Optimisation of a new modular WDM network architecture, with and without wavelength converters, is performed. Trade-offs between the number of WDM channels, the channel bit rate, the total amount of fibre in the network and the optical cross-connect components count are identified.
|Title of host publication||Photonic network, Optical technology and infrastructure|
|Place of Publication||Antwerpen, Belgium|
|Publication status||Published - 1997|
|Event||Network Optical Conference (NOC) - Antwerpen|
Duration: 1 Jan 1997 → …
|Conference||Network Optical Conference (NOC)|
|Period||01/01/1997 → …|