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: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
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.