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Design and performance analysis of an IP wavelength routing network
Author(s): Jingcong Li; Zhengbin Li; Deming Wu; Anshi Xu
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Paper Abstract

The network architecture where each node integrates an IP router and an OXC (optical cross-connect) is an attractive paradigm for the next generation optical Internet. LP wavelength routing or POW (packet over wavelengths) is based on this kind of architecture. The goal of this architecture is to switch as much traffic as possible directly by means of OXCs, because IP forwarding is relatively expensive and causes large end-to-end delay by comparison. Based on analyzing the problems and shortcomings of the previous node structure, a novel node structure is proposed to overcome the problems encountered by the previous scheme. Then two IP switching protocols, IFMP (Ipsilon Flow Management Protocol) and GSMP (General Switch Management Protocol), are extended to support [P wavelength routing networks. Finally, the performance of an IF wavelength routing network is analyzed with self-similar network traffic model. The simulated results show that the higher the network traffic self-similar degree, the higher switching gain the network gets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2002
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4910, Optical Networking II, (9 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.482447
Show Author Affiliations
Jingcong Li, Peking Univ. (China)
Zhengbin Li, Peking Univ. (China)
Deming Wu, Peking Univ. (China)
Anshi Xu, Peking Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4910:
Optical Networking II
Shizhong Xie; Chunming Qiao; Yun Chur Chung, Editor(s)

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