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Class Information
Number: 385/18
Name: Optical waveguides > With optical coupler > Switch (i.e., switching from one terminal to another, not modulation) > Reflective-type switch
Description: Subject matter wherein selective coupling of light between waveguides is achieved by mirror or mirrorlike elements.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8280218 Optical attenuator Oct. 2, 2012
8280206 WSS with hitless switching Oct. 2, 2012
8270785 Methods and apparatus to make substantially uniform losses in optical cross connects Sep. 18, 2012
8233794 Hitless MxN wavelength selective switch Jul. 31, 2012
8233757 Wafer based optical chassis and associated methods Jul. 31, 2012
8229258 Optical waveguide-type wavelength domain switch Jul. 24, 2012
8218919 Method and device for providing electronic circuitry on a backplate Jul. 10, 2012
8218918 Optical fiber switch with movable lens Jul. 10, 2012
8208771 Optical switch Jun. 26, 2012
8203775 MEMS bistable optical switch and methods for use thereof Jun. 19, 2012
8200055 Two-dimensional surface normal slow-light photonic crystal waveguide optical phased array Jun. 12, 2012
8200053 Optical switch Jun. 12, 2012
8190031 Optical network design apparatus and dispersion compensation design method May. 29, 2012
8190027 Multifunctional and reconfigurable optical node and optical network May. 29, 2012
8190025 Wavelength selective switch having distinct planes of operation May. 29, 2012
8179584 Micromechanical component having a swiveling part and method for producing same May. 15, 2012
8175428 Optical communications system with selective block/add capability of an optical channel May. 8, 2012
8165437 Semiconductor integrated circuits including grating coupler for optical communication and methods of forming the same Apr. 24, 2012
8165433 Optical routing device comprising hollow waveguides and MEMS reflective elements Apr. 24, 2012
8139904 Method and apparatus for implementing optical deflection switching using coupled resonators Mar. 20, 2012
8131151 Testing and measurement in optical networks Mar. 6, 2012
8131123 Beam steering element and associated methods for manifold fiberoptic switches and monitoring Mar. 6, 2012
8111994 Balanced bypass circulators and folded universally-balanced interferometers Feb. 7, 2012
8111439 Optical switch and optical switch device having the same Feb. 7, 2012
8103161 Method, device and system for group optical channel shared protection Jan. 24, 2012
8103138 Tunable filter Jan. 24, 2012
8094980 Proof-mass with supporting structure on integrated circuit-MEMS platform and method of fabricating the same Jan. 10, 2012
8094979 Polarization-based optical switching Jan. 10, 2012
8090229 Method and device for providing electronic circuitry on a backplate Jan. 3, 2012
8089683 Optical processing Jan. 3, 2012
8086080 Multiple function digital optical switch Dec. 27, 2011
8078058 Ultra high-speed adaptive and all-optical method for data packet rate multiplication compatible with multiple data rates Dec. 13, 2011
8078019 Optical wavelength selective router Dec. 13, 2011
8064036 Liquid crystal optical switch configured to reduce polarization dependent loss Nov. 22, 2011
8050559 Multi-chassis router with multiplexed optical interconnects Nov. 1, 2011
8049394 Micro oscillating comb tooth element with two interesecting oscillation axes Nov. 1, 2011
8045854 M.times.N wavelength selective optical switch Oct. 25, 2011
8043513 Gimbal-less micro-electro-mechanical-system tip-tilt and tip-tilt-piston actuators and a method for forming the same Oct. 25, 2011
8036502 Stress free mounting of optical bench for WSS Oct. 11, 2011
8000568 Beam steering element and associated methods for mixed manifold fiberoptic switches Aug. 16, 2011
7995921 Banded semiconductor optical amplifiers and waveblockers Aug. 9, 2011
7995891 Photonic band gap router Aug. 9, 2011
7995881 Opto-electric hybrid module and manufacturing method thereof Aug. 9, 2011
RE42540 Reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer incorporating sets of diffractive elements Jul. 12, 2011
7978952 Cover for optical fibers and/or optical devices Jul. 12, 2011
7965910 Beam combination using interleaved optical plates Jun. 21, 2011
7961993 Optical switch and control method of optical switch, and control method of MEMS device Jun. 14, 2011
7961989 Optical chassis, camera having an optical chassis, and associated methods Jun. 14, 2011
7953306 Beam steering element with built-in detector and system for use thereof May. 31, 2011
7945129 Hybrid optical switch apparatus May. 17, 2011

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