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Reconfigurable all-optical header recognition for packet switched networks

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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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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 At e-Photon/ONE Summer School. 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2005.

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Published date: 2005
Venue - Dates: e-Photon/ONE Summer School, 2005-08-30 - 2005-09-02

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Local EPrints ID: 42419
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/42419
PURE UUID: f85bd98d-7ada-49c4-856d-b418ac862399
ORCID for P. Petropoulos: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1576-8034

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Date deposited: 13 Dec 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:22

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Author: C. Tian
Author: Z. Zhang
Author: M.A.F. Roelens
Author: M. Ibsen
Author: P. Petropoulos ORCID iD
Author: D.J. Richardson

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