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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
6526195 Protecting optical switches Feb. 25, 2003
6526196 Optical switch using rotatable reflector Feb. 25, 2003
6526197 MEMS optical balanced path switch Feb. 25, 2003
6526198 Micromachined optomechanical switches Feb. 25, 2003
6522800 Microstructure switches Feb. 18, 2003
6522801 Micro-electro-optical mechanical device having an implanted dopant included therein and a method of manufacture therefor Feb. 18, 2003
6522802 Optical switch using support structures with both fixed mirrors and pivotable mirrors Feb. 18, 2003
6519382 Frustrated total internal reflection switch using waveguides and method of operation Feb. 11, 2003
6519383 Photonic switch status tester Feb. 11, 2003
6519385 Method and apparatus for controllably positioning an optical fiber to introduce a phase shift Feb. 11, 2003
6516108 Optically controlled exchange switches within an optical signal network Feb. 4, 2003
6516109 Low insertion loss non-blocking optical switch Feb. 4, 2003
6516111 Cascaded integrated fiber array optical switch and method of operation Feb. 4, 2003
6512863 Scalable optical switch Jan. 28, 2003
6510260 N.times.N optical switching device based on thermal optic induced internal reflection effect Jan. 21, 2003
6507421 Optical monitoring for OXC fabric Jan. 14, 2003
6507682 Optical switch Jan. 14, 2003
6507683 Free-space optical switch Jan. 14, 2003
6504967 Passive alignment method and apparatus for fabricating a MEMS device Jan. 7, 2003
6504968 Optical switches including reflectors having associated actuators and latches located adjacent to a surface thereof and methods of operating same Jan. 7, 2003
6501869 Optical switching system Dec. 31, 2002
6501879 Optical coupler with a new geometry Dec. 31, 2002
6498870 Micromachined optomechanical switches Dec. 24, 2002
6496612 Electronically latching micro-magnetic switches and method of operating same Dec. 17, 2002
6496613 Wavelength router Dec. 17, 2002
6493479 Crosspoint switch protection using additional switching elements to provide alternate paths Dec. 10, 2002
6493480 Multistage optical cross-connect Dec. 10, 2002
6493488 Apparatus and method for high speed optical signal processing Dec. 10, 2002
6490381 Fabry-Perot optical switch Dec. 3, 2002
6490382 MicroElectroMechanical optical cross-connect switches having reduced numbers of reflectors therein and methods of operating same Dec. 3, 2002
6490385 Dimensionally stable device construction Dec. 3, 2002
6487333 Total internal reflection optical switch Nov. 26, 2002
6487334 Optical switch Nov. 26, 2002
6483961 Dual refraction index collimator for an optical switch Nov. 19, 2002
6483962 Optical cross connect switching array system with optical feedback Nov. 19, 2002
6483982 Reflecting-mirror-type variable optical attenuator Nov. 19, 2002
6480320 Microelectromechanical mirror and mirror array Nov. 12, 2002
6480645 Sidewall electrodes for electrostatic actuation and capacitive sensing Nov. 12, 2002
6480646 Micro-mirror and actuator with extended travel range Nov. 12, 2002
6477290 Fiber optic switch using MEMS Nov. 5, 2002
6477292 Reflection mirror type optical fiber switch Nov. 5, 2002
6473540 Device and method for filtering optical wavelengths Oct. 29, 2002
6470107 Fluidic all-optical switch Oct. 22, 2002
6470108 Optical switching device and method Oct. 22, 2002
6470109 Determining waveguide positions and angles for efficient reflective coupling Oct. 22, 2002
6470110 Monolithic integration of control elements and micro-mirror in an optical switch Oct. 22, 2002
6470111 Fiber optic switch package and a method of assembling a fiber optic switch package Oct. 22, 2002
6470114 Retroreflective conductors for optical fiber interconnects Oct. 22, 2002
6470115 Optical switching element and image display device Oct. 22, 2002
6466710 Passive identification friend or foe (IFF) system Oct. 15, 2002











 
 
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