A novel optical buffer based on multi-loop configuration and an optical cross-point switch matrix is proposed and experimentally demonstrated with variable delay range of 1-999 times basic delay unit and dynamic reconfiguration speed in nanoseconds.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
N. Chi, Z. Wang, and S. Yu, " A Large Variable Delay, Fast Reconfigurable Optical Buffer Based on Multi-Loop Configuration and an Optical Crosspoint Switch Matrix," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFO7.
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