Table of contents for Optical switching / edited by T.S. El-Bawab.


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Part I: Introduction. -Preliminaries and Terminologies.- Part II: Optical Switching Technologies. -Lithium Niobate Electro-Optic Switching. -Acousto-Optic Switching. -Thermo-Optic Switching. -Liquid Crystal Based Optical Switching. -MEMS Based Optical Switching. -Optical Switching with SOAs. -Other Optical Switching Technologies.- Part III: Optical Switching Fabrics, Systems and Networks. -Planar Optical Space Switch Architectures. -Switch Fabric Control. -Optical Switching in Communications Networks. -Protection and Restoration Architectures. -Optical Packet Switching and Burst Switching.- Closing Remarks.


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Packet switching (Data transmission)