The paper describes our activities on optical packet switching by means of our out-of-band optical label switching technique. It also discusses our recent progress in some key components for optical packet/burst switching, including an optical packet synchronizer and a burst-mode optical receiver.
Akira Okada, Akira Okada,
"Optical packet switching using an out-of-band optical label", Proc. SPIE 4907, Optical Switching and Optical Interconnection II, (3 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482265; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.482265