Why Traffic Engineering Does Not Work for Physical Impairments Based Routing

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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Soproni, Péter; Cinkler, Tibor (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)

In all optical routing the main question is the permissible distance. Signal power is a key resource. The most common idea of resource balancing is Traffic Engineering. We will show with examples and simulations why TE is not suitable here.