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Fast-tunable filter for packet-switched broadcast-and-select all-optical network
Author(s): Nina L. Taranenko; Vladimir Katsman; Richard Nottenburg; Stephen C. Tenbrink; Kevin Hsu
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Paper Abstract

A novel high-speed fiber Fabry-Perot tunable filter works fast enough (three orders of magnitude faster than commercially available ones) to allow packet switching for all-optical broadcast-and-select Wavelength Division Multiplexed network. Each node transmits at a Gb/s on dedicated wavelength over the passive-star coupler to all other nodes. The receiver at each node scans through all the wavelengths and selects signals addressed for that node.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.354971
Show Author Affiliations
Nina L. Taranenko, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Vladimir Katsman, Multilink Technology Corp. (United States)
Richard Nottenburg, Multilink Technology Corp. (United States)
Stephen C. Tenbrink, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Kevin Hsu, Micron Optics Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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