Elastic all-optical networks: a new paradigm enabled by the physical layer. How to optimize network performances?

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Curri, Vittorio; Cantono, Mattia; Gaudino, Roberto (DET, Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Physical layer equipment is the enabling technology for the elastic use of networks. We propose the statistical network assessment process as benchmarking method. As an example we compare PM-mQAM vs. TDHMF transceivers on a Pan-EU network topology, considering three fibers.