Outage and Capacity Based Path Selection in Optical Networks

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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Li, Jonathan C.; Farrell, Peter; Dods, Sarah D. (National ICT Australia, Building 193, The University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia)
Hinton, Kerry (ARC Special Center for Ultra-Broadband Information Networks, The University of Melbourne)
Ivanovich, Milosh; Fitzpatrick, Paul (Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, The University of Melbourne)

We demonstrate a new method to determine the overall probability of successful path selection in alloptical networks, considering both blocking probability from traffic and wavelength utilisation and outage probability from multiple physical layer impairments.