A new protection scheme that takes advantage of integrated DWDM interfaces on routers to enable a near-hitless switchover of traffic from a failing working path to a protection path, using pre-FEC error statistics.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4261) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, protection and restoration
O. Gerstel, I. Leung, G. Nicholl, H. Sohel, W. Wakim, and K. Wollenweber, "Near-Hitless Protection in IPoDWDM Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper NWD4.
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