Demonstration of Bandwidth Maximization between Flexi/Fixed Grid Optical Networks with Real-Time BVTs

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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Yan, Shuangyi; Hugues-Salas, Emilio; Hammad, Ali; Yan, Yan; Saridis, George; Bidkar, Sarvesh; Nejabati, Reza; Simeonidou, Dimitra (High Performance Networks Group, University of Bristol, UK)
Dupas, Arnaud; Layec, Patricia (NOKIA Bell Labs, 91620 Nozay, France)

Real-Time SDN-based BVT enables baud-rate tunability to combat the filtering effect of the legacy filters for interoperability between fixed-grid/flexigrid. Based on the passed filters and link-distance, SDN controller configures BVTs to maximize the link capacity.