A regenerative optical grooming switch for interconnecting 100 Gbit/s networks with lower bit-rate networks and switching functionality in time, space and wavelength domain is demonstrated. Lab and field demonstrations show the feasibility of the new concept. Q-factors above 20 dB are reported.
|Title of host publication||Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems II|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2010|
|Event||Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems II - San Francisco, CA, United States|
Duration: 27 Jan 2010 → 28 Jan 2010
|Name||Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering|
|Conference||Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems II|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Period||27/01/10 → 28/01/10|
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