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 MEMSshutter 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 publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2006
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557528020, 9781557528025
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2006 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 2006 Mar 52006 Mar 5

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA


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