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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 26 — Dec. 25, 2006
  • pp: 12665–12669

Packet-level synchronization scheme for optical packet switched network nodes

D. Petrantonakis, D. Apostolopoulos, O. Zouraraki, D. Tsiokos, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 26, pp. 12665-12669 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.012665


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Abstract

We demonstrate an all-optical, self-synchronization scheme for optical packet switched network nodes. It provides both the packet clock signal and the packet beginning, marker pulse. The circuit uses two hybridly integrated MZI switches and has been evaluated with synchronous, asynchronous and variable length, data packets at 10 Gb/s. It is compact and requires relatively low energies to operate.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 6, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 9, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 19, 2006
Published: December 22, 2006

Citation
D. Petrantonakis, D. Apostolopoulos, O. Zouraraki, D. Tsiokos, P. Bakopoulos, and H. Avramopoulos, "Packet-level synchronization scheme for optical packet switched network nodes," Opt. Express 14, 12665-12669 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-26-12665


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