Negligible penalty all-optical routing using 12×12 passive InP wavelength selective router

J.D. Bainbridge, A.R. Sharafi, I.H. White, M.A. Cowin, M.F.C. Stephens, R.V. Penty, K.M. Guild, A. Tzanakaki, M.J. O'Mahony, G.H.B. Thompson, S.J. Clements, C.B. Rogers, D. Melville, F.R. Shepherd

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All-optical routing of 2.5Gbit/s wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) signals across two cascaded optical cross-connects with a penalty of only 0.6dB has been demonstrated using tunable wavelength converters and a passive WDM router.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2151-2152
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 1998

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Export Date: 20 March 2014

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Language of Original Document: English

Correspondence Address: Bainbridge, J.D.; Centre for Communications Research, University of Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1TR, United Kingdom

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