All Optical Recognition of 36 SAC-Labels with 12.5 GHz minimum Bin Separation using a Single Correlator for Optical Label Switching

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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RosasFernndez, J. B.; Mathlouthi, W.; LaRochelle, S.; Rusch, L. A. (Centre doptique, photonique et laser (COPL), Universit Laval, QC, Canada)
RosasFernndez, J. B.; Presi, M.; White, I. H. (Centre for Photonic Communication Systems, Trumpington Street, CB2 1 PZ, University of Cambridge, UK)
Presi, M. (Scuola Superiore StantAnna. Via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124, Pisa, Italy)

We demonstrate a 36-code spectral-amplitude-code family for optical-label recognition. A nonlinear device followed by a 12.5 GHz channel AWG generates a control signal for all-optical switching of a 40Gbps payload among up to 36 ports.