Tee Hiang Cheng, Sanjay K. Bose, Chao Lu, Gangxiang Shen

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This letter identifies crosstalk sources in limited-wavelength-interchanging cross connects (L-WIXC) and calculates the power penalty imposed by this. Specifications for the components used in the L-WIXCs can then be determined for obtaining a specified level of system performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)696-698
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Coherent crosstalk
  • Limited conversion
  • Optical cross-connect
  • Power penalty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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