All-optical packet-switched routing based on pulse-position-modulated address

Chiang, Ming-Feng, Ghassemlooy, Zabih, Le Minh, Hoa and Ng, Wai Pang (2007) All-optical packet-switched routing based on pulse-position-modulated address. In: WOC 2007 - 7th IASTED International Conferences on Wireless and Optical Communications, 30th May - 1st June 2007, Montreal, Canada.

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The paper presents a node architecture for an all-optical packet router where packet header address and the routing table formats are based on the pulse position modulation (PPM). A single bit-wise AND gate is used for correlation of a packet header address with the PPM based routing table (PPRT) entries, thus resulting in reduced processing time and system complexity. It is also shown that the proposed scheme offer unicast/multi-cast/broadcast transmitting capabilities. We show that the optical power of the correlated packet header address and the switched signal on-off contrast ratio largely depend on the switching window width and the timing offset of the PPM header address.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2018 11:45
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 21:31

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