Impairment-Aware Traffic Engineering Using Cross-Layer Protocols

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Fidler, F.; Bergman, K. (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University New York, NY, USA)
Fidler, F.; Winzer, P. J.; Thottan, M. K. (Optical Networks Research, Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ, USA)

Traffic engineering based on cross-layer communications to counter-act inter-channel impairments in optical networks is shown to yield significant throughput gains for a variety of traffic models.