What is a mechanical optical switch?

What is a mechanical optical switch?

Opto-mechanical optical switches (single-mode or multi-mode fiber optic switches) are passive components that selectively transmit an optical signal from a given input port to a given output port in a fiber optic transmission line.

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Mechanical Optical Switch | Mobile Optical Optical Switch

The mobile fiber optical switch has the advantages of simple structure, good repeatability and low insertion loss. In the input or output port of a mobile fiber, one segment of the fiber is fixed, while the other end of the fiber is active. By moving the active fiber to couple with different ports in the fixed fiber, the optical path switching is realized.

Mechanical Optical Switches | Moving Mirror Optical Switches

The optical fibers of the input and output ports are fixed, and the input light is connected to different output ports by means of a rotating spherical or plane mirror.

Mechanical Optical Switch | Mobile Sleeve Optical Switch

The mobile sleeve type optical switch means that the input or output optical fibers are respectively fixed in two sleeves, one sleeve is fixed on its base, and the other sleeve is positioned at two or more positions with high precision. , with the optical fiber moving relative to the fixed sleeve, so as to realize the conversion of the optical path.

Mechanical Optical Switch Type

There are three main types of mechanical optical switches: one is to use prism switching technology, the other is to use mirror switching technology, and the third is to switch optical paths by moving optical fibers.

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Mechanical Optical Switches , Opto-Mechanical Optical Switches redirect optical signals by mechanically moving an optical fiber or bulk optical element. It performs various operations, allowing a signal to switch from one state to another. This type of fiber optic switch is usually driven by a stepper motor.

More about 1xN Mechanical Fiber Optic Switches... A fiber optic switch represents the most dynamic single element in an optical network and traditionally exchanges data between different ports of the network.

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