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A Multiport Microsecond Optical Circuit Switch for Data Center Networking

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We experimentally evaluate the network-level switching time of a functional 23-host prototype hybrid optical circuit-switched/electrical packet-switched network for datacenters called Mordia (Microsecond Optical Research Datacenter Interconnect Architecture). This hybrid network uses a standard electrical packet switch and an optical circuit-switched architecture based on a wavelength-selective switch that has a measured mean port-to-port network reconfiguration time of 11.5 $mu{rm s}$ including the signal acquisition by the network interface card. Using multiple parallel rings, we show that this architecture can scale to support the large bisection bandwidth required for future datacenters.

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Photonics Technology Letters, IEEE  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 16 )

Date of Publication:

Aug.15, 2013

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