Quad channel blocker array based on a commodity liquid crystal display

Conference object English OPEN
Schrenk, Bernhard; Bakopoulos, Paraskevas; Hübel, Hannes;
(2017)
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/phosst.2017.8012701
  • Subject: Optical switches, Optical interconnections, Spatial light modulators, Liquid-crystal devices.

We demonstrate channel selection and power leveling based on an off-the-shelf liquid crystal display, addressing datacenter cost targets. An extinction ratio >10 dB is reported for a 16 nm spectral region. Evaluation in a 4×1 switch configuration confirms colorless chan... View more
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