Link Management Protocol extensions for OMS protection in GMPLS-based optical ring 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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Velasco, Luis; Spadaro, Salvatore; Comellas, Jaume; Junyent, Gabriel (Optical Communications Group, Signal Theory and Communications Dept., Universitat Politcnica de Catalunya (UPC), C/ Jordi Girona, 31 08002 Barcelona, Spain)

In this paper we propose a mechanism to provide dedicated section protection in ring-based optical networks. It is based on extensions to GMPLS Link Management Protocol (LMP) and its performance is experimentally evaluated.