waveguide switch


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waveguide switch

[′wāv‚gīd ‚swich]
(electromagnetism)
A switch designed for mechanically positioning a waveguide section so as to couple it to one of several other sections in a waveguide system.
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What Is an Optical Waveguide Switch Employing Silicon Photonics?
An optical waveguide switch employing silicon photonics uses well-established silicon fabrication technology, which allows for inexpensive mass production.
It is sometimes useful for individual three-kilowatt dummy loads to be dedicated to each HPA through a waveguide switch for ease in testing and alignment, as well as immediate uplink capability.