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Hardware-accelerated impairment-aware wavelength assignment for transparent optical networks

Murali, A. and Zulkifli, N. and Guild, K. M. (2008) Hardware-accelerated impairment-aware wavelength assignment for transparent optical networks. In: IEEE/OSA International Conference on Photonics in Switching, 2008, n/a.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PS.2008.4804191


This paper reports results of an ultra-fast control plane that utilises hardware-acceleration to solve part of an impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment algorithm for heterogeneous optical networks. The implementation incorporates vector representation of physical layer impairments and outperforms its software counterpart by exploiting the speed and inherent parallelism offered by field programmable gate array's (FPGAs). The technique is applicable to both one- and two-way reservation schemes.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:transparent optical network, hardware acceleration, impairment-aware RWA, routing and wavelength assignment, signal quality, transmission impairment
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:16858
Deposited By: Mrs Liza Porijo
Deposited On:31 Oct 2011 05:07
Last Modified:07 Feb 2017 07:52

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