Frame Loss Evaluation of Optical Layer 10 Gigabit Ethernet Protection Switching Using PLZT Optical Switch System

Satoru OKAMOTO  Sho SHIMIZU  Yutaka ARAKAWA  Naoaki YAMANAKA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E92-B   No.3   pp.1017-1019
Publication Date: 2009/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E92.B.1017
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Network
Keyword: 
10 gigabit Ethernet,  optical switch,  protection switching,  frame loss,  

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Summary: 
Frame loss of the optical layer protection switching using Plumbum Lanthanum Zirconium Titanium (PLZT) optical switch is evaluated. Experimental results show that typically 62 µs guard time is required for commercially available non-burst mode 10 Gigabit Ethernet modules.