Architectures for WDM benes interconnection network with simultaneous space-wavelength switching capability

Haitham S. Hamza, Jitender S. Deogun

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Abstract

In this paper, we present three switch architectures for WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing) Benes network that are based on Wavelength Exchange Optical Crossbar (WOC). A WOC is capable of performing a single-step space-switching wavelength-conversion between two wavelengths. A WOC can be implemented by the simultaneous power exchange between two optical signals. Unlike existing designs, the proposed architectures do not require separate stages of wavelength converters. This leads to a switch design that has a smaller total number of components as well as a smaller number of components in the signal path. Moreover, wavelength conversion is performed between two predefined and fixed wavelengths. This avoids the need for expensive full-range wavelength converters used in most of the existing designs. Systematic methods to realize switch architectures with an arbitrary number of wavelengths and fibers are given. The three architectures are evaluated and compared to existing architectures on the basis of hardware cost.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages209-218
Number of pages10
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
Event2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005 - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Oct 3 2005Oct 7 2005

Conference

Conference2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period10/3/0510/7/05

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Wavelength division multiplexing
Wavelength
Optical frequency conversion
Switches
Hardware
Fibers
Costs

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Hamza, H. S., & Deogun, J. S. (2005). Architectures for WDM benes interconnection network with simultaneous space-wavelength switching capability. 209-218. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005, Boston, MA, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBN.2005.1589615

Architectures for WDM benes interconnection network with simultaneous space-wavelength switching capability. / Hamza, Haitham S.; Deogun, Jitender S.

2005. 209-218 Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005, Boston, MA, United States.

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Hamza, HS & Deogun, JS 2005, 'Architectures for WDM benes interconnection network with simultaneous space-wavelength switching capability', Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005, Boston, MA, United States, 10/3/05 - 10/7/05 pp. 209-218. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBN.2005.1589615
Hamza HS, Deogun JS. Architectures for WDM benes interconnection network with simultaneous space-wavelength switching capability. 2005. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005, Boston, MA, United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBN.2005.1589615
Hamza, Haitham S. ; Deogun, Jitender S. / Architectures for WDM benes interconnection network with simultaneous space-wavelength switching capability. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Broadband Networks, BROADNETS 2005, Boston, MA, United States.10 p.
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