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Architectures for optical TDM switching
Author(s): David Kennedy Hunter; Peter E. Barnsley; Ivan Andonovic; Brian Culshaw
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes some novel architectures for optical TDM switching, and an experimental system working at 720 Mb/s; this includes a complete BER characterization. The architectures are composed of 2 X 2 optical switches and delay lines. The trade-offs between the various factors affecting their design are explored, and a wide range of architectures are presented suitable for different applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1787, Multigigabit Fiber Communications, (17 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.139310
Show Author Affiliations
David Kennedy Hunter, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Peter E. Barnsley, British Telecom Research Labs. (United Kingdom)
Ivan Andonovic, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)
Brian Culshaw, Univ. of Strathclyde (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1787:
Multigigabit Fiber Communications
Leonid G. Kazovsky; Karen Liu, Editor(s)

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