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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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Toward Terabit Autonomic Optical Networks Based on a Software Defined Adaptive/Cognitive Approach [Invited]
Terabit elastic optical networking (EON) is foreseen as a viable solution to extend the lifetime of a network... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A421-A431 (2015)

Experimental Study of Type B Protection for a TWDM-PON System [Invited]
A passive optical network (PON) protection scheme is needed to ensure the system reliability required for... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A414-A420 (2015)

Performance of an Amplify-and-Forward Dual-Hop Asymmetric RF–FSO Communication System
In this work, the performance and the capacity analysis of a fixed-gain amplify-and-forward (AF)-based... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.124-135 (2015)

Next-Generation Optical Access Seamless Evolution: Concluding Results of the European FP7 Project OASE
Increasing bandwidth demand drives the need for next-generation optical access (NGOA) networks that can meet... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.109-123 (2015)

Spectrally Efficient Enhanced-Performance Bidirectional Coherent PON With Laserless 10  Gb/s ONU [Invited]
We present and experimentally characterize a spectrally efficient, bidirectional, ultradense... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A403-A413 (2015)

Impact of IP Layer Routing Policy on Multilayer Design [Invited]
In this work we, first, investigate multilayer network planning approaches with different levels of... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A396-A402 (2015)

First Demonstration of Automated Control and Assessment of a Dynamically Reconfigured Monolithic 8  ×  8 Wavelength-and-Space Switch [Invited]
A control plane is implemented to allow the first (to our knowledge) demonstration of scheduling and power... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 3, pp.A388-A395 (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)

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)

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)

Big File Protocol for OTN and Ethernet Transport Systems
Demand for high-bandwidth services is rapidly increasing, placing current network infrastructure under... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.96-108 (2015)

Achievable Capacity Region of a Gaussian Optical Wireless Relay Channel
Congested and expensive radio spectrum coupled with an insatiable demand for higher throughput in the last... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.83-95 (2015)

Design of WDM-RoF-PON Based on Improved OFDM Mechanism and Optical Coherent Technology
In this paper, we propose a wavelength division multiplexed radio-over-fiber passive optical network... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.74-82 (2015)

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Vol. 7, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2015  pp: 62–135

Comprehensive Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.15.7 CSMA/CA Mechanism for Saturated Traffic
IEEE 802.15.7 is a physical and MAC layer standard for visible-light communication. This paper thoroughly... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.62-73 (2015)

Design of WDM-RoF-PON Based on Improved OFDM Mechanism and Optical Coherent Technology
In this paper, we propose a wavelength division multiplexed radio-over-fiber passive optical network... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.74-82 (2015)

Achievable Capacity Region of a Gaussian Optical Wireless Relay Channel
Congested and expensive radio spectrum coupled with an insatiable demand for higher throughput in the last... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.83-95 (2015)

Big File Protocol for OTN and Ethernet Transport Systems
Demand for high-bandwidth services is rapidly increasing, placing current network infrastructure under... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.96-108 (2015)

Next-Generation Optical Access Seamless Evolution: Concluding Results of the European FP7 Project OASE
Increasing bandwidth demand drives the need for next-generation optical access (NGOA) networks that can meet... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.109-123 (2015)

Performance of an Amplify-and-Forward Dual-Hop Asymmetric RF–FSO Communication System
In this work, the performance and the capacity analysis of a fixed-gain amplify-and-forward (AF)-based... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.124-135 (2015)

Dynamic Restoration With GMPLS and SDN Control Plane in Elastic Optical Networks [Invited]
Optical transport networks typically deploy dynamic restoration mechanisms in order to automatically recover... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A174-A182 (2015)

Survivable Virtual Infrastructure Mapping With Dedicated Protection in Transport Software-Defined Networks [Invited]
Efficiently mapping multiple virtual infrastructures (VIs) onto the same physical substrate with... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A183-A189 (2015)

Predeployment of Regenerators for Fast Service Provisioning in DWDM Transport Networks [Invited]
Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) transport networks are evolving to support dynamic... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A190-A199 (2015)

Performance Optimization of Nyquist Signaling for Spectrally Efficient Optical Access Networks [Invited]
In this work, Nyquist pulse-shaping technology is exploited for future implementations of optical access... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A200-A208 (2015)

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In Progress

OFC 2014
  • Ori Gerstel and Pat Iannone
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)

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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