Optical codes are applied to distinguish different types of information flows in optical networks. The OpMiGua architecture is investigated as a case study. Benefits of the approach are discussed with respect to previously proposed solutions.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.6718) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, circuit
(060.6719) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, packet
N. Stol, C. Raffaelli, M. Savi, and G. Cincotti, "Optical Codes for Packet Detection in the OpMiGua Switch Architecture," in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics and Photonics in Switching, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper JTuB27.
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