P.K. Alex Wai, Lixin Xu, Kevin L.F. Lui, Chun-yin Li, Lai-yin Chan and Hwa-yaw Tam
By retaining only the most essential packet-switching functions in the optical domain, a single Fabry Perot Laser Diode can function as an all-optical on/off switch with all-optical header processing, and an all-optical add/drop node can be used to construct an all-optical ring network.
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