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Performance analysis and optimization of various MG-OXCs multi-granularity WDM optical networks based on waveband switching
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Paper Abstract

Multi-granularity optical cross-connects (MG-OXC) is proposed as a promising technique to reduce the cost of the optical nodes in the wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) optical networks. In this paper, we use the on-line Maximize the Number of Waveband Route (MNWR) algorithm to evaluate the performance and optimize the design of multi-granularity optical WDM networks based on two different MG-OXCs: the serial MG-OXCs and the interconnecting MG-OXCs. The numerical results show that our optimal design can significantly reduce the network complexity and the blocking probability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 November 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7137, Network Architectures, Management, and Applications VI, 71370K (19 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.804089
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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