On the analysis of optical cross-connects with limited wavelength conversion capability

T. Y. Chai, T. H. Cheng, Chao Lu, G. Shen, S. K. Bose

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A Limited-Wavelength-Interchangeable Cross-Connect (L-WIXC) is considered in this paper. While a (fully) wavelength-interchangeable cross-connect (WIXC) is functionally equivalent to a conventional switching matrix, the modeling of L-WIXC will differ from that of WIXC due to limitations in the wavelength interchange capability. We propose an analytical model for describing the connection setup in various L-WIXCs. Two methods for evaluating the blocking performances of L-WIXCs based on this model are introduced and applied for the analysis of four classes of L-WIXC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3135-3139
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE International Conference on Communications
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Conference on Communications (ICC2001) - Helsinki, Finland
Duration: 11 Jun 200014 Jun 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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