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Ultrafast multihop packet-switched optical time-division multiplexing: components and systems
Author(s): Paul Toliver; Ivan Glesk; Robert J. Runser; Kung-Li Deng; Koo Il Kang; Paul R. Prucnal
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Paper Abstract

Ultrafast processing techniques for the implementation of high-speed all-optical packet-switched networks are reviewed. Some of the key technologies required for building the next generation of highspeed interconnection networks include ultrafast packet generation, high-speed packet demultiplexing, and efficient packet routing. A review of recent component, subsystem, and system development as well as experimental demonstrations being conducted at Princeton University is presented to illustrate some of the capabilities of these technologies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 37(12) doi: 10.1117/1.602004
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 37, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Paul Toliver, Princeton University (United States)
Ivan Glesk, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Robert J. Runser, Princeton University (United States)
Kung-Li Deng, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Koo Il Kang, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Paul R. Prucnal, Princeton Univ. (United States)

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