Development of MEMS-based optical surge suppressor

Toru Hirata, Ichiro Mitama, Masahiro Abe, Kikuo Makita, Kazuhiro Shiba, Kazuhiro Hane, Minoru Sasaki

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


A MEMS-based optical surge suppressor is proposed. The device consists of MEMSshutter and photovoltaic detector that triggers the shutter through in-line monitoring of surge light around power level of 10dBm with insertion loss of 1.5dB.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)1557527849, 9781557527844
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jan 1
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2005 - Anaheim, CA, United States
Duration: 2005 Mar 62005 Mar 6

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2005
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityAnaheim, CA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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