Dynamic Optical Mesh Networks: Drivers, Challenges and Solutions for the Future

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Jinno, M.; Takara, H.; Kozicki, B. (NTT Network Innovation Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)

We discuss the scalability challenges facing the optical networks. Using the architecture based on spectrum-sliced elastic optical path network (SLICE), we demonstrate how the networking functionality can be effectively shifted to the optical domain.