Performance Assessment of Flexible Time-Wavelength Routing for a Self-aggregating Transparent Metro-Access Interface

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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M. Wieckowski; Turkiewicz, J. P. (Institute of Telecommunication, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
Osadchiy, A. V.; Monroy, I. Tafur (DTU Fotonik, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark)

A time-WDM architecture with on-the-fly wavelength routing and traffic self-aggregation is proposed. Metro-accesss ligthpaths are established using ONUs with reflective modulators. Simulations results show the advantages of the proposed architecture over WDM-PONs.