An architecture for an integrated low-power, high-bandwidth optical interconnection network based on microring resonator technology is presented. The layout of the non-blocking network is described and a simulation-based performance evaluation is conducted.
© 2008 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
H. Wang, M. Petracca, A. Biberman, B. G. Lee, L. P. Carloni, and K. Bergman, "Nanophotonic Optical Interconnection Network Architecture for On-Chip and Off-Chip Communications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA92.
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