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Title: All-optical header processing and packet switching
Authors: Wai, Ping-kong Alexander
Xu, Lixin
Chan, Lai Yin Simon
Lui, Luen-fu Kevin
Tam, Hwa-yaw
Issue Date: 9-Mar-2010
Source: US Patent 7,676,159 B2. Washington, DC: US Patent and Trademark Office, 2010.
Abstract: A process for all-optically switching an incoming optical signal having at least a data packet is provided. The data packet including at least an address bit in its header, and the process includes receiving the data packet; processing the header optically; storing the decision made during the processing of the header; and switching the whole incoming data packet dependent upon the decision.
Rights: Assignee: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Type: Patent
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