Performance evaluation of a SOA-based rack-to-rack switch for optical interconnects exploiting NRZ-DPSK

F. Karinou, R. Borkowski, K. Prince, I. Roudas, I. Tafur Monroy, K. Vlachos

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Abstract

We experimentally study the transmission performance of 10-Gb/s NRZ-DPSK through concatenated AWG MUX/DMUXs and SOAs employed in an optimized 64×64 optical supercomputer interconnect architecture. NRZ-DPSK offers 9-dB higher dynamic range compared to conventional IM/DD.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2012 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2012
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-950-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes
Event2012 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2012 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 16 Sep 201220 Sep 2012

Conference

Conference2012 38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications, ECOC 2012
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period16/09/1220/09/12

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