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Photonic time-switching using semiconductor optical amplifier gates and fiber delay line optical buffer
Author(s): P. Gavignet-Morin; Dominique Chiaroni; Jean-Baptiste Jacob; G. Da Loura; Jean Michael Gabriagues; B. Fernier
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Paper Abstract

We have demonstrated photonic packet switching in the time domain using semiconductor optical gates and a four-fiber delay lines optical buffer. Less than 1 dB penalty has been observed at a 600 Mbit/s rate, although no guard bands were inserted between packets to be switched.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 1993
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1807, Photonic Switching, (28 June 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147951
Show Author Affiliations
P. Gavignet-Morin, Alcatel CIT (France)
Dominique Chiaroni, Alcatel CIT (France)
Jean-Baptiste Jacob, Alcatel CIT (France)
G. Da Loura, Alcatel Alsthom Recherche (France)
Jean Michael Gabriagues, Alcatel Alsthom Recherche (France)
B. Fernier, Alcatel Alsthom Recherche (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1807:
Photonic Switching
Andrey M. Goncharenko; Fedor V. Karpushko; George V. Sinitsyn; Sergey P. Apanasevich, Editor(s)

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