Continuously tunable, optically-controlled variable delay line based on dynamic Brillouin grating is exploited for automated synchronization of switching signals in a network node, enabling asynchronous contention resolution with packet priorization.
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(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.4259) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, packet-switched
(130.4815) Integrated optics : Optical switching devices
C. Porzi, S. Chin, A. Trita, F. Fresi, G. Berrettini, G. Mezosi, P. Ghelfi, G. Giuliani, L. Potì, M. Sorel, L. Thévenaz, and A. Bogoni, "All-Optical Self-Synchronizing Scheme for Contention Resolution in Asynchronous Optical Packet Switched Networks Using Continuously Tunable Optical Delay Line," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA046.
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