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Number: 385/16
Name: Optical waveguides > With optical coupler > Switch (i.e., switching from one terminal to another, not modulation)
Description: Subject matter wherein the output of an optical waveguide is selectively coupled to the input of a different optical waveguide.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
385/17 Matrix switch (i.e., m x n, where m and n are 3 or more) 1,012
385/20 Multiple pole multiple throw 268
385/18 Reflective-type switch 1,358
385/22 Single pole multiple throw (relay switch) 307
385/23 Single pole single throw 106
385/19 Stationary waveguides with movable opaque element 339


Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8712239 Mirror drift compensation in an optical circuit switch Apr. 29, 2014
8693874 Transmission system and method of correcting tilt of the transmission system Apr. 8, 2014
8693819 Method and system for switching optical channels Apr. 8, 2014
8693818 Optical processing device Apr. 8, 2014
8692983 Optical, laser-based, or lidar measuring systems and method Apr. 8, 2014
8687278 Opto-mechanical switch Apr. 1, 2014
8670639 Optical-switch driver circuit, optical switch, and optical changeover switch Mar. 11, 2014
8666202 System and method for measuring properties of a thin film coated glass Mar. 4, 2014
8659818 Optical-path-switching apparatus and light signal optical-path-switching method Feb. 25, 2014
8655114 Hitless tuning and switching of optical resonator amplitude and phase responses Feb. 18, 2014
8644661 Photonic integrated circuit with a waveguide crossing structure Feb. 4, 2014
8644657 Method of tuning resonance wavelength of ring resonator Feb. 4, 2014
8639070 Optical assembly for a WDM receiver or transmitter Jan. 28, 2014
8639069 Wavelength dependent optical switch Jan. 28, 2014
8625153 Multi-dimensional data registration integrated circuit for driving array-arrangement devices Jan. 7, 2014
8611742 Wavelength switch system using angle multiplexing optics Dec. 17, 2013
8611705 Silicon optical switch devices Dec. 17, 2013
8606104 Wavelength selective switch Dec. 10, 2013
8606101 Optical channel intelligently shared protection ring Dec. 10, 2013
8606055 Pin diode tuned multiple ring waveguide resonant optical cavity switch and method Dec. 10, 2013
8600203 Cylindrical resonators for optical signal routing Dec. 3, 2013
8582971 Method and apparatus to deploy fiber optic based access networks Nov. 12, 2013
8559774 Optical device having an elastomeric waveguide switch body and related methods Oct. 15, 2013
8554027 Optical switch Oct. 8, 2013
8545080 Switch module Oct. 1, 2013
8538210 Micro free-space WDM device Sep. 17, 2013
8538208 Apparatus for coupling light between input and output waveguides Sep. 17, 2013
8521021 Method and apparatus for switching optical wavelengths Aug. 27, 2013
8520988 Microresonator optical switch having nanoparticles and method of optical switching Aug. 27, 2013
8509584 Nano-electron fluidic logic (NFL) device Aug. 13, 2013
8509576 Optical switch, image display device, image forming device, and method for manufacturing optical switch Aug. 13, 2013
8503056 Bias point control circuit for externally modulated transmitter Aug. 6, 2013
8494336 Variable optical attenuator comprising hollow core waveguide Jul. 23, 2013
8494311 Isolating light paths Jul. 23, 2013
8478089 Optical switch and optical-switch control method Jul. 2, 2013
8478088 Optical switch and manufacturing method thereof Jul. 2, 2013
8478087 Optical limiter Jul. 2, 2013
8463090 Nanotube based optical fuse device and method Jun. 11, 2013
8457497 Optimized directionless optical add/drop module systems and methods Jun. 4, 2013
8447148 Latching micro optical switch May. 21, 2013
8437642 Spatial light modulator (SLM)-based optical attenuator May. 7, 2013
8437591 Reusable biochemical agent sensor and method using optical micro-resonator grid arrays May. 7, 2013
8433191 Optical channel intelligently shared protection ring Apr. 30, 2013
8428458 Multi-chassis router with multiplexed optical interconnects Apr. 23, 2013
8406584 Fiber optic device Mar. 26, 2013
8403571 Apparatuses, systems, and methods for facilitating optical communication between electronic devices Mar. 26, 2013
8401349 Method for providing an automated patch panel Mar. 19, 2013
8401348 Methods and apparatus for constructing large wavelength selective switches using parallelism Mar. 19, 2013
8393408 Power tool with optical control Mar. 12, 2013
8391709 MxN wavelength selective switch Mar. 5, 2013











 
 
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