Self-synchronization scheme for OTDM packet signal using a symmetric mach zehnder switch

Ngah, Razali and Ghassemlooy, Zabih (2005) Self-synchronization scheme for OTDM packet signal using a symmetric mach zehnder switch. In: 13th IEEE International Conference on Networks jointly held with the 2005 7th IEEE Malaysia International Conference on Communications, 16th - 18th November 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICON.2005.1635486

Abstract

The key issue in being able to implement efficient all-optical switching/routing is the ability to carry out synchronization between the switching node and the incoming packets. In this paper we report the simulation results of all optical clock recovery scheme for packet-level self-synchronization using a single symmetric Mach-Zehnder (SMZ) switch. Simulation results demonstrate that clock recovery is successfully carried out employing SMZ switches with high on-off ratio and low crosstalk. On-off ratio for different packets separation has been carried out, showing that long packets separation results in a higher on-off ratio.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: All-optical switch; Crosstalk; On-off ratio; Self-synchronization
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2015 10:21
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 11:35
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/20103

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