Multistage Interconnection Network Photonic Controller Exploiting a Cascaded SOA-based Ultrafast Module

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Andriolli, N.; Scaffardi, M.; Berrettini, G.; Castoldi, P. (Scuola Superiore SantAnna, Pisa, Italy)
Pot, L.; Bogoni, A. (CNIT, Pisa, Italy)

In this paper we exploit cascades of a single SOA-based module working up to 160Gb/s to perform alloptical control and switching operations in a multistage Batcher-Banyan photonic interconnection network with intermediate contention manager.