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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1994
  • pp: 515–517

Minimum-complexity free-space optical nonblocking networks for multicast interconnect applications

Yao Li, Ting Wang, Z. George Pan, and Jacob Sharony  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 8, pp. 515-517 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.000515


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Abstract

It was believed that, for strictly nonblocking multicast and broadcast interconnect operations to be achieved, a switching network had to have a minimum of N2 switching states, i.e., a crossbar-type switch. A novel system concept that reduces the switching complexity while maintaining nonblocking multicast networking is proposed and experimentally demonstrated.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: October 15, 1993
Published: April 15, 1994

Citation
Yao Li, Jacob Sharony, Ting Wang, and Z. George Pan, "Minimum-complexity free-space optical nonblocking networks for multicast interconnect applications," Opt. Lett. 19, 515-517 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-8-515

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