We experimentally demonstrate the feasibility and dynamic switching performance of a 448 x 448 AWGR-based OXC with nanoseconds switching speed. To our knowledge, such a port-count is unprecedented for such switches.
© 2010 IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Photonics Society, OSA, Telcordia
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(200.0200) Optics in computing : Optics in computing
(200.6715) Optics in computing : Switching
(060.6719) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, packet
Y. Yeo, Z. Xu, C. Liaw, D. Wang, Y. Wang, and T. Cheng, "A 448 x 448 Optical Cross-Connect for High-Performance Computers and Multi-Terabit/s Routers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OMP6.