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Analysis of all-optical buffers for high-speed WDM networks
Author(s): Ankur Goyal; Banmali S. Rawat
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Paper Abstract

The possible improvement in the performance of networks without electro/optical conversion has been investigated by introducing optical memories. In particular, different buffering methods are presented, where optical signal is stored in the memory blocks. The need to process signals at electrical level limits the performance of transmission links or computing systems. This limit can be overcome through the introduction of all optical processing, thus avoiding the electro/optical conversion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 April 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5445, Microwave and Optical Technology 2003, (7 April 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.558073
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Ankur Goyal, Univ. of Nevada/Reno (United States)
Banmali S. Rawat, Univ. of Nevada/Reno (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5445:
Microwave and Optical Technology 2003
Jaromir Pistora; Kamil Postava; Miroslav Hrabovsky; Banmali S. Rawat, Editor(s)

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