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Performance analysis of an optical packet switch with optical buffers
Author(s): Huibin Huang; Peida Ye; Qing Li
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents an approximate analysis of delay performance of a WD/SD optical packet/burst switch equipped with infinite optical buffers. By using M/G/1 model, we give the theoretical expression of delay performance of the switch fabric with/without assignment of priority class to service under fixed/variable packet length. Meanwhile, the results of numerical analysis are presented, too. According to these analyses, we give the following main conclusions: in the switch fabric with variable packet/burst length and no assignment of priority class to service, the mean packet/burst delay appears much smaller than that with fixed packet length; and in the switch fabric with assignment of three priority classes to service, the delay of two kinds of services with lower priority classes appears to bigger than that of service with no assignment of priority class.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 May 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5281, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems, (7 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.520193
Show Author Affiliations
Huibin Huang, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Peida Ye, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)
Qing Li, Beijing Univ. of Posts and Telecommunications (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5281:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems
Cedric F. Lam; Chongcheng Fan; Norbert Hanik; Kimio Oguchi, Editor(s)

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