Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 30318
OXADM Asymmetrical Optical Device: Extending the Application to FTTH System
Abstract:With the drastically growth in optical communication technology, a lossless, low-crosstalk and multifunction optical switch is most desirable for large-scale photonic network. To realize such a switch, we have introduced the new architecture of optical switch that embedded many functions on single device. The asymmetrical architecture of OXADM consists of 3 parts; selective port, add/drop operation, and path routing. Selective port permits only the interest wavelength pass through and acts as a filter. While add and drop function can be implemented in second part of OXADM architecture. The signals can then be re-routed to any output port or/and perform an accumulation function which multiplex all signals onto single path and then exit to any interest output port. This will be done by path routing operation. The unique features offered by OXADM has extended its application to Fiber to-the Home Technology (FTTH), here the OXADM is used as a wavelength management element in Optical Line Terminal (OLT). Each port is assigned specifically with the operating wavelengths and with the dynamic routing management to ensure no traffic combustion occurs in OLT.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1060433Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1192
 T. Kirihara, M. Ogawa, H. Inoue, K. Ishida. Lossless and low-crosstalk characteristics in an InP-based 2x2 Optical switch. IEEE Photonics Technology Letter, Vol. 5. No. 9, pp. 1059-1061, 1993.
 M.S. Ab-Rahman, A.A. Ehsan, S. Shaari. Optical multifunctional device with OXADM. Regional Symposium on Microelectronics, pp. 540-544, 2007.
 M.S. Ab-Rahman, S. Shaari. The bi-directional characteristic of asymmetrical Optical Cross Add and Drop Multiplexer (OXADM) architecture. Regional Symposium on Microelectronic,. pp. 429-435, 2007.
 M.S. Ab-Rahman, S. Shaari. OXADM restoration scheme: Approach to optical ring network protection. IEEE International Conference on Networks, pp. 371-376, 2006.
 M.S. Ab-Rahman, A.A. Ehsan, S. Shaari. Mesh upgraded Ring in metropolitan network using OXADM. Proceeding of the 5th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks & the 2nd International Symposium on Advances and Trends in Fiber, pp. 225-227. 2006.
 L. Eldada, J.V Nunen. Architecture and performance requirements of optical metro ring nodes in implementing optical add/drop and protection functions. Telephotonics Review, 2000
 M.S. Ab-Rahman, A.A. Ehsan, S. Shaari. Analytical modeling of optical cross add and drop multiplexing switch. Proceeding 2006 IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, pub. IEEE Malaysia Section, pp. 290-293, 2006.
 M.S. Ab-Rahman, S. Shaari. The new architecture of optical switch device. Regional Symposium on Microelectronics, pp. 535-539, 2007.
 J.C. Palais. Fiber optic communication. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2005.
 E. Mutafungwa. An improved wavelength-selective all fiber crossconnect node. IEEE Journal of Applied Optics, pp. 63-69, 2000.