Software Defined Contention in Wavelength Cross-Connects

Konferenz: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
18.09.2016 - 22.09.2016 in Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Tagungsband: ECOC 2016

Seiten: 3Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Zami, Thierry; Kelly, Colin (Nokia, France)

We assess the paradoxical benefit of lightly degrading by software restriction the blocking ratio of an initially contentionless add/drop stage in a wavelength routing cross-connect, to maximize its capacity and keep as much as possible efficient transponders and internal amplification.