For protecting an OLT failure or mixed failures cost-effectively in access networks, we connect two single-ring access architectures into a network by using optical crossbar switching technology, in which crossbar-enabled OLTs protect each other.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4261) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, protection and restoration
(060.4262) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, ring
A. Huang and B. Mukherjee, "A Two-Ring Access Network Operated by Crossbar-Enabled OLTs: Cost-Effective Robust Protection in Broadband Access Networks," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper OWH3.
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