Development of MEMS-based optical surge suppressor

Toru Hirata, Ichiro Mitama, Masahiro Abe, Kikuo Makita, Kazuhiro Shiba, Kazuhiro Hane, Minoru Sasaki

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A MEMS-based optical surge suppressor is proposed. The device consists of MEMS-shutter and photovoltaic detector that triggers the shutter through in-line monitoring of surge light around power level of 10dBm with insertion loss of 1.5dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2005
EventOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 2005 Mar 62005 Mar 11

Publication series

NameConference on Optical Fiber Communication, Technical Digest Series


ConferenceOFC/NFOEC 2005 Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA


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