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Optical Networking Technologies That Will Create Future Bandwidth-Abundant Networks [Invited]

Published in Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, Vol. 1 Issue 2, pp.A81-A93 (2009)
by Ken-ichi Sato and Hiroshi Hasegawa

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Spotlight summary: What is optical technology’s role in the scope of the future Internet? The authors’ address this question, providing a detailed overview of optical networking technology’s ability to create bandwidth-abundant future networks responding to the inefficiencies of current IP technologies—in particular the energy consumption and throughput limitations of IP routers.

OCIS Codes: (060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.4253) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, circuit-switched
(060.4265) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, wavelength routing
(060.6718) Fiber optics and optical communications : Switching, circuit


Posted on July 17, 2009

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