IP+Optical technology for high-performance backbone network in Japan

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IP+Optical networking technology is key technology for high-performance backbone. Dynamic optical path cut through can create high-throughput as well as low power consumption network. Photonic Internet Lab. (PIL) is shooting for the leading edge photonic-GMPLS (Generalized Multi-protocol Label Switching) that utilizes wide-band, cost-effective photonic technology to implement IP-centric managed networks. PIL is a consortium for researching the GMPLS protocol and advancing a de facto standard in this area. The experimental results, new ideas, and protocols are contributed to standardization bodies such. This paper also describes some architecture of IP+optical router researching in Japan.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2006 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Event2006 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium - Princeton, NJ, United States
Duration: 2006 Mar 272006 Mar 28

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Name2006 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium


Other2006 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium
CountryUnited States
CityPrinceton, NJ

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Communication

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    Yamanaka, N. (2006). IP+Optical technology for high-performance backbone network in Japan. In 2006 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium [4534800] (2006 IEEE Sarnoff Symposium). https://doi.org/10.1109/SARNOF.2006.4534800