10 GE optical layer protection evaluation using PLZT optical switches

Satoru Okamoto, Yutaka Arakawa, Naoaki Yamanaka
2008 2008 International Conference on Photonics in Switching  
The frame loss periods of the optical layer protection switching using PLZT optical switches, which can provide 10 ns order switching time, is evaluated. Experimental results show that 60 μs guard time after switching is required for 10 Gbps Ethernet which uses commercial available XFP modules.
doi:10.1109/ps.2008.4804169 fatcat:l4esrhsk6befji3yioytdxlbki