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Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking

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The Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN) covers all aspects of optical networking including network architectures, performance, protocols, and algorithms, as well as networking aspects of devices and components, the physical layer, and cross-layer interactions. JOCN is a joint publishing effort of the OSA and IEEE.

Editors-in-Chief: Ori Gerstel, Cisco Systems and Patrick Iannone, Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs
ISSN: 1943-0620 | eISSN: 1943-0639
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication; Monthly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 1.547

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Ground Segment Design for Broadband Geostationary Satellite With Optical Feeder Link
High-data-rate space-to-ground optical links are anticipated to be an alternative to radio-frequency spectrum... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.325-336 (2015)

Joint Defragmentation of Optical Spectrum and IT Resources in Elastic Optical Datacenter Interconnections
With its agile spectrum management in the optical layer, the flexible-grid elastic optical network can become... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.314-324 (2015)

OpenFlow and GMPLS Unified Control Planes: Testbed Implementation and Comparative Study
Finding an effective and simple unified control plane (UCP) for IP/dense wavelength division multiplexing... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.301-313 (2015)

Optical Load-Balancing Tradeoffs in Wavelength-Routing Cloud Data Centers
Wavelength routing based on arrayed waveguide grating (AWG) devices has been proposed as a disruptive... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.286-300 (2015)

High-Speed All-Optical Encryption and Decryption Based on Two-Photon Absorption in Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
We propose a scheme to realize high-speed all-optical encryption and decryption using key-stream generators... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.276-285 (2015)

Independent Transient Plane Design for Protection in OpenFlow-Based Networks
Network protection against link failure is required to allow packets to reach the destination with minimal... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.264-275 (2015)

Packet Coalescing Strategies for Energy Efficient High-Speed Communications Over Plastic Optical Fibers
Many recent standards for wireline communications have included a low-power operation mode for energy... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.253-263 (2015)

Impact of Band Rejection in Multichannel Broadband Subcarrier Multiplexing
This paper explores experimentally the impairments in performance that are generated when multiple... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.248-252 (2015)

Integrity Enhancement of Flexible/Semi-Flexible Grid Networks That Minimizes Disruption in Spectrum Defragmentation and Bitrate-Dependent Blocking
We propose a novel disruption-minimized dynamic rerouting and spectrum defragmentation algorithm that... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.235-247 (2015)

Optimal Multi-Period Provisioning of Fixed and Flex-Rate Modular Line Interfaces in DWDM Networks
Flex-rate transmission is seen as a core element in the realization of programmable backbone networks. The... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.223-234 (2015)

Digital Filter Multiple Access PONs With DSP-Enabled Software Reconfigurability
Digital filter multiple access (DFMA) passive optical networks (PONs) are, for the first time to our... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.215-222 (2015)

DC-Biased Optical OFDM for IM/DD Passive Optical Network Systems
In the context of access networks, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) has been extensively... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 4, pp.205-214 (2015)

Performance Evaluation of a Hybrid Optical/Electrical Interconnect
In response to the need for higher-speed and affordable-cost datacenter interconnection networks, hybrid... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.193-204 (2015)

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Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2015  pp: 136–204

All-Optical Networks: Security Issues Analysis
All-optical networks (AONs) are emerging as a promising technology for future telecommunication and data... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.136-145 (2015)

Serving Multicast Requests on Single-Layer and Multilayer Flexgrid Networks
Advanced services require a high bitrate, e.g., multigigabit, multicast connectivity being provided by core... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.146-155 (2015)

General Construction Method of Multilength Optical Orthogonal Codes With Arbitrary Cross-Correlation Constraint for OCDMA Multimedia Network
Due to the fact that we lack a general construction method of (N,w,λ,λ) multiple-length (ML)... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.156-163 (2015)

Full-Duplex MAC Protocol Based on Adaptive Contention Window for Visible Light Communication
As an alternative technology to radio-frequency-based communication, visible light communication (VLC) has... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.164-171 (2015)

Impact of Adaptive-Rate Transponders and Fiber Attributes on the Achievable Capacity
We use the analytical Gaussian noise model to assess the achievable capacity over a fully transparent network... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.172-175 (2015)

Intelligent Inter-domain Connection Provisioning for Multi-domain Multi-vendor Optical Networks
We propose a semicentralized semidistributed network architecture based on active stateful path computation... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.176-192 (2015)

Performance Evaluation of a Hybrid Optical/Electrical Interconnect
In response to the need for higher-speed and affordable-cost datacenter interconnection networks, hybrid... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.193-204 (2015)

Demonstration of a Symmetric 40  Gbit/s TWDM-PON Over 40  km Passive Reach Using 10  G Burst-Mode DML and EDC for Upstream Transmission [Invited]
To meet the 2015 timeline, a hybrid time- and wavelength-division multiplexed passive optical network... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A363-A371 (2015)

Dynamic IQ Data Compression Using Wireless Resource Allocation for Mobile Front-Haul With TDM–PON [Invited]
The time-division multiplexed–passive optical network (TDM–PON) architecture can efficiently... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A372-A378 (2015)

Field-Trial Demonstration of Cost Efficient Sub-wavelength Service Through Integrated Packet/Circuit Hybrid Network [Invited]
Carriers are under constant pressure to meet the ever-increasing bandwidth demand while reducing cost per... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A379-A387 (2015)

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Published

OFC 2014
  • Ori Gerstel and Pat Iannone
  • Published
OFC/NFOEC 2013
  • Keren Bergman and Ori Gerstel
  • Published
OFC/NFOEC 2012
  • Keren Bergman and Ori Gerstel
  • Published
Enabling Optical Devices for Scalable Networks
  • Pascal Besnard, Liam Barry, and Dan Kilper
  • Published
Optics in the Data Center
  • Madeleine Glick, Ashok Krishnamoorthy, and Clint Schow
  • Published
Next-Generation WDM-PON-Based Optical Access Networks
  • Ioannis Tomkos
  • Published
Architectures and Technologies for Ultra-High Capacity Switched and Routed Optical Networks
  • Ken-ichi Kitayama, Roberto Sabella, and Rod Tucker
  • Published
Optical Networks for the Future Internet
  • Lena Wosinska, Dimitra Simeonidou, Anna Tzanakaki, Carla Raffaelli, and Christina Politi
  • Published
Radio-over-Optical-Fiber Networks
  • Jianjun Yu, Gee-Kung Chang, A. M. J. Koonen, and Georgios Ellinas
  • Published
Optical Routers
  • Keren Bergman, Madeleine Glick, and S. J. Ben Yoo
  • Published

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