Fujitsu Develops Optical Switch that Cuts Power Consumption by Half

Kawasaki, Japan (November 9, 2010) – Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced that it has been able to halve the power consumption of an optical waveguide switch based on silicon photonics(1) through the world’s first use of fine-patterned silicon germanium (SiGe) for this application, rather than conventional silicon (Si). This achievement will allow for high-speed optical switches capable of operating across a wide range of wavelengths, while featuring the world’s... Read More