Directions of Next Generation Transport Network Development - OSA Technical Digest

  • Gladisch A
  • Westphal F
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Next generation optical networks have to deal with four major areas of interdependency between optical technologies and network architecture: (1) the increase of capacity and improvement of efficiency (2) the optimization of traffic structure; (3) the optimization of architecture and topology (4) the minimization of complexity.

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  • All-optical networks
  • Fiber optics and optical communications
  • Networks
  • network optimization

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  • Andreas Gladisch

  • F.-Joachim Westphal

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