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Towards the distributed core for ubiquitous superfast broadband optical access
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2014 (English)In: 2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC), 2014, 1-5 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper, we describe recent architectural and technological advances of the end to end optical network architecture proposed by the DISCUS project (the DIStributed Core for unlimited bandwidth supply for all Users and Services). The two main targets of DISCUS are the principle of equivalence in the access and the reduction of optical-to-electronic conversions in the metro-core network. Technological advances and techno-economic evaluation of Long-Reach Passive Optical Networks (LR-PON), as well as the optimal metro-core node architecture and the required network control plane framework are reported. Network infrastructure sharing challenges are also discussed.

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2014. 1-5 p.
Keyword [en]
broadcast communication;passive optical networks;ubiquitous computing;DISCUS project;LR-PON;distributed core-for-unlimited bandwidth supply-for-all-users-and-services;end-to-end optical network architecture;long-reach passive optical networks;metro-core network;network control plane framework;network infrastructure sharing;optical-to-electronic conversion access;optical-to-electronic conversion reduction;optimal metro-core node architecture;techno-economic evaluation;ubiquitous superfast broadband optical access;Bandwidth;Optical amplifiers;Optical fibers;Optical network units;Optical switches;Passive optical networks;Wavelength division multiplexing;Long-Reach;Optical Network;Passive Optical network
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Communication Systems Telecommunications
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-157474DOI: 10.1109/EuCNC.2014.6882693ISI: 000360270700077ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84906969182OAI: diva2:770017
2014 European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC)

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Available from: 2014-12-09 Created: 2014-12-09 Last updated: 2015-09-29Bibliographically approved

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