Comparing Networking Benefits of Digital Back-Propagation vs. Lightpath Regeneration
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
Cantono, Mattia; Gaudino, Roberto; Poggiolini, Pierluigi; Curri, Vittorio (DET, Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
We compare the networking benefits of Ideal Single-Channel Digital-Back-Propagation (ISCDBP) vs. Lightpath Regeneration as Quality-of-Transmission enhancing techniques. By analyzing three different topologies, we show that ISC-DBP has the potential to substantially reduce the number of required regenerators in all-optical networks.