We experimentally demonstrate, for the first time, a novel LightLabel OFDM (LL-OFDM) system supporting real-time lightpath tracing and cross-layer lightpath configuration. Simulations show its benefits, including reduced setup latency and lower blocking probability.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
W. Wei, M. D. Feuer, D. Qian, P. N. Ji, N. Cvijetic, C. Wang, and T. Wang, "A Novel LightLabel Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (LL-OFDM) System for Cross-Layer Lightpath Monitoring and Setup," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper PDPA7.
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