OPS network is a promising solution for backbone networks with high scalability, fine granularity, and efficient bandwidth utilization. OPS systems guarantee transparency for signals at different wavelengths, bit-rates and modulation formats. If label processing is performed in the optical domain, packet processing speed is limited only by the propagation delay in the optical encoder/decoder, allowing larger scalability and ultrahigh speed hopping to networks.

Pubblications list:

  • G. Manzacca, M. Svaluto Moreolo, G. Cincotti, "Performance analysis of multi-dimensional codes generated/processed by a single planar device,’’ IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, 25, 6, 1629-1637 (2007).
  • S. Yoshima, N. Wada, G.Cincotti, T. Miyazaki, and K. Kitayama, “Multicast-capable optical-code label packet switch: Proposal and its experimental demonstration,” Optical Switching and Networking, 5, 29–37 (2008).
  • H. Furukawa, N. Wada, Y. Awaji, T. Miyazaki, E. Kong, P. Chan, R. Man, G. Cincotti, K.-i. Kitayama, “Field trial of 160 Gbit/s DWDM-based optical packet switching and transmission,” Optics Express, 16, 15, (2008).