First Demonstration of a Prototype Hybrid Optoelectronic Router
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication - Post Deadline Papers
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Takenouchi, H.; Urata, R.; Nakahara, T.; Segawa, T.; Ishikawa, H.; Takahashi, R. (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)
We have developed an 8x8 hybrid optoelectronic router prototype that optimally utilizes both optical and electrical technologies, with the ability to process 10-Gbps arbitrary-length asynchronous optical packets. With it, we demonstrate error-free operation and dramatically reduced power and latency.