Route and Wavelength/Waveband Assignment for Creation of Compact Hierarchical Optical Cross-Connect for Multi-Ring Connection

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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Ishii, Kiyo; Hasegawa, Hiroshi; Sato, Ken-ichi (Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8603 Japan)

We propose a route and wavelength/waveband assignment method for multi-ring networks linked by hierarchical optical cross-connects. Numerical experiments reveal that the switch scale is significantly reduced at the cost of a marginal drop in routing capability.