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Authors: K. Huybrechts, T. Tanemura, Y. Nakano, R. Baets, G. Morthier
Title: 40 Gb/s all-optical packet switching with a distributed feedback laser as all-optical flip-flop
Format: International Journal
Publication date: 6/2009
Journal/Conference/Book: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume(Issue): 21(11) p.703-705
DOI: 10.1109/lpt.2009.2016671
Citations: 17 ( - last update: 21/7/2024)
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All-optical flip-flops have recently received increased attention as elements for all-optical packet-switched networks. In this paper we use a single off-the-shelf distributed feedback laser as all-optical flip-flop to switch 40 Gb/s packets with a guard time as low as 150 ps.

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