Novel Architectures of Asynchronous Optical Packet Switch

Konferenz: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
16.09.2007- 20.09.2007 in Berlin, Germany

Tagungsband: ECOC 2007

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Chen, Jiajia; Wosinska, Lena; Thyln, Lars; He, Sailing (The Royal Institute of Technology KTH/ICT, Electrum 229, Isafjordsgatan 24, 164 40 Kista, SWEDEN)
Chen, Jiajia; He, Sailing (Zhejiang University ZJU, COER/JLOC, Hangzhou 310058, CHINA)
Chen, Jiajia; Wosinska, Lena; Thyln, Lars; He, Sailing (JORCEP, Joint Research Center of Photonics of the KTH (Sweden) and ZJU (China))

We propose two asynchronous optical packet switch architectures, with efficient contention resolution based on controllable optical buffers and tunable wavelength converters TWCs. Providing a few shared optical buffers significantly boosts the performance obtained by TWCs.