Abstract

A hybrid optoelectronic buffer consisting of a complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) memory and optical/optoelectronic interface devices is described. The interface devices: an all-optical serial-to-parallel converter (SPC), electrical-to-optical parallel-to-serial converter (PSC), and optical clock pulse-train generator (OCPTG) enable write-in/read-out of preamble-free asynchronous high-speed optical packets to/from CMOS memory, and consequently, flexible and highly functional processing of the packets with CMOS circuitry. A prototype hybrid optoelectronic buffer subsystem using a field programmable gate array (FPGA)-based memory and modules for the interface devices is developed and error-free write-in and read-out operation for 10-Gbit/s asynchronous variable-length optical packets is demonstrated.

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2008 (1)

2007 (1)

R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, J. K. Seo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast all-optical serial-to-parallel converters based on spin-polarized surface-normal optical switches,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(1), 92–103 (2007).
[CrossRef]

2006 (2)

T. Nakahara, R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, and H. Suzuki, “Optical clock-pulse-train generator for processing preamble-free asynchronous optical packets,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(17), 1849–1851 (2006).
[CrossRef]

S. J. B. Yoo, “Optical packet and burst switching technologies for the future photonic internet,” J. Lightwave Technol. 24(12), 4468–4492 (2006).
[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

2000 (1)

1998 (1)

Andonovic, I.

Barton, J.

Blumenthal, D. J.

Bowers, J. E.

Chia, M. C.

Coldren, L. A.

Dimmick, T. E.

Doshi, R.

Hunter, D. K.

Jerphagnon, O.

Kaman, V.

Kondo, N.

Lavrova, O.

Masanovic, M.

Nakahara, T.

Olsson, B.-E.

Rau, L.

Rossi, G.

Seo, J. K.

R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, J. K. Seo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast all-optical serial-to-parallel converters based on spin-polarized surface-normal optical switches,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(1), 92–103 (2007).
[CrossRef]

Suemitsu, T.

Suzuki, H.

R. Urata, R. Takahashi, T. Suemitsu, T. Nakahara, and H. Suzuki, “An optically clocked transistor array for high-speed asynchronous label swapping: 40 Gb/s and beyond,” J. Lightwave Technol. 26(6), 692–703 (2008).
[CrossRef]

R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, J. K. Seo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast all-optical serial-to-parallel converters based on spin-polarized surface-normal optical switches,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(1), 92–103 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. Nakahara, R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, and H. Suzuki, “Optical clock-pulse-train generator for processing preamble-free asynchronous optical packets,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(17), 1849–1851 (2006).
[CrossRef]

R. Takahashi, T. Nakahara, K. Takahata, H. Takenouchi, T. Yasui, N. Kondo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast optoelectronic packet processing for asynchronous, optical-packet-switched networks,” J. Opt. Netw. 3(12), 914–930 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Takahashi, R.

R. Urata, R. Takahashi, T. Suemitsu, T. Nakahara, and H. Suzuki, “An optically clocked transistor array for high-speed asynchronous label swapping: 40 Gb/s and beyond,” J. Lightwave Technol. 26(6), 692–703 (2008).
[CrossRef]

R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, J. K. Seo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast all-optical serial-to-parallel converters based on spin-polarized surface-normal optical switches,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(1), 92–103 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. Nakahara, R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, and H. Suzuki, “Optical clock-pulse-train generator for processing preamble-free asynchronous optical packets,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(17), 1849–1851 (2006).
[CrossRef]

R. Takahashi, T. Nakahara, K. Takahata, H. Takenouchi, T. Yasui, N. Kondo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast optoelectronic packet processing for asynchronous, optical-packet-switched networks,” J. Opt. Netw. 3(12), 914–930 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Takahata, K.

Takenouchi, H.

Urata, R.

Yasui, T.

R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, J. K. Seo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast all-optical serial-to-parallel converters based on spin-polarized surface-normal optical switches,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(1), 92–103 (2007).
[CrossRef]

T. Nakahara, R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, and H. Suzuki, “Optical clock-pulse-train generator for processing preamble-free asynchronous optical packets,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(17), 1849–1851 (2006).
[CrossRef]

R. Takahashi, T. Nakahara, K. Takahata, H. Takenouchi, T. Yasui, N. Kondo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast optoelectronic packet processing for asynchronous, optical-packet-switched networks,” J. Opt. Netw. 3(12), 914–930 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Yoo, S. J. B.

IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. (1)

R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, J. K. Seo, and H. Suzuki, “Ultrafast all-optical serial-to-parallel converters based on spin-polarized surface-normal optical switches,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 13(1), 92–103 (2007).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

T. Nakahara, R. Takahashi, T. Yasui, and H. Suzuki, “Optical clock-pulse-train generator for processing preamble-free asynchronous optical packets,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 18(17), 1849–1851 (2006).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (4)

J. Opt. Netw. (1)

Other (1)

R. Takahashi, R. Urata, H. Takenouchi, and T. Nakahara, “Hybrid optoelectronic router for asynchronous optical packets,” in Photonics in Switching Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (IEEE, 2009), paper WeII2–2.

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