All-optical buffering in all-optical packet switched cross connects

Y. Liu, M.T. Hill, N. Calabretta, H. Waardt, de, G.D. Khoe, H.J.S. Dorren

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We show that optical packets can be routed in an optical fiber by using an optical threshold function that controls a wavelength converter switch. The optical threshold function is made from two coupled ring lasers. Experimental evidence is given
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849-851
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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