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Impairment-aware dynamic RWA algorithm in multi-granularity WDM optical networks
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Paper Abstract

In practical multi-granularity WDM optical networks, optical signals will be degraded due to impairments mainly introduced by a number of multi-granularity optical cross-connects (MG-OXC) and fiber links. Even worse, transmission impairments will make the bit-error rate to be unacceptable. We investigate the impact of transmission impairments on optical signal quality in multi-granularity WDM optical networks. A novel dynamic impairment-aware RWA algorithm is proposed based on the presented transmission impairments model. We also evaluate the proposed algorithm in the serial cascaded MG-OXCs network and the interconnecting MG-OXCs network by simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7137, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI, 71373D (19 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804196
Show Author Affiliations
Yongmin Qi, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China)
Yi Zhu, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
Tianshu Wang, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China)
Xuefang Zhou, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China)
Sheng Qian, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China)
Qiliang Li, Hangzhou Dianzi Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7137:
Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI
Weisheng Hu; Shoa-Kai Liu; Ken-ichi Sato; Lena Wosinska, Editor(s)

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