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Time-wavelength exploitation in optical feedback buffer with trains of packets
Author(s): Franco Callegati; Walter Cerroni
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents the performance analysis of an optical packet switch with a feedback delay line buffer, performed in the framework of the IST-DAVID research project. The network operation is slotted and the case of variable length data bursts fitted into trains of fixed size packets is considered. The role of time and wavelength domains for congestion resolution is investigated, showing that they must be exploited as combined tools in order to obtain good node performance and, at the same time, optimize the optical hardware requirements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 July 2002
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4874, OptiComm 2002: Optical Networking and Communications, (3 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.475304
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Franco Callegati, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)
Walter Cerroni, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4874:
OptiComm 2002: Optical Networking and Communications
Nasir Ghani; Krishna M. Sivalingam, Editor(s)

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