Performance Evaluation of a SOA-based Rack-To-Rack Switch for Optical Interconnects Exploiting NRZ-DPSK

Fotini Karinou, Robert Borkowski, Kamau Prince, I. Roudas, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, K. Vlachos

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    Abstract

    We experimentally study the transmission performance of 10-Gb/s NRZ-DPSK through concatenated AWG MUX/DMUXs and SOAs employed in an optimized 64×64 optical supercomputer interconnect architecture. NRZ-DPSK offers 9-dB higher dynamic range compared to conventional IM/DD.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationECOC Technical Digest
    Number of pages3
    PublisherOptical Society of America
    Publication date2012
    PagesP3.05
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    Event38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Duration: 16 Sept 201220 Sept 2012
    http://www.ecoc2012.org/

    Conference

    Conference38th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication
    Country/TerritoryNetherlands
    CityAmsterdam
    Period16/09/201220/09/2012
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    This paper was published in ECOC Technical Digest and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=ECEOC-2012-P3.05. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

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