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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Data burst scheduling. Nortel Networks, McGuinness & Manaras, May 8, 2007: US07215666 (26 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for scheduling the transfer of data bursts in a network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless core nodes are disclosed. Each edge node comprises a source node and a sink node, and each core node comprises several bufferless space switches operated in pa ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Fran├žois J Blouin: High capacity optical node. Nortel Networks, June 26, 2007: US07236699 (6 worldwide citation)

An optical core node that includes optical switching planes interfaces, at input, with multi-channel input links and, at output, with multi-channel output links. The number of channels per link can differ significantly among the links, necessitating that the input (output) links have different conne ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Expandable universal network. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, November 11, 2008: US07450845 (4 worldwide citation)

A wide-coverage high-capacity network that scales to multiples of petabits per second is disclosed. The network comprises numerous universal edge nodes interconnected by numerous disjoint optical core connectors of moderate sizes so that a route set for any edge-node-pair includes routes each of whi ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Hybrid fine-coarse carrier switching. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, April 29, 2008: US07366412 (4 worldwide citation)

An optical shell node is provided with an ability to perform time switching on signals received from subtending edge nodes and channel switching on signals received from other shell nodes and destined for the subtending edge nodes. The signals received from the subtending edge nodes may be aggregate ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Temporal-spatial burst switching. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, November 22, 2011: US08064341 (3 worldwide citation)

Expanding the coverage of a time-shared network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless fast-switching optical nodes is enabled by combining spatial switching with temporal switching. The output side of each edge node preferably connects to a large number of core switches throu ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Bilel N Jamoussi: Data burst scheduling. Nortel Networks, Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, September 15, 2009: US07590109 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for scheduling transfer of data bursts in a network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless core nodes are disclosed. Each edge node comprises a source node and a sink node, and each core node comprises several bufferless space switches operating in parall ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Alan Frank Graves: Fast optical switch. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova Pllc, May 17, 2007: US20070110439-A1

A fast optical switch is needed to realize an economical and scaleable optical-core network. In the disclosed optical switch, switching is effected by rapid wavelength conversion. Either channel switching, Time Division Multiplex (TDM) switching or both may be provided by the fast optical switch. Th ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai, Alan Frank Graves: Fast optical switch. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova Pllc, March 1, 2007: US20070047955-A1

A last optical switch is needed to realize an economical and scaleable optical-core network. In the disclosed optical switch, switching is effected by rapid wavelength conversion. Either channel switching, Time Division Multiplex (TDM) switching or both may be provided by the fast optical switch. Th ...


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Robert R Riggsby: Format converter with smart multitap with digital forward and reverse. Scientific Atlanta, Tarolli Sundheim Covell & Tummino, August 24, 2010: US07783195 (157 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for signal conversion with smart multitap are disclosed. Embodiments of the systems can be scalable to model different signal topologies, transmission frequencies, bandwidths, and distances. An exemplary embodiment of the systems and methods includes a fiber optic to RF converter ...


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Larry L Miles, Lakshman S Tamil, Scott A Rothrock, Nolan J Posey Jr, Gregory H Aicklen: Non-blocking, scalable optical router architecture and method for routing optical traffic. Yotta Networks, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, December 16, 2003: US06665495 (150 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing non-blocking routing of optical data through a telecommunications router that allows full utilization of available capacity. The router includes a number of data links that carry optical data packets to and from an optical router. The optical router includes a numbe ...