Can Metro Networks Be the Next Playground for (True) Elastic Networks
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
Layec, Patricia; Dupas, Arnaud; Verchere, Dominique; Bigo, Sebastien (Nokia Bell Labs, 91620 Nozay, France)
We review elastic optical networks experiments and associated use cases. Metro networks are particularly well-suited to the introduction of some level of dynamics in the optical networks, leveraging elastic building blocks such as transponders and optical nodes.