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Dimensioning the Future Pan-European Optical Network With Energy Efficiency Considerations

Anna Tzanakaki, Kostas Katrinis, Tanya Politi, Alexandros Stavdas, Mario Pickavet, Peter Van Daele, Dimitra Simeonidou, Mike J. O'Mahony, Slaviša Aleksić, Lena Wosinska, Paolo Monti
2011 Journal of Optical Communications and Networking  
This paper studies the overall energy consumption of a pan-European optical transport network for three different time periods: today and in five and ten years from now.  ...  A wavelength routed wavelength division multiplexed optical network based on either transparent or opaque node architectures was examined considering exclusively either 10 Gbit/s or 40 Gbit/s per channel  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was performed under the support of the BONEproject ("Building the Future Optical Network in Europe"), a Network of Excellence funded by the European Commission in the 7th ICT-Framework  ... 
doi:10.1364/jocn.3.000272 fatcat:rsytc4zhr5attmbtkk74jdegxi

Transparent optical packet switching: network architecture and demonstrators in the KEOPS project

P. Gambini, M. Renaud, C. Guillemot, F. Callegati, I. Andonovic, B. Bostica, D. Chiaroni, G. Corazza, S.L. Danielsen, P. Gravey, P.B. Hansen, M. Henry (+7 others)
1998 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
The main objective of the project is the definition, development, and assessment of optical packet switching and routing networks, capable of providing transparency to the payload bit rate, using optical  ...  The feasibility of the KEOPS concept is assessed by modeling, laboratory experiments, and testbed implementation of optical packet switching nodes and network/node interfacing blocks, including a fully  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank all of the people involved in the project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/49.725193 fatcat:bjnb7ssnrzeajmgmqpm3fknkja

A Cost Model for the WDM Layer

M. Gunkel, R. Leppla, M. Wade, A. Lord, D. Schupke, G. Lehmann, C. Furst, S. Bodamer, B. Bollenz, H. Haunstein, H. Nakajima, J. Martensson
2006 2006 International Conference on Photonics in Switching  
This model can serve as a reference for future technoeconomic research into optical transport networks in general.  ...  It was developed within the European NOBEL project [1] and aligned by major European network suppliers and operators.  ...  The work reported in this paper has been supported by the European Commission in the context of the IST project NOBEL. The responsibility for the content of this paper is with the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ps.2006.4350152 fatcat:6obkzkdxh5fbxcmghl7tzfifxe

Optical Communications Research at Institute of Telecommunications

2005 Fiber and integrated optics (Print)  
These activities cover various aspects related with optical components/subsystems, optical communication systems, and optical networking.  ...  In this contribution we present a brief summary of research activities carried out at Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT, Institute of Telecommunications) in optical communications.  ...  The developed EDC systems for 10 Gbit/s and 40 Gbit/s are based on a post-feed-forward equalizer (FFE).  ... 
doi:10.1080/01468030590923073 fatcat:kaj3reqzxzdetkndymca7t6f24

Native 10Gigabit Ethernet experiments over long distances

Catalin Meirosu, Piotr Golonka, Andreas Hirstius, Stefan Stancu, Bob Dobinson, Erik Radius, Antony Antony, Freek Dijkstra, Johan Blom, Cees de Laat
2005 Future generations computer systems  
In this article, we report on the experience gathered while building the first trans-European native 10 Gigabit Ethernet testbed based on WAN PHY.  ...  This opened a debate as to whether Ethernet is now a valid alternative to Synchronous Optical Network/Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SONET/SDH) for WANs.  ...  We acknowledge the funding support of two European projects: ESTA (IST-2001-33182) and DataTAG (IST-2001-32459).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.future.2004.10.003 fatcat:oudmwhtnurfyxjbclqv5prelaa

Planning and dimensioning of multilayer optical transport networks

Rui Manuel Morais, Joao Pedro, Armando Nolasco Pinto
2015 2015 17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON)  
To accommodate the P CDC ads (i) Table 5 . 5 1. The 10 Gbit/s muxponder can accept all mixtures of 1.25 Gbit/s and 2.5 Gbit/s signals and generates a 10 Gbit/s signal.  ...  For example, 2.5 Gbit/s signals into 10 Gbit/s or a mixture of 10 Gbit/s and 40 Gbit/s into a 100 Gbit/s line signal.  ...  Constraint (6.2) guarantees that all client signals requiring a two stage grooming between the nodes o and d, t c * (o, d), have an input port with the same bit rate in one muxponder module a generating  ... 
doi:10.1109/icton.2015.7193723 fatcat:qdngqfsqund4tjvqi27asehb6i

Radio-over-fiber transport for the support of wireless broadband services [Invited]

Nathan J. Gomes, Maria Morant, Arokiaswami Alphones, Béatrice Cabon, John E. Mitchell, Christophe Lethien, Mark Csörnyei, Andreas Stöhr, Stavros Iezekiel
2009 Journal of Optical Networking  
Some of the work carried out within the EU Network of Excellence ISIS on radio-over-fiber systems for the support of current and emerging wireless networks is reviewed.  ...  The performance of the radio-over-fiber transmission is referenced to the specifications of the relevant standard, protocol operation is verified, and complete network demonstrations are implemented.  ...  Acknowledgments The work reported has been partially funded by the European Union (EU) through the ISIS Network of Excellence (FP6-IST-026592).  ... 
doi:10.1364/jon.8.000156 fatcat:ldf2lebodnb7rnrkqrzxgdcaua

Multi-gigabit optical interconnects for next-generation on-board digital equipment

Michel Sotom, Norbert Venet, Henri Favaro, Michel Maignan, Jacques Berthon, Josiane Costeraste, Errico Armandillo
2017 International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2004  
The demonstration made use of commercial parallel optical link modules at 850 nm wavelength, with 12 channels running at up to 2.5 Gbit/s.  ...  An optical backplane interconnect was breadboarded, on the basis of a digital transparent processor that provides flexible connectivity and variable bandwidth in telecom missions with multi-beam antenna  ...  Parallel optical interconnect transmitter and receiver modules providing 12 channels running at up to 2.5 Gbit/s were purchased from a European source.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2307960 fatcat:ttduo4zufjgonjatokfekyapfu

Label-Controlled Optical Packet Routing—Technologies and Applications

A. M. J. Koonen, Ni Yan, J. J. Vegas Olmos, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Christophe Peucheret, Erik Van Breusegem, Evi Zouganeli
2007 IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics  
An overview is given of various optical packet labeling techniques.  ...  Her current research interests include optical data communication systems, optical label-switched node architectures, all-optical wavelength conversions, packet router technologies, and computer networks  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the other partners in the STOLAS and LASAGNE projects for their valuable contributions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jstqe.2007.902626 fatcat:34v4i6irpra2pczmzba3o7fe4e

Integrated wireless backhaul over optical access networks

John E Mitchell
2013 2013 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP)  
Recent technological advances and deployments are creating a new landscape in access networks, with an integration of wireless and fiber technologies a key supporting technology.  ...  In the past, a separation between those with fiber in the access networks and those with wireless networks, the relatively low data-rate requirements of backhaul and the relatively large cell sites, have  ...  Due to the data rates required for Digital-RoF, discussed in Section IV, it seems unlikely that significant integration of this technology with operational E-PON (1 Gbit/s) or G-PON (2.5 Gbit/s) networks  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwp.2013.6724082 fatcat:64yaelz6bzfq3a6cgvejgsr62a

Integrated Wireless Backhaul Over Optical Access Networks

John E. Mitchell
2014 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
Recent technological advances and deployments are creating a new landscape in access networks, with an integration of wireless and fiber technologies a key supporting technology.  ...  In the past, a separation between those with fiber in the access networks and those with wireless networks, the relatively low data-rate requirements of backhaul and the relatively large cell sites, have  ...  Due to the data rates required for Digital-RoF, discussed in Section IV, it seems unlikely that significant integration of this technology with operational E-PON (1 Gbit/s) or G-PON (2.5 Gbit/s) networks  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2014.2321774 fatcat:3j6l3aiiqjblnkpobd2ybzporu

An All-Optical Grooming Switch for Interconnecting Access and Metro Ring Networks [Invited]

R. Bonk, P. Vorreau, D. Hillerkuss, W. Freude, G. Zarris, D. Simeonidou, F. Parmigiani, P. Petropoulos, R. Weerasuriya, S. Ibrahim, A. D. Ellis, D. Klonidis (+2 others)
2011 Journal of Optical Communications and Networking  
A regenerative all-optical grooming switch for interconnecting 130 Gbit/s on-off keying (OOK) metro/core ring and 43 Gbit/s-OOK metro/access ring networks with switching functionality in time, space, and  ...  Laboratory and field demonstrations show the excellent performance of the new concept with error-free signal transmission and Q-factors above 20 dB.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was supported in part by the European projects TRIUMPH (grant IST-027638 STP) and in part by Euro-Fos (NoE 224402). R. Bonk and D. Hillerkuss  ... 
doi:10.1364/jocn.3.000206 fatcat:oyq7vps5tnbkvp6ghllte2s7x4

An integrated view on monitoring and compensation for dynamic optical networks: from management to physical layer

A. Teixeira, L. Costa, G. Franzl, S. Azodolmolky, I. Tomkos, K. Vlachos, S. Zsigmond, T. Cinkler, G. Tosi-Beleffi, P. Gravey, T. Loukina, J. A. Lázaro (+3 others)
2009 Photonic network communications  
Feasibility, reliability, and performance improvements on reconfigurabl transparent networks are expected to arise from the consolidated assessment of network management and control specifications as a  ...  Costa state-of-the-art reported in literature is given. Optical monitoring implementation and viability is discussed.  ...  We have restricted the study to classical WDM transmission at 10 Gbit/s with NRZ modulation format, with performances representative of current ultra long haul commercialized transmission systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11107-008-0183-5 fatcat:27rytkabh5euzolvfa2bkq2su4

Scheduling variable-size packets in the DAVID metropolitan area network

A. Bianco, J.M. Finochietto, F. Neri, V. Sarra, G. Galante
2004 2004 IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE Cat. No.04CH37577)  
DAVID is a research project sponsored by the European Union aimed at the design of an optical packet-switched network for the transport of IP traffic.  ...  The DAVID network has a two-level hierarchical structure, with a backbone of optical packet routers inter-connected in a mesh, and metropolitan areas served by sets of optical rings interconnected by passive  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been funded as part of the European Union IST DAVID project.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2004.1312808 dblp:conf/icc/BiancoFNSG04 fatcat:drw2idhbkzfzlnzrtnih3irpae

160 Gb/s OTDM networking using deployed fiber

2005 Journal of Lightwave Technology  
The add-drop node was realized by using a gain-transparent operation of a semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA).  ...  We report a 160 Gb/s OTDM network comprising switching and demultiplexing through field deployed fiber. The 160 Gb/s signal was obtained by time-interleaving 16 channels of a 10 Gb/s signal.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We are grateful to ANDO Electric Co. for providing an optical sampling oscilloscope AQ7750, and GigaTera for providing ERGO-PGL 10 GHz lasers.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jlt.2004.840046 fatcat:fh463p35rbeirfctgdsjjp6r2m
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