Demonstration of Novel Multi-Granular Switch Architecture on an Application-Aware End-to-End Multi-Bit Rate OBS Network Testbed

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication - Post-Deadline Papers
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zervas, Georgios; Sadeghioon, Lida; Qin, Y.; Nejabati, Reza; Simeonidou, Dimitra (Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, University of Essex, Colchester CO4 3SQ, UK)
Klonidis, Dimitrios (Athens Information Technology, 0.8km Markopoulo Ave., 19002, Peania, Athens, Greece)

We demonstrate application-aware bandwidth reservation in an end-to-end multi-bit rate (10 Gbps and 40 Gbps), multi-granular OBS test-bed. This is achieved by hardware implementation and deployment of a hybrid switch based on MEMS and SOA-MZI.