Abstract

We have demonstrated all-optical packet add–drop for all-optical packet-switched networks. Intelligent all-optical add–drop of packets is performed, based on all-optical processing of packet headers. The header and payload rates are 5 and 10  Gbitss, respectively.

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  1. K. Kitayama, N. Kataoka, N. Wada, and W. Chujyo, Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30–October 4, 2001, Vol. 4, p. 548.
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2005 (1)

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

2004 (1)

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (1)

Buxens, A.

K. S. Jepsen, H. N. Poulsen, A. T. Clausen, A. Buxens, and K. E. Stubkjaer, Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, Madrid, Spain, September 20–24 1998, Vol. 1, p. 619.

Chan, L. Y.

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, and H. Y. Tam, presented at the 30th European Conference on Optical Communication, Stockholm, Sweden, September 5–9, 2004.

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H.-Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF2, p. 1.

Chujyo, W.

K. Kitayama, N. Kataoka, N. Wada, and W. Chujyo, Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30–October 4, 2001, Vol. 4, p. 548.

Clausen, A. T.

K. S. Jepsen, H. N. Poulsen, A. T. Clausen, A. Buxens, and K. E. Stubkjaer, Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, Madrid, Spain, September 20–24 1998, Vol. 1, p. 619.

Demokan, M. S.

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H.-Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF2, p. 1.

Jepsen, K. S.

K. S. Jepsen, H. N. Poulsen, A. T. Clausen, A. Buxens, and K. E. Stubkjaer, Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, Madrid, Spain, September 20–24 1998, Vol. 1, p. 619.

Kataoka, N.

K. Kitayama, N. Kataoka, N. Wada, and W. Chujyo, Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30–October 4, 2001, Vol. 4, p. 548.

Kitayama, K.

K. Kitayama, N. Kataoka, N. Wada, and W. Chujyo, Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30–October 4, 2001, Vol. 4, p. 548.

Li, C. Y.

Li, V. O. K.

Lui, L. F. K.

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, and H. Y. Tam, presented at the 30th European Conference on Optical Communication, Stockholm, Sweden, September 5–9, 2004.

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H.-Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF2, p. 1.

Poulsen, H. N.

K. S. Jepsen, H. N. Poulsen, A. T. Clausen, A. Buxens, and K. E. Stubkjaer, Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, Madrid, Spain, September 20–24 1998, Vol. 1, p. 619.

Stubkjaer, K. E.

K. S. Jepsen, H. N. Poulsen, A. T. Clausen, A. Buxens, and K. E. Stubkjaer, Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, Madrid, Spain, September 20–24 1998, Vol. 1, p. 619.

Tam, H. Y.

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, and H. Y. Tam, presented at the 30th European Conference on Optical Communication, Stockholm, Sweden, September 5–9, 2004.

Tam, H.-Y.

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H.-Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF2, p. 1.

Wada, N.

K. Kitayama, N. Kataoka, N. Wada, and W. Chujyo, Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30–October 4, 2001, Vol. 4, p. 548.

Wai, P. K. A.

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

X. C. Yuan, V. O. K. Li, C. Y. Li, and P. K. A. Wai, J. Lightwave Technol. 21, 329 (2003).
[CrossRef]

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H.-Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF2, p. 1.

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, and H. Y. Tam, presented at the 30th European Conference on Optical Communication, Stockholm, Sweden, September 5–9, 2004.

Yuan, X. C.

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. (1)

L. Y. Chan, P. K. A. Wai, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Microwave Opt. Technol. Lett. 44, 342 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Commun. (1)

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H. Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, Opt. Commun. 242, 155 (2004).
[CrossRef]

Other (4)

K. S. Jepsen, H. N. Poulsen, A. T. Clausen, A. Buxens, and K. E. Stubkjaer, Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Optical Communication, Madrid, Spain, September 20–24 1998, Vol. 1, p. 619.

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, H.-Y. Tam, and M. S. Demokan, in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Vol. 96 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF2, p. 1.

K. Kitayama, N. Kataoka, N. Wada, and W. Chujyo, Proceedings of the 27th European Conference on Optical Communication, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 30–October 4, 2001, Vol. 4, p. 548.

P. K. A. Wai, L. Y. Chan, L. F. K. Lui, and H. Y. Tam, presented at the 30th European Conference on Optical Communication, Stockholm, Sweden, September 5–9, 2004.

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Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of the proposed all-optical add–drop node. Solid and dashed curves represent data signal wavelength ( λ d ) and control signal wavelength ( λ c ) , respectively. Labels (a)–(j) correspond to those in the timing diagrams in Fig. 2.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a)–(d) Synchronized timing diagram at the AOHP: (a) input data packets, (b) input control signal, (c) aligned headers of both input packets and input control signal, switched data packets at (d)(1) 3 ns division and (d)(2) 1 ns division . (e)–(j) Synchronized timing diagrams at AOS-1 and AOS-2: (e) local data packets [same as (a) in this demonstration], (f) switched control signal from the AOHP output ( OCS λ c ) , (g) switched local data packets from AOS-2 (add port), (h) switched control signals from the AOHP output ( OCS λ d ) , (i) switched data packets at the output of AOS-1, (j) data packets at the output port of the node.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental setup: TL-1–TL-4,—tunable lasers; EDFA, erbium-doped fiber amplifier; TBPF, tunable bandpass filter; ODL, variable optical delay line; PC, polarization controller; PBC, polarization beam combiner; MOD, modulator; CIR, circulator; PD, photodetector. Other abbreviations defined in text.

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