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Dimensioning of Non-hierarchical Interconnected WDM Ring Networks [chapter]

Peter Arijs, Piet Demeester, Philip Achten, Wim Van Parys
2001 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper we consider the routing of wavelengths in an interconnected WDM ring network, based on Optical Channel Dedicated Protection Rings (OCh-DPRing).  ...  Furthermore we present results on network cost and availability for different network and ring sizes.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Bart Van Caenegem (University of Gent), Eugenio Iannone and Filippo Bentivoglio (Pirelli) are acknowledged for the fruitful collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35410-1_9 fatcat:ecyfpymqybguxkf2owjgyqaohe

Tools and methodologies for designing energy-efficient photonic networks-on-chip for highperformance chip multiprocessors

Johnnie Chan, Gilbert Hendry, Aleksandr Biberman, Keren Bergman
2010 Proceedings of 2010 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems  
Here, we review some of the currently proposed designs for chip-scale photonic interconnection networks, the design methodologies required to produce viable network topologies, and a simulation environment  ...  Photonic interconnection networks have recently been proposed as a replacement to conventional electronic networkon-chip solutions in delivering the ever increasing communication requirements of future  ...  dimension).  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscas.2010.5537792 dblp:conf/iscas/ChanHBB10 fatcat:yabvsrdwpbhulmohz2dnunpxwi

GLOW: A global router for low-power thermal-reliable interconnect synthesis using photonic wavelength multiplexing

Duo Ding, Bei Yu, David Z. Pan
2012 17th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference  
Compared with a greedy approach, GLOW demonstrates around 23%-50% of total optical power reduction, revealing great potential of on-chip WDM interconnect synthesis.  ...  In this paper, we examine the integration potential and explore the design space of low power thermal reliable on-chip interconnect synthesis featuring nanophotonics Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM  ...  Specifically, on-chip networks and special architecture designs have been proposed (e.g., [10, 13, 15] ) to enable high throughput network communication with on-chip nanophotonic WDM links.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aspdac.2012.6165031 dblp:conf/aspdac/DingYP12 fatcat:6ykvyjc5zfasncfn5ko7dduzta

Fiber-optic interconnection networks for signal processing applications [chapter]

Magnus Jonsson
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Fiber-optic networks are a promising alternative and a lot of work have been done.  ...  In this paper, a number of fiber-optic interconnection architectures are reviewed, especially from a radar signal processing point-of-view.  ...  WDM Ring Networks Each node in a WDM ring network has an ADM (Add-Drop Multiplexer) to insert, listen, and remove wavelength channels from the ring.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0098016 fatcat:o2lfarwa4nagheqc7lty6woqie

Broadcast and Weight: An Integrated Network For Scalable Photonic Spike Processing

Alexander N. Tait, Mitchell A. Nahmias, Bhavin J. Shastri, Paul R. Prucnal
2014 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
Index Terms-Asynchronous circuits, network topology, neuromorphics, optical computing, optical interconnects, photonic integrated circuits, spiking neural networks, system analysis and design, WDM networks  ...  Designs for a network protocol, computational element, and waveguide medium are described, and novel methods are considered in relation to prior research in optical on-chip networking, neural networking  ...  Optical ring networks with WDM channelization have been proposed as a means to obtain collision-free multicast networks, notably ATAC [34] and optical ring NoC (ORNoC) [35] . Psota et al.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2014.2345652 fatcat:4mwhpxwj4ra3bow77rxxqr4wve

Low-power integration of on-chip nanophotonic interconnect for high-performance optoelectrical IC

Duo Ding, David Z. Pan, Alexei L. Glebov, Ray T. Chen
2012 Optoelectronic Interconnects XII  
specific ICs with opto-electrical interconnection.  ...  In this manuscript we study the potentials of nanophotonics on-chip integration and propose a set of automation methodologies to construct low power on-chip interconnect with flexible geometry shapes.  ...  In Section 3 we explore the design space of low power photonic on-chip integration using non-rectilinear interconnect geometries.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.913886 fatcat:2i3lztnbmrhqrk6phtlhdm52pq

UC-PHOTON: A novel hybrid photonic network-on-chip for multiple use-case applications

Shirish Bahirat, Sudeep Pasricha
2010 2010 11th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED)  
Networks-on-chip (NoC) have recently gained popularity as scalable and adaptive on-chip communication fabrics, but suffer from prohibitive power dissipation.  ...  In this paper we propose UC-PHOTON, a novel hybrid photonic NoC communication architecture optimized to cope with the variable bandwidth and latency constraints of multiple use-case applications implemented  ...  WDM can thus significantly improve photonic interconnect bandwidth density over electrical interconnects.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isqed.2010.5450500 dblp:conf/isqed/BahiratP10 fatcat:tr6jporxebdipnrqv7m4vrrnve

System-level analysis of mesh-based hybrid optical-electronic network-on-chip

Yaoyao Ye, Xiaowen Wu, Jiang Xu, Mahdi Nikdast, Zhehui Wang, Xuan Wang, Zhe Wang
2013 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS2013)  
Network-on-chip (NoC) can improve the performance, power efficiency, and scalability of multiprocessor systemon-chip (MPSoC).  ...  We propose a low-cost mesh-based hybrid opticalelectronic NoC, HOME, with non-blocking 5x5, 4x4 and 3x3 optical switching fabrics.  ...  Kirman et al. proposed a hierarchical optoelectrical system, where an optical ring is used to connect electronic clusters [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/iscas.2013.6571846 dblp:conf/iscas/YeWXNWWW13 fatcat:rx4d72c775bc3iqirn7ip2mseu

Architectural Exploration of Chip-Scale Photonic Interconnection Network Designs Using Physical-Layer Analysis

Johnnie Chan, Gilbert Hendry, Aleksandr Biberman, Keren Bergman
2010 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
Chip-scale photonic interconnection networks have emerged as a promising technology solution that can address many of the scalability challenges facing the communication networks in next-generation high-performance  ...  We conduct an architectural exploration of four chip-scale photonic interconnection networks in a novel simulation environment, measuring insertion loss, crosstalk, and power.  ...  Section II gives a brief overview of chip-scale silicon photonic interconnection networks and presents two previously proposed topologies, the Torus and Non-Blocking Torus.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2010.2044231 fatcat:3p342vhzffbrjnkteafb5osixq

ORBIS: A Reconfigurable Hybrid Optical Metropolitan Area Network Architecture [chapter]

Yufeng Xin, Ilia Baldine, Mark Cassada, Daniel Stevenson, Laura E. Jackson, Harry Perros
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The WDM ring is horizontally divided into multiple subnetworks, each of which supportsonetype of the traffi.c with a subset ofthe total wavelengths.  ...  In this paper, we propose a novel metropolitan area network (MAN) ring architecture, ORBIS, a multiple-service WDM platform that supports multiple transport techniques.  ...  The WDM technique has provided another dimension to provide multiple services in an integrated network.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24693-0_142 fatcat:ajtixrltvnc2jfrz4vvbwrxapu

An optical switching architecture for hierarchical group communication

Rajgopal Kannan, Sibabrata Ray, Radim Bartos
2003 Journal of systems architecture  
We then describe a two-level optical interconnection structure for groups or clusters of end-nodes (LANs or processors).  ...  The network uses readily available components such as opto-electronic directional couplers, fixed wavelength transmitters, and diffraction-based parallel receivers while avoiding the use of relatively  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the assistance of Radim Bartos as a co-author for helping develop the simulator program. We would also like to thank Dr. Hong Jiang for useful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1383-7621(03)00055-9 fatcat:tf47dvtjtzbt5mha45v34r7chi

Dynamic CANON: a scalable multidomain core network

A. Stavdas, T.G. Orphanoudakis, H.C. Leligou, K. Kanonakis, C. Matrakidis, A. Drakos, J.D. Angelopoulos, A. Lord
2008 IEEE Communications Magazine  
The explosion of current demand has brought the contemporary multidomain core network paradigm to its limit.  ...  It features both low-cost optical add/drop edge nodes exploiting WDM transmission and agile and modular centralized electro-optical switches that are presented in conjunction with the overall network architecture  ...  This allows exploiting the well-known advantages of rings in terms of dimensioning, management, multicast, protection, restoration, and so on.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2008.4539477 fatcat:hwcjj6zst5gizcnck6vp5x6nu4

Physical-Layer Modeling and System-Level Design of Chip-Scale Photonic Interconnection Networks

Johnnie Chan, Gilbert Hendry, Keren Bergman, Luca P. Carloni
2011 IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems  
Photonic technology is becoming an increasingly attractive solution to the problems facing today's electronic chip-scale interconnection networks.  ...  We also describe a set of tools which can be utilized to assess the physical-layer and system-level performance properties of a photonic network.  ...  of photonic interconnection networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcad.2011.2157157 fatcat:rmaazvpdkfhmxo4k3uenh6vk5u

Exploring hybrid photonic networks-on-chip foremerging chip multiprocessors

Shirish Bahirat, Sudeep Pasricha
2009 Proceedings of the 7th IEEE/ACM international conference on Hardware/software codesign and system synthesis - CODES+ISSS '09  
Our proposed hybrid photonic NoC utilizes a photonic ring waveguide to enhance a traditional 2D electrical mesh NoC.  ...  Networks on Chip (NoCs) have emerged as scalable communication fabrics that can support high bandwidths for these massively parallel systems.  ...  XY dimension order routing is employed to simplify router and network interface (NI) design for routing on the electrical network.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1629435.1629453 dblp:conf/codes/BahiratP09 fatcat:w3ih26hblrbe7pipe6q7ye7itq

Toward wide-scale all-optical transparent networking: the ACTS optical pan-European network (OPEN) project

M.W. Chbat, E. Grard, L. Berthelon, A. Jourdan, P.A. Perrier, A. Leclert, B. Landousies, A. Ramdane, N. Parnis, E.V. Jones, E. Limal, H.N. Poulsen (+13 others)
1998 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
The European ACTS project optical pan-European network (OPEN) aims at assessing the feasibility of an optical pan-European overlay network, interconnecting major European cities by means of a mesh of high-capacity  ...  Index Terms-ACTS, all-optical networks, field trials, pan-European network, wavelength division multiplexing (WDM).  ...  OTDM/WDM Interface Among the different structures considered within COST 239 for the pan-European network [23] , was an approach seeking to partition the network into WDM islands, interconnected by high-speed  ... 
doi:10.1109/49.725192 fatcat:grm2oo2jhngdlceowwg7ypg4vy
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