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