1 × 4 all-optical packet switch at 10 Gb/s

Ping Kong Alexander Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F K Lui, Lixin Xu, Hwa Yaw Tam, M. S. Demokan

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We demonstrated a 1 × 4 all-optical packet switch with all-optical header processing at a header rate of 5 Gb/s anal payload rate of 10 Gb/s using injection-locking in a single Fabry-Pérot laser diode at each output port of the switch.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1289-1291
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2005


  • All-optical devices
  • All-optical header processing
  • All-optical packet switching
  • Fabry-Pérot laser
  • Injection-locking

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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