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Directions of next generation transport network development

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2 Author(s)
Gladisch, A. ; Deutsche Telekom Innovation Labs., Berlin, Germany ; Westphal, F.-J.

Next generation optical networks have to deal with four major areas of interdependency between optical technologies and network architecture: (1) the increase of capacity and improvement of efficiency (2) the optimization of traffic structure; (3) the optimization of architecture and topology (4) the minimization of complexity.

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Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC/NFOEC), 2012 and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference

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4-8 March 2012