A packet format employed in optical packet switching (OPS) networks is proposed. The performance of block synchronization of the burst-ode optical packets is analyzed. Based on the analysis, the length of overhead synchronization bits is optimized to achieve high framing efficiency.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4259) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, packet-switched
(060.6719) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, packet
S. Zheng, M. Chen, M. Xin, H. Chen, and S. Xie, "Optimized Block Synchronization of Optical Packet Overhead in OPS Networks," in Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper FAA3.
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