This paper proposes a new switching architecture to be used in all optical packet switching networks. The proposed switch is derived from an original 2 × ?2 two-stage multi-buffer switched delay line based optical switching node, known as an M-Quadro node. By incorporating bypass lines into the M-Quadro architecture and employing a novel switch control strategy, the optical packet switching node can effectively resolve packet contentions, thus reducing the packet deflection probability substantially. Furthermore, we show that such architecture is scalable for a generic multiple stages optical packet switch with a larger number of input/output ports.
|頁（從 - 到）||469-479|
|期刊||Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, Transactions of the Chinese Institute of Engineers,Series A/Chung-kuo Kung Ch'eng Hsuch K'an|
|出版狀態||Published - 2008|
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- 工程 (全部)