Methods of Designing Green Optical Networks With Parallel Integration of Optical Components

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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Turkcu, Onur; Gopalan, Abishek; Lu, Biao; Chitambar, Abhijit; Mahajan, Pravin; Kandappan, Parthiban (Infinera Corporation, 140 Caspian Ct, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA)

We study the effects of network designs using Discrete and Integrated models into network energy consumption. We evaluate both models on three different network architectures with optical and/or digital switching capabilities. We demonstrate the power efficiency of the Hybrid architecture.