Resource Savings in Submarine Networks Using Agility of Filterless Architectures

Md Nooruzzaman, Nabih Alloune, Christine Tremblay, Paul Littlewood, Michel P. Belanger

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Filterless submarine networks based on broadcast-and-select nodes equipped with coherent transceivers are promising solutions for flexible capacity allocation. This letter shows how the agility allowed by filterless architectures can save resources through lightpath reconfiguration in subsea networks.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Communications Letters
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)512-15
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Agile submarine line systems
  • Filterless network architecture
  • Resource optimization under traffic variation

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