A Novel Circle Construction for SONET/WDM Wavelength Assignment

Wei LI  T. Aaron GULLIVER  Wei ZOU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E89-B   No.3   pp.966-969
Publication Date: 2006/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1093/ietcom/e89-b.3.966
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fiber-Optic Transmission for Communications
Keyword: 
SONET,  WDM,  wavelength assignment,  circle construction,  

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Summary: 
With the application of optical add-drop multiplexers, wavelength assignment has become an important issue in SONET/WDM design. Among wavelength assignment methods, circle construction is of great importance. In this paper, we propose a novel matrix based circle construction algorithm for all-to-all uniform traffic in a bidirectional SONET/WDM ring.