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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editor: Richard A. Linke
  • Vol. 6, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2007
  • pp: 112–120

Multiple-wavelength integrated photonic networks based on microring resonator devices

Benjamin A. Small, Benjamin G. Lee, Keren Bergman, Qianfan Xu, and Michal Lipson  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Networking, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 112-120 (2007)

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<p><a href="http://www.osa-jon.org/virtual_issue.cfm?vid=28">Feature Issue on Nanoscale Integrated Photonics for Optical Networks</a></p>Microring resonator devices implemented on silicon and silicon-on-insulator substrates have a unique potential to be used in high-bandwidth multiple-wavelength integrated photonic networks. A scheme for the wavelength allocation is proposed, and its feasibility is verified experimentally. The important system-level trade-offs that result from the proposed scheme, including those among bandwidth, device footprint, and electrical power consumption, are discussed as well.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(130.6750) Integrated optics : Systems
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Nanoscale Integrated Photonics for Optical Networks

Original Manuscript: August 28, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: November 24, 2006
Published: January 11, 2007

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Nanoscale Integrated Photonics for Optical Networks (2006) Journal of Optical Networking

Benjamin A. Small, Benjamin G. Lee, Keren Bergman, Qianfan Xu, and Michal Lipson, "Multiple-wavelength integrated photonic networks based on microring resonator devices," J. Opt. Netw. 6, 112-120 (2007)

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