MxM WSS Based ROADM Architecture with Topology- Insensitive Routing Performance

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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Niwa, Masaki; Mori, Yojiro; Hasegawa, Hiroshi; Sato, Ken-ichi (Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, Japan)

We propose MxM WSS based ROADM architecture that employs main/junction subsystem OXCs and OXC-assisted transponder-bank add/drop. Extensive computer simulations verify that the proposed architecture offers high routing performance regardless of the physical network topology costeffectively.