Experimental Demonstration of QoS-Aware Cross-Layer Packet Protection Switching

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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Lai, Caroline P.; Fidler, Franz; Bergman, Keren (Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA)

A cross-layer based, quality-of-service aware packet protection mechanism is experimentally demonstrated on an optical switching test-bed with 8×10-Gb/s wavelength-striped payloads. The scheme leverages optical performance monitoring to reroute degraded data streams before packets are lost.