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Implementation of Digital Optical Switches and Signal Routers for High-Speed Communication

Hosted By: Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group

30 June 2023 8:30 - 9:30

Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

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In this webinar hosted by the Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group, Santosh Kumar will discuss the efficient application of the Mach–Zehnder interferometer (MZI) structure in the building of well-known digital logic gates.

Dr. Kumar will discuss the impact of the different voltages of each electrode on the performance of MZI. It has been found that power transmission is switched in response to variations in electrode voltage. The results are essential for the implementation of optical digital logic gates and reversible gates, as well as for the signal routers. There is a commercial demand of optical gates and signal routers in dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM).

Subject Matter Level: Introductory - Assumes little previous knowledge of the topic

What You Will Learn:
• Role of optical digital switches and routers in DWDM application
• Design constraints of optical digital switches
• Implementation of optical digital switches and routers

Who Should Attend:
• Undergraduate
• Postgraduate
• Ph.D.

About the Presenter: Santosh Kumar from the Liaocheng University 

Santosh Kumar received the Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, Dhanbad, India in 2014. He is currently an Associate Professor with Liaocheng University, Liaocheng, China. His current research interests include optical fiber sensors, nano and biophotonics, photonic and plasmonic devices, and waveguides and interferometers. He has published more than 250 high-quality research articles in national and international SCI journals and conferences. He has reviewed over 1400 SCI journals published by IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, OPTICA, SPIE, Wiley, ACS, and Nature up to this point. Dr. Kumar is a Fellow of SPIE, and Senior Member of IEEE, SPIE and OPTICA. He is an OPTICA Traveling Lecturer. He has served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Sensors Journal, and
Biomedical Optics Express.

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