We demonstrate 1×5 broadband WDM optical packet routing with monolithically integrated phased-array switch on InP. Using a synchronized eight-port current driver, error-free forwarding of 8 × 40-Gbps multi-colored packet is achieved with <25-mA current injection.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices
(060.6719) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, packet
T. Tanemura, K. Takeda, and Y. Nakano, "320-Gbps Wavelength-Multiplexed 1x5 Optical Packet Switching Using Broadband InP Phased-Array Switch," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OMU3.
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