OSA's Digital Library

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

  • Editors: K. Bergman and O. Gerstel
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: B142–B150

Impact of Add/Drop Port Utilization Flexibility in DWDM Networks [Invited]

João Pedro and Sílvia Pato  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 4, Issue 11, pp. B142-B150 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOCN.4.00B142


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1181 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Optical transport networks are at the turning point from providing semi-permanent connections to being engineered to efficiently support dynamic optical connection services. Vital to this transition is the availability of node architectures that improve the flexibility of add/drop port utilization, thereby enabling the transponder connected to a port to be reused to realize connections with different wavelength channels or using different input/output fiber links (directions). This paper assesses the network-wide blocking performance provided by node architectures with different degrees of freedom for port reuse. The performance assessment not only clearly highlights the relevance of maximizing the chances of transponder sharing in transport networks, but also shows that the network topology determines which of the degrees of freedom for port reuse is more relevant.

© 2012 OSA

OCIS Codes
(060.4251) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, assignment and routing algorithms
(060.4253) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, circuit-switched

ToC Category:
OFC/NFOEC 2012

History
Original Manuscript: June 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 28, 2012
Published: October 29, 2012

Citation
João Pedro and Sílvia Pato, "Impact of Add/Drop Port Utilization Flexibility in DWDM Networks [Invited]," J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 4, B142-B150 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jocn/abstract.cfm?URI=jocn-4-11-B142


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. S. Gringeri, B. Basch, V. Shukla, R. Egorov, and T. Xia, “Flexible architectures for optical transport nodes and networks,” IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 48, no. 7, pp. 40–50, July2010. [CrossRef]
  2. A. Eira, J. Pedro, and J. Pires, “Optimized design of shared restoration in flexible-grid transparent optical networks,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf. and the Nat. Fiber Optic Engineers Conf. (OFC/NFOEC), Los Angeles, CA, 2012, JTh2A.37.
  3. M. Carroll, J. Roese, and T. Ohara, “The operator’s view of OTN evolution,” IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 48, no. 9, pp. 46–52, Sept.2010. [CrossRef]
  4. N. Ghani, Q. Liu, A. Gumaste, D. Benhaddou, N. Rao, and T. Lehman, “Control plane design in multidomain/multilayer optical networks,” IEEE Commun. Mag., vol. 46, no. 6, pp. 78–87, June2008. [CrossRef]
  5. A. Chiu, G. Choudhury, M. Feuer, J. Strand, and S. Woodward, “Integrated restoration for next-generation IP-over-optical networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 29, no. 6, pp. 916–924, Mar.2011. [CrossRef]
  6. M. Feuer, S. Woodward, P. Palacharla, X. Wang, I. Kim, and D. Bihon, “Intra-node contention in dynamic photonic networks,” J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 529–535, Feb.2011. [CrossRef]
  7. J. Pedro and S. Pato, “Quantifying the impact of DWDM nodes with flexible add/drop port utilization for dynamic connection setup,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf. and the Nat. Fiber Optic Engineers Conf. (OFC/NFOEC), Los Angeles, CA, 2012, NM3F.2.
  8. G. Shen, Y. Li, and L. Peng, “How much can colorless, directionless and contentionless (CDC) of ROADM help dynamic lightpath provisioning?” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf. and the Nat. Fiber Optic Engineers Conf. (OFC/NFOEC), Los Angeles, CA, 2012, NW3F.1.
  9. R. Ramaswami and K. Sivarajan, Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective. Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, CA, 2002.
  10. B. Mukherjee, Optical WDM Networks. Springer-Verlag, Secaucus, NJ, 2006.
  11. R. Huelsermann, M. Gunkel, C. Meusburger, and D. Schupke, “Cost modeling and evaluation of capital expenditures in optical multilayer networks,” J. Opt. Netw., vol. 7, no. 9, pp. 814–833, Sept.2008. [CrossRef]
  12. T. Strasser and J. Wagener, “Wavelength-selective switches for ROADM applications,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron., vol. 16, no. 5, pp. 1150–1157, Sept./Oct.2010. [CrossRef]
  13. F. Solano and M. Pióro, “Lightpath reconfiguration in WDM networks,” J. Opt. Commun. Netw., vol. 2, no. 12, pp. 1010–1021, Dec.2010. [CrossRef]
  14. A. Patel, P. Ji, J. Jue, and T. Wang, “Defragmentation of transparent flexible optical WDM (FWDM) networks,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conf. and the Nat. Fiber Optic Engineers Conf. (OFC/NFOEC), Los Angeles, CA, 2011, OTuI8.
  15. Compendium of survivable transport network topologies. [Online]. Available: http://www.av.it.pt/anp/on/refnet2.html.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited