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Experimental demonstration of optical packet assembly and segmentation for gigabit ethernet optical label switching networks
Author(s): Zhicheng Sui; Shilin Xiao; Qingji Zeng; Zhide Heng
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Paper Abstract

A multi-wavelength optical label switching test-bed is introduced. The optical label is constructed by a series of optical pulses with different wavelengths that are in the same WDM optical channel. High speed optical switches and DSP chips are used to process the optical label signal. The four-node programmable optical label switching network is demonstrated by transmitting PC capture signal and multimedia video flow with standard Gigabit Ethernet frame. Furthermore, an optical packet assembly and segmentation method is proposed for Gigabit Ethernet Optical Label Switching networks. Two timers are used to realize the exact timing on microsecond magnitude between optical label and programmable optical Ethernet packet. The experimental system executes the real time process and the Gigabit Ethernet data packets with optical label are switching and transmitting successfully. The optical packet programmable method enhances bandwidth utilization and throughput, increases the intelligence, flexibility and multi-service bearing ability of the Optical Label Switching network.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 December 2005
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6022, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications III, 60223W (5 December 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.635911
Show Author Affiliations
Zhicheng Sui, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Shilin Xiao, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Qingji Zeng, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)
Zhide Heng, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6022:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications III
Kwok-wai Cheung; Gee-Kung Chang; Guangcheng Li; Ken-Ichi Sato, Editor(s)

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