We have demonstrated all-optical packet add-drop for all-optical packet-switched networks. Intelligent all-optical add-drop of packets is performed, based on all-optical processing of packet headers. The header and payload rates are 5 and 10 Gbits/s, respectively.
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P. K. A. Wai, Lixin Xu, L. F. K. Lui, L. Y. Chan, C. C. Lee, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, "All-optical add-drop node for optical packet-switched networks," Opt. Lett. 30, 1515-1517 (2005)