Optical self-routing of 12.5-Gbit/s time-division multiplexed data.

Philippe A. Perrier, Paul R. Prucnal

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Abstract

The authors report on experimental demonstration at 12.5 Gbaud of a bandwidth-efficient technique for optical control of a photonic switching element using optical time-division multiplexing. Routing decisions are made on a bit-by-bit basis. Since the destination address is encoded in the position of the information bit within a time frame, the bandwidth is used more efficiently than in the previous case of spread-spectrum self-routing. The structure and operation of the switch are described. Although an electrooptic gate was used as a switching element, the procedure is readily extended to an N × N photonic switch. The results are also expected to apply to packet and circuit switching.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO 88 Conf Lasers Electro Opt 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 7
PublisherPubl by IEEE
ISBN (Print)155752033X
StatePublished - Dec 1 1988
Externally publishedYes

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NameCLEO 88 Conf Lasers Electro Opt 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 7

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Perrier, P. A., & Prucnal, P. R. (1988). Optical self-routing of 12.5-Gbit/s time-division multiplexed data. In CLEO 88 Conf Lasers Electro Opt 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 7 (CLEO 88 Conf Lasers Electro Opt 1988 Tech Dig Ser Vol 7). Publ by IEEE.