Although the progress of electronic devices has followed Moore's law up to now, microelectronics is approaching its fundamental physical limits. The demand for broadband networks is rapidly increasing and this has led to a growing need for an all-optical network. This paper gives an overview of the present status and future expectations of optical science and technology for the photonic network.
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||NTT Technical Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2005 Dec 1|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Computer Science Applications
- Computer Networks and Communications
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering