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WEST (WDM and electronic switching technology) project: 40 Gb/s WDM system review
Author(s): David B. Huff; Thomas P. Schrans; Keh-Chung Wang; Kenneth D. Pedrotti; A. Price; Dolly Wu; John Edward Bowers; Sheng Z. Zhang; Peter M. Asbeck; Andre Metzger
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Paper Abstract

Formed in January 1995, WEST is a DARPA-supported consortium investigating technologies for implementing add-drop and cross-connect switches operating at 10 Gbit/s. Using wavelength division multiplexing (WDM), each fiber supports 40 Gbit/s (4 by 10 Gbit/s) aggregate bandwidth for SONET/SDH operation. Consortium members include Rockwell Corporation, Ortel Corporation, UCSB, UCSD, UCLA, and Caltech/JPL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 April 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3038, High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication, (10 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271445
Show Author Affiliations
David B. Huff, Ortel Corp. (United States)
Thomas P. Schrans, Ortel Corp. (United States)
Keh-Chung Wang, Rockwell Science Ctr. (United States)
Kenneth D. Pedrotti, Rockwell Science Ctr. (United States)
A. Price, Rockwell Science Ctr. (United States)
Dolly Wu, Rockwell Science Ctr. (United States)
John Edward Bowers, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
Sheng Z. Zhang, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
Peter M. Asbeck, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Andre Metzger, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3038:
High-Speed Semiconductor Lasers for Communication
Norman S. Kwong; Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, Editor(s)

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