Analysis of sparse-partial wavelength conversion in wavelength-routed WDM networks

@article{Chu2004AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of sparse-partial wavelength conversion in wavelength-routed WDM networks},
  author={Xiaowen Chu and Jiangchuan Liu and Zhensheng Zhang},
  journal={IEEE INFOCOM 2004},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={1363-1371 vol.2}
}
Wavelength conversion has been shown as one of the key techniques to improve blocking performance in a wavelength-routed all-optical network. Given that wavelength converters nowadays remain very expensive, how to make effective use of a limited number of wavelength converters becomes an important issue. We propose sparse-partial wavelength conversion (SPWC) network architecture with the inherent flexibility that can facilitate network carriers to migrate the optical backbone to support… CONTINUE READING
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