• Fábio Durand
  • Felipe Rudge
  • Edson Moschim
  • Marcelo Abbade


Just-enough-time, optical orthogonal codes, optical burst switching


In this paper an optical burst switching (OBS) architecture with optical orthogonal codes (OOC) label processing is analyzed. Just-enough-time (JET) signaling is considered as a higher performance option in relation to other protocols. We demonstrate that a decrease in burst loss probability and a gain in processing time are obtained when optical label processing is used as compared to conventional electronic processing. It is also demonstrated that bursts with short length that would be blocked with electronic processing will be transmitted with optical processing. These results suggest that bufferless optical processing may be used to increase network capacity and to upgrade OBS network performance, in a cost-effective solution.


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How to Cite

Fábio Durand, Felipe Rudge, Edson Moschim, & Marcelo Abbade. (2007). ANALYSIS OF AN OPTICAL BURST SWITCHING NETWORK WITH CODE-BASED LABEL PROCESSING. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 6(1), 111-126. Retrieved from



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