Ethernet and IP (Internet Protocol) have become the ubiquitous protocols for today’s data communication networks, with Ethernet being used to provide the physical layer and data-link layer functions and IP for routing and internetworking in the network layer. Here feature editors Cedric F. Lam and Danny H. K. Tsang discuss the emerging technology of Optical Ethernet and introduce the papers in this feature issue of JON.
© 2002 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: July 25, 2002
Revised Manuscript: July 25, 2002
Published: August 2, 2002
Cedric Lam and Danny Tsang, "Optical Ethernet: introduction to the feature issue," J. Opt. Netw. 1, 251-252 (2002)