A techno-economic analysis of active optical network migration toward the next generation optical access

Research paper

The capacity of existing AONs (active optical networks) is becoming insufficient. Considering the different characteristics of legacy AONs - point-to-point and active star - this paper proposes and analyzes several migration paths toward next-generation optical access (NGOA) networks.

Full abstract in IEEE Xplore, DOI: 10.1364/JOCN.9.000327


P. J. Urban, Ericsson Research; K. Wang, L. Wosinka, J. Chen, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden; C. Masmachuca, Technical University of Munich, Munchen, Germany; A. Gavler, K. Brunnström, Acreo Swedish ICT AB, Stockholm, Sweden

Published in April 2017 at IEEE /OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (Volume: 9, Issue: 4)

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