Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window

Wavelength requirements for multicasting in all-optical networks

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Pankaj, R.K. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Toronto Univ., Ont., Canada

Multicasting in a network is needed for a number of applications where a session requires connectivity between more than two participants. In this paper, we consider a wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM)-based all-optical network. We derive asymptotic upper bounds on the number of wavelengths needed to support multicasting capability in an all-optical network. The number of wavelengths in a WDM network continues to be a major constraint. The results derived here should be seen as the limit on scalability of all-optical networks that support multicasting. The derivation of the upper bound uses some properties of expander graphs

Published in:

Networking, IEEE/ACM Transactions on  (Volume:7 ,  Issue: 3 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 1999

Need Help?

IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.