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Switch scale evaluation for optical cross-connects considering add/drop ratio restriction
Author(s): Ryosuke Hirako; Kiyo Ishii; Hiroshi Hasegawa; Ken-ichi Sato
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Paper Abstract

We evaluate switch scale for several single-layer and hierarchical optical cross-connects. With the introduction of practical waveband add/drop ratio bound that can be derived through recently developed network design algorithms, switch scale can be significantly reduced. We identify the most cost-effective architectures by applying practical parameter values that are determined through our studies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7988, Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VIII, 79880C (18 February 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.888598
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Ryosuke Hirako, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Kiyo Ishii, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Hasegawa, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
Ken-ichi Sato, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7988:
Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VIII

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