Latest Advances in Optical Networks for 5G Communications and Beyond

Author Image Of Massimo Tornatore Massimo Tornatore, Elaine Wong, Zuqing Zhu, R. Casellas, Balagangadhar G. Bathula, Lena Wosinska
2021 Zenodo  
This Special Issue contains a collection of outstanding papers covering several recent advances in optical networks for 5G communications and beyond. Papers are organized into four categories: network resource planning; optical access networks; optical fronthaul solutions; and autonomous and data-driven network management. In this introduction, a brief overview of the field is given, followed by a summary of the seventeen papers of this Special Issue, and a discussion of future directions in the field.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6023342 fatcat:6aib4dbnynh6pfbhbfd5dcgf3u