Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
Skip to content
Optica Publishing Group

Impact of Add/Drop Port Utilization Flexibility in DWDM Networks [Invited]

Not Accessible

Your library or personal account may give you access

Abstract

Optical transport networks are at the turning point from providing semi-permanent connections to being engineered to efficiently support dynamic optical connection services. Vital to this transition is the availability of node architectures that improve the flexibility of add/drop port utilization, thereby enabling the transponder connected to a port to be reused to realize connections with different wavelength channels or using different input/output fiber links (directions). This paper assesses the network-wide blocking performance provided by node architectures with different degrees of freedom for port reuse. The performance assessment not only clearly highlights the relevance of maximizing the chances of transponder sharing in transport networks, but also shows that the network topology determines which of the degrees of freedom for port reuse is more relevant.

©2012 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
More Like This
Impact of ROADM Colorless, Directionless, and Contentionless (CDC) Features on Optical Network Performance [Invited]

Yongcheng Li, Li Gao, Gangxiang Shen, and Limei Peng
J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 4(11) B58-B67 (2012)

Evaluations of OXC Hardware Scale and Network Resource Requirements of Different Optical Path Add/Drop Ratio Restriction Schemes [Invited]

Fumisato Naruse, Yoshiyuki Yamada, Hiroshi Hasegawa, and Ken-ichi Sato
J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 4(11) B26-B34 (2012)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Figures (14)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Tables (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article tables are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Equations (3)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access Optica Member Subscription

Select as filters


Select Topics Cancel
© Copyright 2022 | Optica Publishing Group. All Rights Reserved