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|Title: ||All-optical header processing and packet switching|
|Authors: ||Wai, Ping-kong Alexander|
Chan, Lai Yin Simon
Lui, Luen-fu Kevin
|Issue Date: ||9-Mar-2010 |
|Citation: ||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.|
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