1 February 1998 PrimeNet: network design based on arrayed waveguide grating multiplexers
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Proceedings Volume 3234, Design and Manufacturing of WDM Devices; (1998) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300935
Event: Voice, Video, and Data Communications, 1997, Dallas, TX, United States
This paper shows basic concepts for the application and integration of arrayed waveguide grating multiplexers (AWGM) in larger network topologies. Stations are directly connected the AWGM in a physical star topology. The architecture offers the possibility to evolve from unidirectional logical ring structures to a fully meshed interconnection. The number of input and output ports of the AWGM has to be a prime number in order to avoid subrings that do not connect all stations. Several possible topologies to incorporate AWGM into multihop networks are considered. A new multihop architecture in the shape of a soccer ball is proposed.
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Hagen Woesner, Hagen Woesner, } "PrimeNet: network design based on arrayed waveguide grating multiplexers", Proc. SPIE 3234, Design and Manufacturing of WDM Devices, (1 February 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300935; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.300935

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