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173 picosecond wavelength switching of four WDM channels using an OTDM channel selector

Wang, Bing C. and Baby, V. and Xu, Lei and Glesk, I. and Prucnal, P.R. (2002) 173 picosecond wavelength switching of four WDM channels using an OTDM channel selector. In: 2002 IEEE/LEOS Summer Topics, 2002-07-15 - 2002-07-17.

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Abstract

Summary form only given. We demonstrated fast wavelength switching using an OTDM channel selector and a TOAD, with an average latency of 173ps and a maximum latency of 320ps. This system has potential applications in a low latency wavelength converter or wavelength router. By replacing the local source with our system, a wavelength converter can change the wavelength at its output within a few bit periods.