Photonics in switching: Architectures, systems and enabling technologies

Carla Raffaelli, Kyriakos Vlachos, Nicola Andriolli, Dimitrios Apostolopoulos, Jakob Buron, Ruth van Caenegem, Grzegorz Danilewicz, Jorge M. Finochietto, Joan Garcia-Haro, Dimitrios Klonidis, Mike O'Mahony, Guido Maier (+10 others)
2008 Computer Networks  
This paper describes recent research activities and results in the area of photonic switching carried out within the Virtual Department on Switching (VDS) of the European e-Photon/ ONe Network of Excellence. Contributions from outstanding European research groups in this field are collected to offer a platform for future research in optical switching. The paper contains the main topics related to network scenarios, switch architectures and experiments, with an effort to investigate synergies
more » ... challenging opportunities for collaboration and integration of research expertise in the field.
doi:10.1016/j.comnet.2008.02.024 fatcat:ulfg7g63qzaxvmrmyv6r57psxm