Queue management in an interface optical buffer is demonstrated via interoperability with an optical packet switched network. Cross-layer signaling is employed between the input buffer and network to dynamically and error-free reroute dropped wavelength-striped packets.
© 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
(200.4490) Optics in computing : Optical buffers
C. P. Lai, H. Wang, and K. Bergman, "Interface Optical Buffer and Packet-Switched Network Cross-Layer Signaling Demonstration," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OThI5.