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Slow and Fast Light
Washington, DC United States
July 23, 2006
ISBN: 1-55752-816-0
System Performance (WB)

Slow Light Buffers for Optical Packet Switching: Power Dissipation and Footprint

Rodney S. Tucker

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/SL.2006.WB1


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Abstract

We investigate scaling characteristics of slow-light optical buffers for optical packet switching, and compare slow-light buffers with future 22-mn eDRAM SiCMOS buffers. Dissipated energy per bit stored in slow-light buffers increases quadratically with capacity.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage

Citation
R. S. Tucker, "Slow Light Buffers for Optical Packet Switching: Power Dissipation and Footprint," in Slow and Fast Light, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper WB1.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=SL-2006-WB1


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