Time-slot assignment (TSA) functions including time-slot interchange and serial-to-parallel and parallel-to-serial conversions, and optical compressor are investigated using an optical buffer with a large variable delay range based on active vertical coupler crosspoint switch. The variable delay range could be achieved from 1 to 999 time slots in the proposed scheme, and correspondingly, the length of time slot is flexible. It is demonstrated that the experiments could be performed even at a data rate of 10 Gb/s with power penalties of about 1.5 and 5.6 dB compared with back-to-back when the packets pass through two buffers and one buffer nine times. © 2006 IEEE.
|Translated title of the contribution||Time-slot assignment using optical buffer with a large variable delay range based on AVC crosspoint switch|
|Pages (from-to)||2994 - 3001|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Journal of Lightwave Technology|
|Publication status||Published - Aug 2006|