Cost Reduction and Traffic Performance Improvement using Direct Forward Optical Layer Multicast in Optical Label Switching Nodes
Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: ECOC 2007
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Yan, N.; Alcaide, A.; Mendinueta, J. M. D.; Tangdiongga, E.; Koonen, A. M. J. (Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, P.O. Box 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Alcaide, A.; Mendinueta, J. M. D. (Higher Technical School of Telecommunications Engineering, University of Valladolid, Spain)
We propose a simpler, faster, more efficient and economical multicast concept for passive waveguidebased optical label switching nodes. We analyze its advantages in terms of cost and traffic performance in comparison with the recirculation approach.