Optimization of amplifier placements in switch-based optical networks


Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) offers a solution to the problem of exploiting the large bandwidth on optical links; it is the current favorite multiplexing technology for optical communication networks. Due to the high cost of an optical amplifier, it is desirable to strategically place the amplifiers throughout the network in a way that guarantees… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/ICC.2001.936307


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