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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 26 — Dec. 12, 2011
  • pp: B251–B259

An impairment-aware virtual optical network composition mechanism for future Internet

Shuping Peng, Reza Nejabati, Siamak Azodolmolky, Eduard Escalona, and Dimitra Simeonidou  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 26, pp. B251-B259 (2011)

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In this paper, a novel Infrastructure as a Service architecture for future Internet enabled by optical network virtualization is proposed. Central to this architecture is a novel virtual optical network (VON) composition mechanism capable of taking physical layer impairments (PLIs) into account. The impact of PLIs on VON composition is investigated based on both analytical model of PLIs and industrial parameters. Furthermore, the impact of network topology on VON composition is evaluated.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Backbone and Core Networks

Original Manuscript: September 30, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2011
Published: November 18, 2011

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Shuping Peng, Reza Nejabati, Siamak Azodolmolky, Eduard Escalona, and Dimitra Simeonidou, "An impairment-aware virtual optical network composition mechanism for future Internet," Opt. Express 19, B251-B259 (2011)

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