TDM 100Gbit/s packet switching in an optical shufflenet

Yu, B. Y. and Runser, R.J. and Toliver, P. and Deng, K.-L. and Zhou, Deyu and Chang, T.G and Seo, S. W. and Kang, K.I. and Glesk, Ivan and Prucnal, P.R. (1997) TDM 100Gbit/s packet switching in an optical shufflenet. In: Photonics in Switching. Technical Digest Series, 10 . Optical Society of America, pp. 33-36. ISBN 9781557524973

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    Abstract

    In this paper we present an OTDM multihop prototype network developed in the Lightwave Communication Laboratory at Princeton University. Employing a new self-routing scheme with special address coding suitable for optical packet switching, we demonstrate 100 Gbit/s optical packet switching in an 8-node transparent shufflenetwork which offers extremely high bandwidth and low latency. Our design has also made the network highly scalable, the results from the performance studies of this network can be extended to many other multihop network topologies of larger sizes.