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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 12 — Dec. 10, 2010
  • pp: 1120–1123

Design of a practical optical cross-connect with limited-range wavelength conversion

Zichun Le, Zhijun Zhu, Minglei Fu, and Jun Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 12, pp. 1120-1123 (2010)

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The architecture of and the corresponding control algorithm for a devised optical cross-connect, limitedrange wavelength converision wavelength interchangeable cross-connect (L-WIXC), are presented. The performances of L-WIXC including blocking probability, switching time, and throughput are simulated. Cost comparison with wavelength selective cross-connect (WSXC) and WIXC is calculated. Key optical parameters, such as crosstalk, eye diagram, bit error rate, and linear Q factor, are measured and discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4253) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, circuit-switched
(060.4259) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, packet-switched
(060.6719) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, packet

Zichun Le, Zhijun Zhu, Minglei Fu, and Jun Chen, "Design of a practical optical cross-connect with limited-range wavelength conversion," Chin. Opt. Lett. 8, 1120-1123 (2010)

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