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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
7203421 Littrow grating based OADM Apr. 10, 2007
7203413 Sunken electrode configuration for MEMs micromirror Apr. 10, 2007
7203398 Compact DMD-based optical module Apr. 10, 2007
7203396 All optical chopping using logic gates apparatus and method Apr. 10, 2007
7203395 Miniature movable device Apr. 10, 2007
7203394 Micro mirror arrays and microstructures with solderable connection sites Apr. 10, 2007
7203393 MEMS micro mirrors driven by electrodes fabricated on another substrate Apr. 10, 2007
7201824 Hybrid optical multi-axis beam steering apparatus Apr. 10, 2007
7200298 Optical control element, optical control element array, and process for producing an optical control element Apr. 3, 2007
7199772 Optical switching element, and switching device and image display apparatus each using the optical switching element Apr. 3, 2007
7197246 Optical switch, optical amplifier and optical power controller as well as optical add-drop multiplexer Mar. 27, 2007
7197213 System and method for controlling deflection of optical beams Mar. 27, 2007
7197204 Applications of light movable liquid crystal Mar. 27, 2007
7194153 Optical switch device Mar. 20, 2007
7190858 Optical time delay apparatus incorporating diffractive element sets Mar. 13, 2007
7190856 Reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer incorporating sets of diffractive elements Mar. 13, 2007
7190854 Methods for forming an array of MEMS optical elements Mar. 13, 2007
7187828 Polymer optical waveguide module and method for manufacturing polymer optical waveguide film used therefor Mar. 6, 2007
7187820 Optical time delay system Mar. 6, 2007
7184619 Beam direction module and optical switch using the same Feb. 27, 2007
7184618 Optical switch array for routing multiple optical signals Feb. 27, 2007
7184186 Optical switch assembly Feb. 27, 2007
7183633 Optical cross-connect system Feb. 27, 2007
7181102 Optical switching systems and methods Feb. 20, 2007
7177498 Two-by-two optical routing element using two-position MEMS mirrors Feb. 13, 2007
7177497 Porous silicon filter for wavelength multiplexing or de-multiplexing Feb. 13, 2007
7177496 Optical spectral power monitors employing time-division-multiplexing detection schemes Feb. 13, 2007
7171069 Remotely configurable add/drop for wavelength division multiplexing and method of operating the same Jan. 30, 2007
7171068 Method to improve an extinction ratio of an optical device Jan. 30, 2007
7167613 Interlaced array of piano MEMs micromirrors Jan. 23, 2007
7167612 Wavelength tunable filter capable of being bidirectionally driven by electromagnetic forces Jan. 23, 2007
7167609 Optical switch Jan. 23, 2007
7162118 Dual optical switch Jan. 9, 2007
7162116 Depopulated switchable micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) based module for photonic fabric verification and protection Jan. 9, 2007
7162115 Multiport wavelength-selective optical switch Jan. 9, 2007
7158280 Methods and systems for improved boundary contrast Jan. 2, 2007
7155084 Bidirectional wavelength cross connect architectures using wavelength routing elements Dec. 26, 2006
7155081 Two-dimensional optical deflector Dec. 26, 2006
7151868 Optical switch having a reflective component Dec. 19, 2006
7151596 Deflection angle detecting device Dec. 19, 2006
7149427 Cooperating array of micromirror devices for wireless optical communication Dec. 12, 2006
7149390 Waveguide system, a device for displaying an image using such a system and a method for displaying an image Dec. 12, 2006
7149380 Thermally induced pressure operated optical switch and display device using the same Dec. 12, 2006
7148603 Mechanically latchable tiltable platform for forming micromirrors and micromirror arrays Dec. 12, 2006
7146070 Wide steering-range motionless optical beam steering device, and methods of manufacture Dec. 5, 2006
7146069 Optical system for selectable delay Dec. 5, 2006
7145707 Optical switch Dec. 5, 2006
7142750 Optical coincidence system for narrowing the width of output pulses relative to optical signal and control pulses Nov. 28, 2006
7142744 Wavelength power equalization by attenuation in an optical switch Nov. 28, 2006
7142743 Latching mechanism for magnetically actuated micro-electro-mechanical devices Nov. 28, 2006

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