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Comparison of SDM and WDM on Direct and Indirect Optical Data Center Networks
We benchmark Data Centre topologies under SDM and WDM transport in terms of network capacity, utilization, blocking probability, cost and power consumption. SDM offers cost and power benefits thanExpand
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Resource Allocation for Space-Division Multiplexing: Optical White Box Versus Optical Black Box Networking
Elastic optical networking (EON) with space-division multiplexing (SDM) is the only evident long-term solution to the capacity needs of the future networks. The introduction of space via spatialExpand
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Cognitive optical networks: Need, requirements and architecture
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This paper is proposing cognitive optical networks (COGNITION) as a new paradigm to address the increasing complexity of optical networks and provide an efficient autonomic as well as user-controlled network. Expand
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Archon: A Function Programmable Optical Interconnect Architecture for Transparent Intra and Inter Data Center SDM/TDM/WDM Networking
This paper reports all-optical, function programmable, transparent, intra- and inter-data center networking (DCN) using space and time-division multiplexing (SDM/TDM) within data centers andExpand
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Time shared optical network (TSON): A novel metro architecture for flexible multi-granular services
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This paper presents the TSON metro mesh network architecture for guaranteed, statistically-multiplexed services. Expand
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Experimental demonstration of a gridless multi-granular optical network supporting flexible spectrum switching
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A gridless dynamic multi-granular optical network supporting flexible spectrum allocation is proposed and experimentally demonstrated to efficiently accommodate high-speed traffic and increase channel density for lower speed traffic leading to improved network efficiency and scalability. Expand
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High performance and flexible FPGA-based time shared optical network (TSON) metro node
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The paper presents the architecture, implementation and evaluation of the flexible and finely granular Time Shared Optical Network metro node (TSON). Expand
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Hardware virtualized flexible network for wireless data-center optical interconnects [invited]
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We propose novel architectural and technological modifications to the TSON technology with the goal to enhance its capabilities and facilitate its integration with DC and WN domains in a virtualized and converged multitechnology platform scenario. Expand
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Field trial of a 1.5 Tb/s adaptive and gridless OXC supporting elastic 1000-fold all-optical bandwidth granularity.
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An adaptive gridless OXC is implemented using a 3D-MEMS optical backplane plus optical modules (sub-systems) that provide elastic spectrum and time switching functionality. Expand
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Gridless optical networking field trial: Flexible spectrum switching, defragmentation and transport of 10G/40G/100G/555G over 620-km field fiber
We report the first gridless networking field trial with flexible spectrum switching nodes over 620 km field fibre links. Successful transport, spectrum switching and defragmentation achieved forExpand
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