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Packet router architecture with multicasting capability for future optical networking
Author(s): Bernard H. L. Lee; Mohd Shahril bin Salleh; Romli Mohamad; Kaharudin Dimyati
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Paper Abstract

This paper introduces a design for a high capacity multicasting capable Optical Packet Switched Router (OPSR). It incorporates an Arrayed Waveguide Grating (AWG) as its core switching matrix to manage the ever increasing packet switched traffic within the optical network. The OPSR has the capability to switch optical packet traffic through the AWG with a switching speed of a few nano-seconds (nsec) at a bit rate of 10Gbps and above with multicasting capability. The capabilities offered by this OPSR will speed up all-optical packet switching and reduce packet latency and consequently packet loss.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 February 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5625, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems II, (11 February 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.573291
Show Author Affiliations
Bernard H. L. Lee, Telekom Research & Development (Malaysia)
Mohd Shahril bin Salleh, Telekom Research & Development (Malaysia)
Romli Mohamad, Telekom Research & Development (Malaysia)
Kaharudin Dimyati, Telekom Research & Development (Malaysia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5625:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems II
Cedric F. Lam; Wanyi Gu; Norbert Hanik; Kimio Oguchi, Editor(s)

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