optical interconnections

All-Optical Programmable Disaggregated Data Centre Network Realized by FPGA-Based Switch and Interface Card

This paper reports an FPGA-based switch and interface card (SIC) and its application scenario in an all-optical, programmable disaggregated data center network (DCN). Our novel SIC is designed and implemented to replace traditional optical network …

Evaluation of Function-Topology Programmable (FTP) Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Data Centre Interconnects

An adaptive optical data center network architecture is, for the first time, proposed and simulated. Data center traffic loads are efficiently accommodated by FTP solution, supported by synthetic optical packet/circuit switching scheme and dynamic …

100G beyond Ethernet Transport for Inter- and Intra-DCN Communication with Solutions and Optical Enabling Technologies in the ICT STRAUSS Project

A multi-domain optical infrastructure with end-to-end Ethernet transport capability can deliver Ethernet services over a large scale and provide a promising solution for inter data center networks (DCN) communication. The already existed metro and …

Archon: A Function Programmable Optical Interconnect Architecture for Transparent Intra and Inter Data Center SDM/TDM/WDM Networking

This paper reports all-optical, function programmable, transparent, intra- and inter-data center networking (DCN) using space and time-division multiplexing (SDM/TDM) within data centers and wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) between data …

DORIOS: Demonstration of an All-Optical Distributed CPU, Memory, Storage Intra DCN Interconnect

We show an all-optical ultra-low latency server-to-remote memory/storage data center interconnection, exploiting programmable, flexible, bi-directional and data-rate transparent 4×16 Spectrum Selective Switches and supporting elastic WDM/TDM services …

Programmable Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Data Centre Interconnects: Traffic Modeling and Evaluation

A programmable all-optical data center network architecture with great scalability and flexibility is proposed and evaluated by a statistic data center traffic model to obtain the best utilization efficiency for optical packet/circuit switched …