We analyze the performance of a packet switch in a wavelength division multiplexed network employing reduced sets of limited-range wavelength converters. Optimal operation is achieved by trading off conversion range and number of converters.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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R. E. Gordon, L. R. Chen, and M. Coates, " Analysis of a WDM Packet Switch with a Reduced Set of Limited-Range Wavelength Converters," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWB3.
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