AOLS node with sequential address generation and label recognition

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Caenegem, Ruth Van; Colle, Didier; Pickavet, Mario; Demeester, Piet (Ghent University - IBBT - IMEC, Dep. of Information Technology, Gaston Crommenlaan 8, 9050 Gent, Belgium)

This paper proposes an all-optical counter, built out of MZI switches. Due to the counter, all-optical labels can be checked sequentially. A dimensioning study shows how it improves the AOLS nodes scalability.