VMAPS: a Versatile Medium Access Control and Processing System for an Optical WDM Metro Ring Network

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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Yuang, Maria C. (Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan)
Wang, Ya-Shian (Telecommunication Laboratories, Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd., Taoyuan, Taiwan)
Lin, Yu-Min (Information & Communications Research Labs, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan)

We present the design/experimentation of a versatile medium-access control and processing system (VMAPS) for optical packet-switched WDM networks. VMAPS achieves exceptional MAC performance and enables optical parallel headers to be modified via wavelength-to-time conversion.