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Novel ultrascalable optical core switch (OCS) system with integrated DWDM transport
Author(s): Rang-Chen Yu; Chien-Yu Kuo
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Paper Abstract

With advent of escalating internet data traffic demand, the optical networks are migrating to more data-centric, dynamic and intelligent networks. Optical core switch (OCS) that effectively provides DWDM wavelength level switching emerges as the key enabler for the next generation optical internet. We proposed and developed a novel ultra-scalable optical core switching system incorporating wide range tunable laser for wavelength switching and simple 1xM photonic switch for fiber switching. The system provides flexible wavelength switching and DWDM transport in a single network element, and offer ultra-scalability to transport and switching from single to over 1000 wavelengths with total capacity over 10 Tbps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 October 2001
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4582, Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection, (18 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445104
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Rang-Chen Yu, Cinta Networks, Inc. (United States)
Chien-Yu Kuo, Cinta Networks, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4582:
Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection
Lih-Yuan Lin; Shulian Zhang, Editor(s)

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