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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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10  Gbit/s Delay Modulation Using a Directly Modulated DFB Laser for a TWDM PON With Converged Services [Invited]
A 10 Gbit/s transmission with delay modulation is demonstrated using directly modulated lasers for time-... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A87-A96 (2015)

Managing Topology Growth in ROADM Networks [Invited]
Deployment of a new technology across a large network can take years, usually with a strong economic... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A80-A86 (2015)

Genetic Approach for Optimizing the Placement of All-Optical Regenerators in WSON
In wavelength switched optical networks (WSONs), the placement of opto-electronic regenerators has always... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.1028-1037 (2014)

In-Service Monitoring of PON Access Networks With Powerline Independent Devices
In this paper we describe and demonstrate a new remote in-service monitoring technique for passive optical... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.1018-1027 (2014)

Experimental Demonstration of a Statistical OFDM-PON With Multiband ONUs and Elastic Bandwidth Allocation [Invited]
The statistical orthogonal frequency division multiplexing passive optical network (OFDM-PON) concept with... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A73-A79 (2015)

Minimum- and Maximum-Entropy Routing and Spectrum Assignment for Flexgrid Elastic Optical Networking [Invited]
We present two complementary routing and spectrum assignment (RSA) algorithms that use a quantitative... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A66-A72 (2015)

Survivable Impairment-Constrained Virtual Optical Network Mapping in Flexible-Grid Optical Networks
In this paper, we study the problem of survivable impairment-constrained virtual optical network mapping in... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.1008-1017 (2014)

Regional Failure-Resilient Virtual Infrastructure Mapping in a Federated Computing and Networking System
Network-wide virtualization is a promising technique that will enable future Internet to support a variety of... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.997-1007 (2014)

High-Capacity and High-Loss-Budget OFDM Long-Reach PON Without an Optical Amplifier [Invited]
This work utilizes high launch power and the corresponding self-phase modulation (SPM) effect to combat... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A59-A65 (2015)

400  Gb/s Real-Time Trial Using Rate-Adaptive Transponders for Next-Generation Flexible-Grid Networks [Invited]
We experimentally demonstrate real-time error-free transmission for longer than 65 h using a 400G... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A52-A58 (2015)

Wavelength Drift of Burst-Mode DML for TWDM-PON [Invited]
Thermally tunable burst-mode directly modulated lasers (DMLs) are the lowest-cost choices for the optical... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.A44-A51 (2015)

Migration Steps Toward Flexi-Grid Networks
It is widely acknowledged by operators and market analysts from all parts of the telecommunications industry... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.988-996 (2014)

Evaluating Availability of Optical Networks Based on Self-Healing Network Function Programmable ROADMs
Due to the large transmission speeds and enormous volume of transferred data, network reliability performance... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 11, pp.974-987 (2014)

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Vol. 6, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2014  pp: 816–942

Distance-Adaptive Transmission in Cloud-Ready Elastic Optical Networks
In this paper, we analyze distance-adaptive transmission in cloud-ready elastic optical networks (EONs). To... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.816-828 (2014)

FDMA PON Theoretical Model and Capacity Evaluation
In this paper, we present a complete analytical model for a frequency division multiple access passive... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.829-842 (2014)

Energy-Efficient Routing and Wavelength Assignment in Translucent Optical Networks
We study the energy-efficient routing and wavelength assignment (RWA) problem in translucent WDM networks,... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.843-857 (2014)

Design and Performance of a Cyclic Fault-Tolerant Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Switch Matrix
We propose a cyclic fault-tolerant structure for a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA) switch matrix in a... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.858-868 (2014)

Hybrid Fiber and Microwave Protection for Mobile Backhauling
Several studies have shown that optical-fiber-based backhauling offers a future proof solution to handle... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.869-878 (2014)

On Reducing Insertion Loss in Wavelength-Routed Optical Network-on-Chip Architecture
Optical/photonic network-on-chip (ONoC) architectures are emerging as a new paradigm to interconnect a large... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.879-889 (2014)

New Unified PON-RAN Access Architecture for 4G LTE Networks
This work presents a new converged access architecture for LTE mobile backhaul networks. In the proposed... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.890-900 (2014)

Service Availability Oriented p-Cycle Protection Design in Elastic Optical Networks
In this paper, we develop a theoretical model to precisely analyze the service availability of networks with... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.901-910 (2014)

Cost-Optimized Joint Resource Allocation in Grids/Clouds With Multilayer Optical Network Architecture
The requirements for large-scale computing, storage, and network capabilities by the business and scientific... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.911-924 (2014)

Virtual Network Reconfiguration for Reducing Energy Consumption in Optical Data Centers
Energy consumption by data centers has become a serious problem, and measures for its reduction should be... Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 6 Issue 10, pp.925-942 (2014)

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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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