Survivable virtual network mapping with content connectivity against multiple link failures in optical metro networks
Network connectivity, i.e., the reachability of any network node from all other nodes, is often considered as the default network ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - July 31, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Giap Le Sifat Ferdousi Andrea Marotta Sugang Xu Yusuke Hirota Yoshinari Awaji Massimo Tornatore Biswanath Mukherjee Source Type: research

QoT-aware performance evaluation of spectrally – spatially flexible optical networks over FM-MCFs
In this paper, we study the quality of transmission (QoT) aware routing, modulation level, and resource assignment problem for transparent ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - July 30, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Farhad Arpanaei Nahid Ardalani Hamzeh Beyranvand Behnam Shariati Source Type: research

Temporal data-driven failure prognostics using BiGRU for optical networks
With a focus on service interruptions occurring in optical networks, we propose a failure prognostics scheme based on a bi-directional ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - July 15, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Chunyu Zhang Danshi Wang Lingling Wang Jianan Song Songlin Liu Jin Li Luyao Guan Zhuo Liu Min Zhang Source Type: research

Optical transport for Industry 4.0 [Invited]
Industry 4.0 represents a new industrial revolution that will dramatically change the landscape in many sectors, including manufacturing ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - July 9, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Roberto Sabella Paola Iovanna Giulio Bottari Fabio Cavaliere Source Type: research

RDON: a rack-scale disaggregated data center network based on a distributed fast optical switch
Aiming to solve the low utilization and high operational cost in current data centers and the diversified resource requirements for ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - July 3, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Xiaotao Guo Fulong Yan Jingyan Wang George Exarchakos Yuanyuan Peng Xuwei Xue Bitao Pan Nicola Calabretta Source Type: research

Load balance algorithm for an OPSquare datacenter network under real application traffic
To cope with the dynamic datacenter (DC) traffic matrix generated by multiple applications, load balancing algorithms can be deployed to ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - July 3, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Fulong Yan Xuwei Xue Xiaotao Guo Bitao Pan Jingyan Wang Shaojuan Zhang Elham Khani Gonzalo Guelbenzu Nicola Calabretta Source Type: research

Virtualized EAST – WEST PON architecture supporting low-latency communication for mobile functional split based on multiaccess edge computing
Ultralow latency end-to-end communication with high reliability is one of the most important requirements in 5G networks to support ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 30, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Sandip Das Frank Slyne Aleksandra Kaszubowska Marco Ruffini Source Type: research

Optimized joint LiFi coordinated multipoint joint transmission clustering and load balancing for hybrid LiFi and WiFi networks
Hybrid light fidelity (LiFi) and wireless fidelity (WiFi) networks provide a promising solution for future indoor wireless communication. ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 24, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Weibin Ma Lin Zhang Yuan Jiang Source Type: research

Progress of ITU-T higher speed passive optical network (50G-PON) standardization
This paper reviews the key factors in the discussion and selection process before the launch of the higher speed passive optical network ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 23, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Dezhi Zhang Dekun Liu Xuming Wu Derek Nesset Source Type: research

Advanced optical access technologies for next-generation (5G) mobile networks [Invited]
Fixed optical transport is the predominant fronthaul technology for 4G mobile access networks, carrying the traffic between the central ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 20, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Jim (Shihuan) Zou Silviu Adrian Sasu Mirko Lawin Annika Dochhan J ö rg-Peter Elbers Michael Eiselt Source Type: research

Flexible transmitters based on directly modulated VCSELs for next-generation 50G passive optical networks
Discrete multitone (DMT) modulation, due to its water-filling nature, is proposed to enable flexibility in passive optical networks (PONs), ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 18, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Paola Parolari Alberto Gatto Christian Neumeyr Pierpaolo Boffi Source Type: research

Super-PON: an evolution for access networks [Invited]
Passive optical networks (PONs) have been widely used in access networks and are today the access technology of choice for operators, ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 17, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Claudio DeSanti Liang Du Jhon Guarin Jason Bone Cedric F. Lam Source Type: research

Analog fiber-wireless downlink transmission of IFoF/mmWave over in-field deployed legacy PON infrastructure for 5G fronthauling
We present a fixed mobile convergence topology for analog intermediate frequency over fiber (A-IFoF)/millimeter-wave (mmWave) transmission, ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 16, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: K. Kanta A. Pagano E. Ruggeri M. Agus I. Stratakos R. Mercinelli C. Vagionas P. Toumasis G. Kalfas G. Giannoulis A. Miliou G. Lentaris D. Apostolopoulos N. Pleros D. Soudris H. Avramopoulos Source Type: research

Future optical access network enabled by modularization and softwarization of access and transmission functions [Invited]
This paper discusses the future direction of optical access networks and proposes a new optical access architecture that will support the ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Jun-ichi Kani Jun Terada Tomoya Hatano Sang-Yuep Kim Kota Asaka Takashi Yamada Source Type: research

Comparative study of cost-effective coherent and direct detection schemes for 100??Gb/s/ λ PON
As the capacity of the next-generation passive optical network (PON) is reaching 100 Gb/s and beyond, cost-effective transceivers have been ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - June 1, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Yixiao Zhu Lilin Yi Bo Yang Xingang Huang Jun Shan Wey Zhuang Ma Weisheng Hu Source Type: research

Flexible coherent UDWDM-PON with dynamic user allocation based on limited-tunability lasers
Coherent wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) technologies have leveraged the optical communication systems in core networks, increasing ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 29, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Josep Segarra Vicent Sales V í ctor Polo Jeison Tabares Josep Prat Source Type: research

Introduction to the JOCN Special Issue on Open Optical Networks
We provide an introduction to the paradigm of open optical networks (OON), including its evolution and benefits, followed by a brief ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 27, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Antonio Napoli Vittorio Curri Source Type: research

General QoS-aware scheduling procedure for passive optical networks
Increasing volume, dynamism, and diversity of access traffic have complicated the challenging problem of dynamic resource allocation in ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 27, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Mohammad Hadi Chayan Bhar Erik Agrell Source Type: research

From 25??Gb/s to 50??Gb/s TDM PON: transceiver architectures, their performance, standardization aspects, and cost modeling
Standardization activities are nearly complete for single wavelength 25 Gb/s time-division multiplexed (TDM) passive optical networks ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 27, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Ed Harstead Rene Bonk Sheldon Walklin Dora van Veen Vincent Houtsma Noriaki Kaneda Amitkumar Mahadevan Robert Borkowski Source Type: research

Automated provisioning method for a modular PON-OLT device toward Plug & Provision
We propose a new automation concept for access network equipment called “ Plug& Provision. ” This concept aims at ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 18, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Keita Nishimoto Kota Asaka Jun-ichi Kani Jun Terada Source Type: research

DSP enabled next generation 50G TDM-PON
With 10G time division multiplexed passive optical network (TDM-PON) systems ready for massive deployment worldwide, the next generation ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 15, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Borui Li Kuo Zhang Dechao Zhang Jiale He Xiaolong Dong Qian Liu Shengping Li Source Type: research

ERON: an energy-efficient and elastic RF-optical architecture for mmWave 5G radio access networks
This paper proposes an elastic RF-optical networking (ERON) architecture solution for millimeter wave (mmWave) 5G radio access networks. ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 12, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Hongbo Lu Roberto Proietti Gengchen Liu Xiaoliang Chen S. J. Ben Yoo Source Type: research

End-to-end URLLC slicing based on packet duplication in 5G optical transport networks
With the stringent requirements of high reliability and low latency, ultra-reliable low latency communications (URLLCs) are one of three ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - May 6, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Yajie Li Jun Li Yongli Zhao Jie Zhang Source Type: research

Modeling and mitigation of fiber nonlinearity in wideband optical signal transmission [Invited]
The adoption of open optical networks (OONs) requires the development of open and effective network planning tools, enabling the use of ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - April 30, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Daniel Semrau Eric Sillekens Polina Bayvel Robert I. Killey Source Type: research

Global load-balancing ONU assignment for a software-defined reconfigurable PON
Rapidly growing and fluctuating traffic demands lead to unbalanced traffic scenarios in optical access networks, which have an impact on ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - April 22, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Chunxi Zhang Huasong Zeng Xiaosu Yi Rui Xiong Source Type: research

Link-protection and FIPP p-cycle designs in translucent elastic optical networks
Elastic optical networks (EONs) are able to provide high spectrum utilization efficiency due to flexibility in resource assignment. In ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - April 18, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Rujia Zou Hiroshi Hasegawa Masahiko Jinno Suresh Subramaniam Source Type: research

Decentralizing machine-learning-based QoT estimation for sliceable optical networks
Dynamic network slicing has emerged as a promising and fundamental framework for meeting 5G ’ s diverse use cases. As machine learning ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - April 14, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Tania Panayiotou Giannis Savva Ioannis Tomkos Georgios Ellinas Source Type: research

Fragmentation metrics and fragmentation-aware algorithm for spectrally/spatially flexible optical networks
Spectrally/spatially flexible optical networks (SS-FONs) are a promising solution to future traffic requirements in optical backbone ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - April 2, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Piotr Lechowicz Massimo Tornatore Adam W ł odarczyk Krzysztof Walkowiak Source Type: research

Tree-topology-based quantum-key-relay strategy for secure multicast services
Secure multicast services (SMSs), such as video conferences and multi-site backup of data centers, need to adopt multicast technology to ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - April 1, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Kai Dong Yongli Zhao Tiancheng Yang Yajie Li Avishek Nag Xiaosong Yu Jie Zhang Source Type: research

Two-stage optimization of uplink forwarding order with cooperative DBA to accommodate a TDM-PON-based fronthaul link
A fronthaul (FH) link based on a time-division multiplexing passive optical network (TDM-PON) has received attention because it is highly ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 24, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Daisuke Hisano Yu Nakayama Source Type: research

Design of seamlessly and limitlessly expandable OXC and verification tests on its versatile applicability
We propose an extremely cost-effective optical-cross-connect (OXC) architecture that allows hitless port-count expansion with virtually no ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 19, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Ryota Hashimoto Yojiro Mori Hirioshi Hasegawa Ken-ichi Sato Source Type: research

The OpenROADM initiative [Invited]
Historically, reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexers (ROADMs) have been proprietary with respect to their data and control planes. ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 17, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Martin Birk Olivier Renais Guillaume Lambert Christophe Betoule Gilles Thouenon Ahmed Triki Dhruv Bhardwaj Shweta Vachhani Narayan Padi Simon Tse Source Type: research

Mini-PON: disaggregated module-type PON architecture for realizing various PON deployments
We propose a new optical access network concept named “ Mini-PON. ” This concept features the separation of passive optical ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Keita Nishimoto Takamitsu Tochino Tomoya Hatano Kota Asaka Jun-ichi Kani Jun Terada Source Type: research

Open optical communication systems at a hyperscale operator [Invited]
Open optical networks present a variety of benefits to service providers and enterprise network operators, such as freedom from ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Matt Newland Rene Schmogrow Mattia Cantono Vijay Vusirikala Tad Hofmeister Source Type: research

Opening up ROADMs: a filterless add/drop module for coherent-detection signals
We present an open design of a filterless add/drop reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer module with a NETCONF northbound interface. ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Jan Kundr á t Ond ř ej Havli š Jan Radil Jaroslav Jedlinsk ý Josef Vojt ě ch Source Type: research

GNPy: an open source application for physical layer aware open optical networks
In this paper, we describe the validation of GNPy. GNPy is an open source application that approaches the optical layer according to a ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Alessio Ferrari Mark Filer Karthikeyan Balasubramanian Yawei Yin Esther Le Rouzic Jan Kundr á t Gert Grammel Gabriele Galimberti Vittorio Curri Source Type: research

Introduction to the Photonic Networks and Devices (NETWORKS) Special Issue
This special issue comprises extended versions of some of the top-scored papers that were presented at the OSA Photonic Networks and ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - March 4, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Marija Furdek David Caplan Marco Fiorentino Source Type: research

Locally automated restoration in SDN disaggregated networks
Multi-vendor interoperability and disaggregation are attracting the interest of network operators as a way to avoid vendor lock-in, thus ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 29, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Nicola Sambo Source Type: research

Open and disaggregated optical transport networks for data center interconnects [Invited]
In this paper, we present Alibaba ’ s practices and views on open and disaggregated optical transport networks, with a focus on metro ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 29, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Chongjin Xie Lei Wang Liang Dou Ming Xia Sai Chen Huan Zhang Zhao Sun Jingchi Cheng Source Type: research

Virtual DBA: virtualizing passive optical networks to enable multi-service operation in true multi-tenant environments
This paper presents the concept of virtual dynamic bandwidth allocation (DBA), a method we propose to virtualize upstream capacity ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 29, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Marco Ruffini Arsalan Ahmad Sanwal Zeb Nima Afraz Frank Slyne Source Type: research

Spectral-slicing noise in polarization-modulated optical links
Polarization-shift keying offers multi-dimensional signaling for optical links to achieve high data rates using low-coherence sources. In ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 26, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Mark D. Feuer Mario V. Bnyamin Xin Jiang Source Type: research

Flexspander: augmenting expander networks in high-performance systems with optical bandwidth steering
Communication efficiency is one of the deciding factors in determining many of today ’ s high-performance computing (HPC) ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 26, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Min Yee Teh Zhenguo Wu Keren Bergman Source Type: research

Network slicing architecture for SDM and analog-radio-over-fiber-based 5G fronthaul networks
The blueSPACE project focuses on the study of innovative technologies to overcome the limitations of current fronthaul networks. The key ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 21, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Juan Brenes Thomas D. Lagkas Dimitrios Klonidis Raul Mu ñ oz Simon Rommel Giada Landi Idelfonso Tafur Monroy Evangelos Grivas Evangelos Pikasis Giacomo Bernini Josep M. Fabrega Ricard Vilalta Source Type: research

Enhancing latency performance through intelligent bandwidth allocation decisions: a survey and comparative study of machine learning techniques
Converged access networks consolidating 5G and beyond and fixed optical fiber access are expected to support future latency-sensitive ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 14, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Lihua Ruan Maluge P. I. Dias Elaine Wong Source Type: research

Dynamic routing, spectrum, and modulation-format allocation in mixed-grid optical networks
Traffic in optical backbone networks is evolving rapidly in terms of type, volume, and dynamicity following the rapid growth of cloud-based ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Tanjila Ahmed Sabidur Rahman Sifat Ferdousi Massimo Tornatore Abhijit Mitra Bijoy ChChatterjee Biswanath Mukherjee Source Type: research

Using machine learning in an open optical line system controller
The reduction of system margin in open optical line systems (OLSs) requires the capability to predict the quality of transmission (QoT) ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 13, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Andrea D ’ Amico Stefano Straullu Antonino Nespola Ihtesham Khan Elliot London Emanuele Virgillito Stefano Piciaccia Aberto Tanzi Gabriele Galimberti Vittorio Curri Source Type: research

Quantum cryptography networks in support of path verification in service function chains
Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a physical technology that enables the secure generation of bit streams (keys) in two separated ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 5, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: A. Aguado D. R. L ó pez A. Pastor V. L ó pez J. P. Brito M. Peev A. Poppe V. Mart í n Source Type: research

Demonstration of a hybrid optical fiber – wireless 5G fronthaul coexisting with end-to-end 4G networks
The plethora of services envisaged to support 5G use-cases requires the development of a radio access network (RAN) infrastructure with the ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 1, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Akeem O. Mufutau Fernando P. Guiomar Marco A. Fernandes Abel Lorences-Riesgo Arnaldo Oliveira Paulo P. Monteiro Source Type: research

Comparison of digital signal processing approaches for subcarrier multiplexed 5G and beyond analog fronthaul
Analog fronthaul transport architectures with digital signal processing at the end stations are promising, as they have the potential to ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - February 1, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Shabnam Noor Philippos Assimakopoulos Minqi Wang Hazim A. Abdulsada Naveena Genay Luiz Anet Neto Philippe Chanclou Nathan J. Gomes Source Type: research

Hierarchical and reconfigurable optical/electrical interconnection network for high-performance computing
Compared with electrical packet switches, optical switching technology could enable a more desirable high-performance computing (HPC) ... (Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking)
Source: Journal of Optical Communications and Networking - January 29, 2020 Category: Physics Authors: Zuoqing Zhao Bingli Guo Yu Shang Shanguo Huang Source Type: research