Core Switch Architectures for the Agile All-Photonic Network: Performance Evaluation with Crosstalk

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The aim of this work is to analyze, evaluate, and compare the technological and architectural options to implement the core switches of the Agile All-Photonic Network (AAPN). The required core switch functionality and switch scales are discussed. Three technological choices, Electro-optics, SOA optical gates, and TWC with AWG are considered. The major… (More)

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