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Multi-pipeline optical interconnection network for distributed computing
Author(s): Wencai Jing; Yimo Zhang; Ge Zhou; Haifeng Li; Zhaohui Li; Hongxia Zhang; Xiaoming Man
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Paper Abstract

A multi-pipeline optical interconnection network for distributed computing system has been designed. Each sub-layer network is connected to the ring with an access node (AN), which can transmit data at every wavelength with a tunable laser diode. The data transmission speed at each wavelength is 1.25 Gbit/s. With 8 wavelengths, a total bandwidth of 10 Gbit/s can be obtained. Each AN only receives a certain wavelength. With a band pass filter, the desired optical signal can be dropped down. Pipelining data transmission is achieved among different wavelengths. This network is a multi-pipeline structure. So the communication latency and communication overheads can be decreased. Meanwhile, the ring topology has good scalability. The scale of the network can be expanded adopting more wavelengths at each access node.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 September 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4907, Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection II, (3 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482290
Show Author Affiliations
Wencai Jing, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Yimo Zhang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Ge Zhou, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Haifeng Li, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Zhaohui Li, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Hongxia Zhang, Tianjin Univ. (China)
Xiaoming Man, Tianjin Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4907:
Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection II
Lih-Yuan Lin; Yimo Zhang; Kimio Oguchi, Editor(s)

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