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Data vortex photonic network with non-crossing control links layout
Author(s): Qimin Yang
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Paper Abstract

This paper explores better physical layouts of the routing and control links within a multi-stage packet switched photonic network known as Data Vortex network architecture. For minimum signal interference and best synchronization, the proposed physical layouts allow for a non-crossing arrangement of the electrical control links while keeping the same simple optical routing paths patterns at specified routing levels. A general guidance is given for constructing such arrangements, and several examples are given in the discussion. The modified layouts allow for an easy optical implementation for the 3-D architecture, and they enable optimized the signal quality and effective synchronization of the physical systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7989, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VIII, 798916 (10 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.888806
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Qimin Yang, Harvey Mudd College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7989:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VIII
Lena Wosinska, Editor(s)

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