Network Coding in Passive 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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Belzner, Martin (Chair of Information Transmission, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Cauerstr. 7, 91058 Erlangen, Germany)
Haunstein, Herbert (Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG, Thurn-und-Taxis-Str. 10, 90411 Nuremberg, Germany)

The application of network coding in passive optical networks is shown to provide benefits in intra-PON communication scenarios with respect to reducing the packet loss ratio and queuing delay in case of congestion.