Reconfigurable all-optical header recognition for packet switched networks

Tian, C., Zhang, Z., Roelens, M.A.F., Ibsen, M., Petropoulos, P. and Richardson, D.J. (2005) Reconfigurable all-optical header recognition for packet switched networks. In, e-Photon/ONE Summer School, Pisa & Cesenatico, Italy, 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2005.


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We report on an optical packet switching system with a code-reconfigurable switching node. Packet headers are generated and decoded in an all-optical fashion using fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs). The reconfigurable 15-chip, 25ps/chip quaternary phase coding decoder is based on a uniform FBG, the code of which can be changed dynamically by thermally inducing appropriate phase shifts. We present characterization results on the code-reconfigurable FBG device as well as performance evaluation of the switching system.

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 42419
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Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2006
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2016 13:23

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