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Number: 385/22
Name: Optical waveguides > With optical coupler > Switch (i.e., switching from one terminal to another, not modulation) > Single pole multiple throw (relay switch)
Description: Subject matter wherein the optical switch operates to selectively couple light from a single input waveguide to any one of a plurality of output waveguides.










Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8693820 Flat optical waveguide with connections to channel and input optical waveguides Apr. 8, 2014
8538210 Micro free-space WDM device Sep. 17, 2013
8503056 Bias point control circuit for externally modulated transmitter Aug. 6, 2013
8483526 Micro-size optical switch on silicon-on-insulator platform Jul. 9, 2013
8478090 Optical waveguide device and manufacturing method of optical waveguide device Jul. 2, 2013
8467641 System and method for using planar device to generate and steer light beam Jun. 18, 2013
8406583 Fiber optic jack and connector Mar. 26, 2013
8401349 Method for providing an automated patch panel Mar. 19, 2013
8326096 Low switching voltage, fast time response digital optical switch Dec. 4, 2012
8195016 Optical fiber switch including an index matching elastomeric solid layer and related methods Jun. 5, 2012
8175425 Method and apparatus for providing an automated patch panel May. 8, 2012
8175426 Optical fiber switch including an index matching elastomeric solid layer providing core and cladding index of refraction matching and related methods May. 8, 2012
8155484 All-optical devices and methods for data processing Apr. 10, 2012
8139904 Method and apparatus for implementing optical deflection switching using coupled resonators Mar. 20, 2012
8131123 Beam steering element and associated methods for manifold fiberoptic switches and monitoring Mar. 6, 2012
8131124 Optical guided mode spatial switches and their fabrication Mar. 6, 2012
8125701 Optical switch Feb. 28, 2012
8064036 Liquid crystal optical switch configured to reduce polarization dependent loss Nov. 22, 2011
8055106 Optical communication device including a digital optical switch Nov. 8, 2011
7974502 Optical module and optical switch Jul. 5, 2011
7929108 Optical switching device with reconfigurable channel spacing Apr. 19, 2011
7826697 System and method for asymmetrical fiber spacing for wavelength selective switches Nov. 2, 2010
7787720 Wavelength selective reconfigurable optical cross-connect Aug. 31, 2010
7778506 Multi-port monolithic RF MEMS switches and switch matrices Aug. 17, 2010
7769255 High port count instantiated wavelength selective switch Aug. 3, 2010
7760972 Multiport switch for optical performance monitor Jul. 20, 2010
7724993 MEMS switches with deforming membranes May. 25, 2010
7720329 Segmented prism element and associated methods for manifold fiberoptic switches May. 18, 2010
7702200 Waveguide grating optical router suitable for CWDM Apr. 20, 2010
7696901 Methods and apparatus for photonic power conversion downhole Apr. 13, 2010
7656568 Optical switch using frequency-based addressing in a microelectromechanical systems array Feb. 2, 2010
7646947 Optical switch Jan. 12, 2010
7639910 Optical module and method of packaging the same Dec. 29, 2009
7620275 Integrated polarization splitter/combiner Nov. 17, 2009
7570847 Method of forming an optical switch Aug. 4, 2009
7561766 Thin film interleaver Jul. 14, 2009
7561767 Liquid crystal waveguide having refractive shapes for dynamically controlling light Jul. 14, 2009
7548669 Optical gate array device Jun. 16, 2009
7529454 Photonic crystal surface states May. 5, 2009
7522789 Optical switches and actuators Apr. 21, 2009
7508574 Apparatus for providing optical radiation Mar. 24, 2009
7499608 Apparatus and method for optical switching with liquid crystals and birefringent wedges Mar. 3, 2009
7477813 Multi-beam light source, method for manufacturing the same, light scanning unit using the same, and image forming apparatus using the same Jan. 13, 2009
7474818 Optical switch and method of using the same Jan. 6, 2009
7457493 Multi-beam multi-aperture optical beam steering module Nov. 25, 2008
7454099 Optical channel shifting device Nov. 18, 2008
7444042 Optical switch Oct. 28, 2008
7428357 Integrated optical splitter system Sep. 23, 2008
7428362 Photonic crystal surface states Sep. 23, 2008
7403690 Photonic crystal surface states Jul. 22, 2008

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