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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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Using SDN Technology to Enable Cost-Effective Bandwidth-on-Demand for Cloud Services [Invited]
We describe bandwidth-on-demand in an evolved multilayer, software-defined networking (SDN) based cloud... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A326-A334 (2015)

Reoptimization of Dynamic Flexgrid Optical Networks After Link Failure Repairs
In dynamic flexgrid optical networks, the usage of capacity may not be optimal due to the permanent process... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.49-61 (2015)

Virtual Network Provisioning Over Distance-Adaptive Flexible-Grid Optical Networks [Invited]
In software-defined optical networks (SDONs), network services are provided in terms of virtual optical... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A318-A325 (2015)

Minimizing Blocking Probability for the Multicast Routing and Wavelength Assignment Problem in WDM Networks: Exact Solutions and Heuristic Algorithms
Given a sparse splitting wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) network and a set of available wavelengths,... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.36-48 (2015)

Provisioning and Restoration With Sliceability in GMPLS-Based Elastic Optical Networks [Invited]
Multiflow bandwidth variable transponders supporting sliceability enable effective use of node and spectrum... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A309-A317 (2015)

Architecture on Demand Design for High-Capacity Optical SDM/TDM/FDM Switching
Reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADMs) are key elements in operators’ backbone... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.21-35 (2015)

Cost-Effective Topology Design for HSR Resilient Mesh Networks
High-availability seamless redundancy (HSR) protocol provides a zero failover time protection applicable to... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.8-20 (2015)

High Output Power and Burst Extinction Ratio λ-Tunable ONU Transmitter Using Burst-Mode Booster SOA for WDM/TDM-PON
This paper proposes a high output power and high burst extinction ratio wavelength (λ)-tunable optical... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.1-7 (2015)

Field Demonstration of Multi-Domain Software-Defined Transport Networking With Multi-Controller Collaboration for Data Center Interconnection [Invited]
Software-defined networking (SDN) with optical transport techniques enables network operators and data center... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A301-A308 (2015)

Throughput Comparison Between 50-GHz and 37.5-GHz Grid Transparent Networks [Invited]
With the introduction of Nyquist pulse shaping, it is possible to transmit a channel in a spectral window... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A293-A300 (2015)

Superfilter Technique in SDN-Controlled Elastic Optical Networks [Invited]
In flexigrid elastic optical networks, filtering cascade effects strongly affect the overall transmission... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A285-A292 (2015)

Polar-Based OFDM and SC-FDE Links Toward Energy-Efficient Gbps Transmission Under IM-DD Optical System Constraints [Invited]
Recent studies have investigated the use of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) and single... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A277-A284 (2015)

Active Stateful PCE With Hitless LDPC Code Adaptation [Invited]
The path computation element (PCE) architecture was originally proposed with a stateless condition, i.e.,... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 2, pp.A268-A276 (2015)

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Vol. 6, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2014  pp: 1059–1142

On-Demand Spectrum and Core Allocation for Reducing Crosstalk in Multicore Fibers in Elastic Optical Networks
In the past few years, many researchers have studied elastic optical networks, which exhibit a dramatically... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1059-1071 (2014)

Enhancing the Security of Free-Space Optical Communications With Secret Sharing and Key Agreement
Security issues of free-space optical (FSO) communications are discussed. Based on a subcarrier... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1072-1081 (2014)

A Novel Access and Control System in a WDM Passive Star-Coupled Network for Optical Backhaul
A passive star-coupled (PSC) optical wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) network is considered a promising... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1082-1092 (2014)

Power-Efficiency Considerations for Adaptive Long-Haul Optical Transceivers
Adaptive optical transceivers are considered among the candidates for future optical communications,... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1093-1103 (2014)

Load-Dependent Power-Efficient Passive Optical Network Architectures
Passive optical networks consume nearly 70% of peak power even when the network load is almost zero (i.e.,... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1104-1114 (2014)

Dynamic Routing and Spectrum Allocation in Elastic Optical Networks With Mixed Line Rates
Elastic optical networks (EONs) are considered a very promising solution for next-generation optical... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1115-1127 (2014)

Efficient and Accurate Analytical Performance Models for Translucent Optical Networks
This paper presents new analytical models for computing the blocking performance of translucent optical... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 12, pp.1128-1142 (2014)

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

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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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