Power-Aware Routing and Wavelength Assignment in Optical Networks

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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Wu, Yong; Chiaraviglio, Luca; Mellia, Marco; Neri, Fabio (Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24, 10129, Torino, Italy)

We introduce the Power-Aware RWA problem, whose goal is to accommodate lightpaths in wavelength routing networks minimizing the power consumption. Formulation, algorithms, and results are presented, showing that significant power savings are possible.