Call for Papers

NOC addresses research topics in the optical networks area, such as core, metro and access network planning design and modeling, optical communications (both fiber and free-space), and photonic devices. New topics such as optical mobile backhauling, optical interconnects, intra-datacenter networking, and software-defined optical networks will also be included.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Optical network performance modeling, planning, design and management

  • Signaling for all-optical networks

  • Measurement, monitoring and supervision techniques

  • All-optical access networks

  • Next-generation Passive Optical Networks

  • Energy efficiency / Green Networking

  • Reliability and Maintenance

  • Optical Wireless Communications

  • Radio over fiber

  • 100 Gbit/s and beyond

  • Optical Software Defined Networking

  • ROADMs

  • Multicore and multimode fiber systems

  • Optical cloud computing

  • Photonic network architectures for datacenters

  • Elastic optical networking

  • Routing and spectrum allocation algorithms

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