An all-optical packet-switched ring network

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

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We demonstrated an all-optical packet add-drop node for a uni-directional all-optical packet-switched ring network. All-optical add, drop, and clearance of packets are performed based on all-optical processing of packet headers. The header and payload rates are 5 Gb/s and 10 Gb/s respectively.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
Event2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200527 May 2005


Conference2005 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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