Scalability Study of a Prototype 640Gbit/s/port Optical Packet Switch for Network Applications

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zsigmond, Szilárd (Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Magyar tud. krt. 2, 1117, Bp, Hungary)
Furukawa, Hideaki; Wada, Naoya; Miyazaki, Tetsuya (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan)

We investigate the scalability of a prototype 640Gbit/s/port optical packet switched system. Based on the expected new component parameters by extensive simulations a scalability of 8 nodes is demonstrated for the worst case scenario.