Low Latency Optical Label Switched Add-Drop Node for Multi-Tb/s Data Center Interconnect Metro 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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Miao, Wang; Weerdenburg, John van; Uden, Roy van; Waardt, Huug de; Koonen, Ton; Okonkwo, Chigo; Calabretta, Nicola (COBRA Research Institute, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands)

We demonstrate an optical label-switched add-drop node with Terabit/s channels and submicrosecond switching for data center interconnect metro networks. Experiments show excellent scalability with limited performance degradation up to 15 nodes and 2.688 Tb/s capacity.