A 4×4 fully implemented photonic interconnection network is experimentally demonstrated. The network routes 60 Gb/s wavelength-striped packets (6×10 Gb/s) error-free in the optical domain, resolves contentions, and detects dropped packets via a unique acknowledgement protocol.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.4650) Optics in computing : Optical interconnects
A. Shacham, H. Wang, and K. Bergman, " Experimental Demonstration of a Complete SPINet Optical Packet Switched Interconnection Network," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OThF7.
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