Abstract

A novel scheme based on the nonlinear transmission function of an imbalanced nonlinear optical loop mirror (NOLM) is used to realize label erasure. The scheme has been successfully applied in a 40 Gb/s label switching optical network with a transmission distance of 200 km.

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J. Yu and G. K. Chang, "A novel technique for optical label and payload generation and multiplexing using optical carrier suppression and separation", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 320-322, Jan. 2004.

W. Wang, L. Rau and D. J. Blumenthal, "All-optical label switching/swapping of 160 Gbps variable length packets and 10 Gbps labels using a WDM Raman enhanced-XPM fiber wavelength converter with unicast/multicast operation", presented at the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC), Los Angeles, CA, PDP8, 2004.

N. Deng and Y. Yang, et al. "All-optical OOK label swapping on OFSK payload in optical packet networks", presented at the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC), Los Angeles, CA, Paper FO5, 2004.

X. Liu, X. Wei, Y. Su, J. Leuthold, Y. Kao, I. Kang and R. C. Giles, "Transmission of an ASK-labeled RZ-DPSK signal and label erasure using a saturated SOA", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 1594-1596, Jun. 2004.

J. Yu, G. K. Chang, A. Chowdhury and J. L. Long, "Spectral efficient DWDM optical label/payload generation and transport for next generation Internet", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 22, no. 11, pp. 2469-2482, Nov. 2004.

J. Yu, G. K. Chang and Q. Yang, "Optical label generation, erasure and reinsertion in a packet switched optical network using optical carrier suppression, separationand wavelength conversion", IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 2156-2158, Sep. 2004.

S. J. B. Yoo, Y. Bansal, Z. Pan, J. Cao, V. K. Tsui, S. K. H. Fong, Y. Zhang, J. Taylor, H. J. Lee, M. Jeon and V. Akella, "Optical label based packet routing system with contention resolution in wavelength, time and spacing domains", in Proc. Optical Fiber Communications (OFC), Anaheim, CA, 2002,Paper WO2,. pp. 280-282.

T. Koonen and G. Morthier, et al. "Optical packet routing in IP-over-WDM networks deploying two-level optical labeling", presented at the Eur. Conf. Optical Communication (ECOC), Copenhagen, Paper 5.5.2, 2002.

L. Chusseau and E. Delevaque, "250-fs optical pulse generation by simultaneous soliton compression and shaping in a nonlinear optical loop mirror including a weak attenuation", Opt. Lett., vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 734-736, May 1994.

J. Yu and P. Jeppesen, "Wavelength conversion using four-wave mixing in a novel optical loop configuration", OSA Opt. Lett., vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 393-395, 2000.

J. Yu, X. Zheng, C. Peucheret, A. T. Clausen, H. N. Poulsen and P. Jeppesen, "All-optical wavelength conversion of short pulses and NRZ signals based on a nonlinear optical loop mirror", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1007-1017, Jul. 2000.

C. Kolleck and U. Hempelmanann, "All optical wavelength conversion of NRZ and RZ signals using a nonlinear optical loop mirror", J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 15, no. 10, pp. 1906-1913, Oct. 1997.

A. Sano, Y. Miyamoto, T. Kataoka, H. Kawakami and K. Hagimoo, "10 Gb/s 300 km repeaterless transmission with SBS suppression by the use of the RZ format", Electron. Lett., vol. 30, no. 20, pp. 1694-1695, Sep. 1994.

G. P. Agrawal, Nonlinear Fiber Optics, 3rd ed. San Diego, CA: Academic, 2001.

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