By Topic

Demonstration of an Integrated Buffer for an All-Optical Packet Router

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

6 Author(s)

We demonstrate an integrated optical buffer, fabricated in silica, with data storage up to 100 ns. The buffer consists of an array of waveguide delays between matched arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) routers and is designed for an all-optical packet router where buffering is required to resolve packet contention. By changing the incoming signal wavelength, the output port of the first AWG router is selected, thereby selecting a storage time in the buffer. All buffer channels have been demonstrated at 40 Gb/s with error-free operation and penalties of ~ 2-4 dB for bit-error rate =1times10-9.

Published in:

Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:21 ,  Issue: 12 )