A novel constraint-based routing (CBR) algorithm taking into account the dominant linear and nonlinear fiber optical transmission impairments has been analyzed. It is shown that CBR and intelligent regenerator placement decrease the blocking probability significantly.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms
S. Pachnicke, T. Paschenda, and P. M. Krummrich, "Physical Impairment Based Regenerator Placement and Routing in Translucent Optical Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OWA2.
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