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Title: Contention resolutions in optical packet switches
Authors: Li, Yi
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering::Optics, optoelectronics, photonics
Issue Date: 2007
Source: Li, Y. (2007). Contention resolutions in optical packet switches. Doctoral thesis, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
Abstract: This project studies the designing and evaluates the performance of optical packet switches (OPS) with a central focus on various contention resolution schemes. In this project, we propose and evaluate several cost-effective contention resolution solutions by exploring the time, wavelength, and space dimensions of wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) networks, respectively. Specifically, node configurations with both the shared fiber delay lines (FDLs) and the tunable wavelength converters (TWCs) are evaluated to reveal the cost-effective manner of installing and utilizing such contention resolution components. We then propose a node configuration with the fixed wavelength conversion (FWC) and show that it performs comparably to the much more expensive configuration with full-range tunable wavelength conversion (FTWC); and it outperforms the conventional limited wavelength conversion (LWC) solution as well. To explore the space dimension in multi-fiber links, we propose the multi-fiber optical packet switch (MOPS) scheme.
Description: 209 p.
DOI: 10.32657/10356/46900
Schools: School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 
Research Centres: Network Technology Research Centre 
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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