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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
7136588 Apparatus and method for optical add/drop multiplexing Nov. 14, 2006
7136547 Method and apparatus for beam deflection Nov. 14, 2006
7133616 Wavelength-selective routing using an optical add/drop architecture Nov. 7, 2006
7133185 MEMS optical switch with self-assembly structure Nov. 7, 2006
7130501 Meso-scale strictly non-blocking N.times.N optical crossbar switch using precision servo controls Oct. 31, 2006
7129722 Methods of improving reliability of an electro-optical module Oct. 31, 2006
7129601 Apparatus for controlled movement of an element Oct. 31, 2006
7127137 Optical switch with adjustable optical loss Oct. 24, 2006
7127136 Optical crossbar switch Oct. 24, 2006
7126740 Multifunctional optical device having a spatial light modulator with an array of micromirrors Oct. 24, 2006
7126250 Apparatus comprising an array of tightly spaced rotatable optical elements with two axes of rotation Oct. 24, 2006
7122786 Controlling apparatus and controlling method of optical switching device Oct. 17, 2006
7119474 Systems and methods for overcoming stiction Oct. 10, 2006
7116863 Thermally actuated wavelength tunable optical filter Oct. 3, 2006
7116862 Apparatus and method for providing gain equalization Oct. 3, 2006
7116858 Optical switch elements Oct. 3, 2006
7116857 Optomechanical switch using laser or light movable liquid crystal Oct. 3, 2006
7114858 Laser based ignition system for natural gas reciprocating engines, laser based ignition system having capability to detect successful ignition event; and distributor system for use with high-p Oct. 3, 2006
7110637 Two-step electrode for MEMs micromirrors Sep. 19, 2006
7110636 Optical device control apparatus and optical device control method Sep. 19, 2006
7110635 Electrical x-talk shield for MEMS micromirrors Sep. 19, 2006
7110634 Optic switching mechanism Sep. 19, 2006
7110627 Reflective arrayed waveguide grating Sep. 19, 2006
7106924 Optical switching device and optical transmission system Sep. 12, 2006
7106926 Optical switching device for wavelength division multiplex (WDM) telecommunications network Sep. 12, 2006
7106966 Integrated photonic switch Sep. 12, 2006
7103241 Optical switching device Sep. 5, 2006
7103243 Optical switch Sep. 5, 2006
7103258 Attenuator device, and optical switching device Sep. 5, 2006
7099583 Optical cross-connect Aug. 29, 2006
7095917 Optical switching apparatus Aug. 22, 2006
7095918 Optical wavelength switch having planar lightwave circuit structure Aug. 22, 2006
7095919 Optical switch Aug. 22, 2006
7091057 Method of making a single-crystal-silicon 3D micromirror Aug. 15, 2006
7091647 Micromechanical device having braking mechanism Aug. 15, 2006
7092593 Microactuator device and optical switching system using the same Aug. 15, 2006
7092630 Open fiber control for optical transceivers Aug. 15, 2006
7092634 Bidirectional wavelength division multiplexed self-healing ring network composed of add fiber and drop fiber Aug. 15, 2006
7088492 Micro movable mechanism system and control method for the same Aug. 8, 2006
7088882 Wavelength cross-connect Aug. 8, 2006
7088883 Beam combination using interleaved optical plates Aug. 8, 2006
7079319 Optical signal control device and method for utilizing same Jul. 18, 2006
7079726 Microelectromechanical optical switch using bendable fibers to direct light signals Jul. 18, 2006
7079770 System and apparatus for dropping and adding optical data streams in an optical communication network Jul. 18, 2006
7076146 Variable optical attenuator Jul. 11, 2006
7072031 Alignment laser for use in cross-connects Jul. 4, 2006
7072539 Wavelength-selective 1.times.N2 switches with two-dimensional input/output fiber arrays Jul. 4, 2006
7068877 Movable mirror device, dispersion compensator, gain equalizer, and optical ADM apparatus Jun. 27, 2006
7068934 Optical interconnect Jun. 27, 2006
7060964 Reflection-mode fiber sensing devices Jun. 13, 2006











 
 
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