We extend RSVP-TE protocol to handle the transponder parameters, availability at signaling time and propose two PLI-aware transponder selection policies: worst-first and best-first. The simulation results suggest that worst-first performs better w.r.t. blocking probability.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
C. Vijaya Saradhi, M. Carcagni, E. Salvadori, Y. Ye, A. Zanardi, G. M. Galimberti, G. Martinelli, A. Tanzi, D. La Fauci, and S. Piciaccia, "Physical Layer Impairment (PLI) Aware Transponder Selection Policies for GMPLS/WDM Optical Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OWA5.
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