For a dynamic routing and wavelength assignment (RWA) a star topology is shown to be more efficient in comparison with a ring topology. Analytical formulas for a dynamic RWA in a star network are presented and verified with virtual simulation.
© 2005 Chinese Optics Letters
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
Jiajia Chen, Xiang Lu, and Sailing He, "Analytical formulas for calculating the blocking probability of a dynamic star network," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 579-581 (2005)