Optical Cross Connect Based on WDM and Space-Division Multiplexing

Y. D. Jin, M. Kavehrad

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    Abstract

    A new optical cross connect based on WDM and space-division multiplexing is proposed. Optical space-division switches are used to interconnect WDM active routing cross connects to make a large scale optical cross connect employing wavelength reuse. The system can be implemented without the technological challenges faced by simple, WDM optical cross con-nects. The switching capacity of the system, constructed presently, can be over one terabit per second at a line rate of 10 Gb/s. 1041-1135/9504.00

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1300-1302
    Number of pages3
    JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
    Volume7
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 1995

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    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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