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: PDF

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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.