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Optical wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) routing system for parallel computer
Author(s): Mingrui Dang; Youju Mao; Xiaolong Yang
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Paper Abstract

This paper has reported the research of a scalable wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) optical routing system applied to the interconnection between CPU and MEM of distributed parallel computer. This system is built on DWDM and the optical switch array, which can connect CPUs and MEMs in a multigigabit WDM fiber, and so take advantage of high throughput, low-latency, error-free parallel transmission. And the paper has analyzed the performances degradation arising from super-speed and multi-wavelength, and put forward practical improvement measures. Furthermore the paper has designed a dual-window DWDM experimental system, and tested the data exchange between CPU and MEM. The purpose of this paper lies in exploring an optical WDM interconnection routing system which can not only be super-capacity, and reduce the complexity in implementation technologies, and also optimize the internal structures, or even external communication mechanisms of parallel computer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4870, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications II, (11 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475568
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Mingrui Dang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Youju Mao, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Xiaolong Yang, Chongqing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4870:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communications II
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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