Photonic Network Architectures III: Advanced Photonic Architectures

  • Keren BergmanEmail author
  • Luca P. Carloni
  • Aleksandr Biberman
  • Johnnie Chan
  • Gilbert Hendry
Part of the Integrated Circuits and Systems book series (ICIR, volume 68)


Circuit-switching is a natural use of the photonic transmission medium because it is a simple solution that abstracts many of the physical layer implementation details in network design. However, it can suffer from severe network congestion and starvation when long-lived communication patterns occur. This chapter explores some architectural variations on circuit-switched networks to alleviate some of these issues


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keren Bergman
    • 1
    Email author
  • Luca P. Carloni
    • 1
  • Aleksandr Biberman
    • 1
  • Johnnie Chan
    • 1
  • Gilbert Hendry
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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