Dynamically reconfigurable optical packet switch (DROPS).

@article{Huang2006DynamicallyRO,
  title={Dynamically reconfigurable optical packet switch (DROPS).},
  author={Chi-Heng Huang and Hsu-Feng Chou and John E. Bowers and Farzam Toudeh-Fallah and Russ Gyurek},
  journal={Optics express},
  year={2006},
  volume={14 25},
  pages={12008-14}
}
A novel Dynamically Reconfigurable Optical Packet Switch (DROPS) that combines both spectral and spatial switching capabilities is proposed and experimentally demonstrated for the first time. Compared with an Arrayed Waveguide Grating Router (AWGR), the added spatial switching capability provided by the microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) enables dynamically reconfigurable routing that is not possible with an AWGR alone. This methodology has several advantages over an AWGR including… CONTINUE READING

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