Abstract

We demonstrate a compact wavelength/waveband selective switch based hierarchical optical cross-connect (HOXC) system for the first time. Its performance confirms that the HOXC will be applied to create cost-effective metro-core and metro-edge ring interconnections.

© 2010 IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Photonics Society, OSA, Telcordia

PDF Article
More Like This
Compact Hierarchical Optical Cross-Connect Utilizing Newly Designed Waveband Selective Switch with Extra Ports for Grooming

Ryosuke Hirako, Kiyo Ishii, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Ken-ichi Sato, Hiroshi Takahashi, and Masayuki Okuno
Th.12.A.4 European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications (ECOC) 2011

Impacts of Waveband Capacity and Waveband Add/Drop Ratio on the Performance of ROADM-Ring Connecting Hierarchical Optical Path Cross-Connects

K. Ishii, H. Hasegawa, and K. Sato
NMD1 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (NFOEC) 2010

Flexible and Compact Hierarchical Optical Cross-Connect Node with Waveband Add/Drop Restriction

R. Hirako, K. Ishii, H. Hasegawa, K. Sato, H. Takahashi, and M. Okuno
OTuE5 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2011

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription