System Performance Assessment of a Monolithically Integrated WDM Cross-Connect Switch for Optical Data Centre Networks

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Calabretta, Nicola; Miao, Wang; Prifti, Kristif; Williams, Kevin (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands)

We assess the system performance of a photonic integrated 4x4x4lambda WDM cross-connect switch with nanoseconds wavelength, space, time switching operation. Experimental results show error-free dynamic switching of 10 Gb/s, 20 Gb/s, and 40 Gb/s data packets with <2dB penalty.