Analysis of Static Versus Fully-Dynamic Routing in IP/GMPLS over WDM Optical Networks with Physical-Layer Impairment Constraints

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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Pachnicke, Stephan; Luck, Nicolas; Krummrich, Peter (TU Dortmund, High Frequency Institute, Friedrich-Wöhler-Weg 4, 44221 Dortmund, Germany)
Sahin, Gokhan; Mueller, Jens; Reese, Gregory (Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA)

We investigate static and dynamic routing approaches in overlay IP/GMPLS over optical networks. Dynamic operation for full-wavelength services benefits from physical-layer impairment aware routing whereas static routing with sub-wavelength granularity demands relaxes transparent reach requirements.