Monday, January 12, 2009

Matisse Networks Awarded Patent for Optical Burst Receiver

Matisse Networks, a start-up based in Mountain View, California, has been awarded a patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,436,920 B2) on optical burst receiver technology that provides key functionality for optical burst switching. The patent covers an innovation on receiving optical burst transmissions using a charge pump PLL with loop stabilization to improve the reliability and performance of the receive function of the optical burst transponder.

"This patent is an important achievement for Matisse, as it protects a part of the core intellectual property in our EtherBurst optical burst switching solution," said Claude Hamou, Matisse Networks' Chief Operating Officer. Hamou continued, "We've made a significant breakthrough in optical burst technology that has broad applicability in WDM optical transport networks and other applications."htttp://