Novel Architectures of Asynchronous Optical Packet Switch

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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Chen, Jiajia; Wosinska, Lena; Thyln, Lars; He, Sailing (The Royal Institute of Technology KTH/ICT, Electrum 229, Isafjordsgatan 24, 164 40 Kista, SWEDEN)
Chen, Jiajia; He, Sailing (Zhejiang University ZJU, COER/JLOC, Hangzhou 310058, CHINA)
Chen, Jiajia; Wosinska, Lena; Thyln, Lars; He, Sailing (JORCEP, Joint Research Center of Photonics of the KTH (Sweden) and ZJU (China))

We propose two asynchronous optical packet switch architectures, with efficient contention resolution based on controllable optical buffers and tunable wavelength converters TWCs. Providing a few shared optical buffers significantly boosts the performance obtained by TWCs.