Present-day networks are being challenged by dramatic increases in bandwidth demand of emerging applications. We will explore a new transport, ”optical flow switching”, that will enable significant growth, power-efficiency and cost-effective scalability of next-generation networks.
© 2010 IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Photonics Society, OSA, Telcordia
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
V. Chan, "Optical Flow Switching," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper OWI6.
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