Scalable Optoelectronic ATM Networks: The iPOINT Fully Functional Testbed

John W. Lockwood, Haoran Duan, James J. Morikuni, Sung Mo Kang, Sarada Akkineni, Roy H. Campbell, John W. Lockwood, Haoran Duan, James J. Morikuni, Sung Mo Kang, Sarada Akkineni, Roy H. Campbell

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Abstract

Our prototype of a fully-functional Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) switch validates the design of a 128 Gb/s optoelectronic ATM switch. Optoelectronics, rather than all optical componets, are used to simutaneously address all of the specific requirements mandated by the ATM protocol. In this paper, we present the Illinois Pulsar-based Optical Interconnect (iPOINT) testbed, and present our results obtained for the prototype switch in a working environment consisting of an optical network of Sun SPARCStations and other local and wide-area ATM switches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1093-1103
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Volume13
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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