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Authors: K. Huybrechts, T. Tanemura, Y. Nakano, R. Baets, G. Morthier
Title: Fast 40 Gb/s optical packet switching using an all-optical flip-flop based on a single distributed feedback laser
Format: International Conference Presentation
Publication date: 3/2009
Journal/Conference/Book: Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC)
Volume(Issue): OMU4
Location: San Diego, United States
Internal Reference: [N-910]
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Fast all-optical switching of 40 Gb/s packets is demonstrated using a single off-the-shelf DFB laser as all-optical flip-flop, thus offering a fast (150 ps) and economically viable method to implement a transparent network node.

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