Item description for Next-Generation Passive Optical Networks by Ahmad R. Dhaini...
Research and development on optical networks generally and on Passive Optical Networks (PON) particularly have matured considerably. The exponential increase in the demand for bandwidth has exposed many challenges in the "last mile" that remains the bottleneck in broadband access networks. Currently, Ethernet PON has emerged as the most inexpensive panacea, providing more bandwidth than Cable Modems and Digital Subscriber Lines. Nevertheless, providing fair and efficient Quality of Service (QoS) has always been a major issue due to the un-deterministic nature of Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) technology and the limited 1 Gbps channel speed that EPON relies on; unlike backbone networks that uses the Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) technology. This book instruments these challenges and issues and offers effective solutions. More specifically, it presents an upgrade from a TDM-PON to a Hybrid TDM/WDM-PON and proposes and validates the first framework that enables for per-stream QoS protection in EPON using a new fair QoS scheduler. The book addresses professionals in optical and access networks. It is also directed towards researchers who would like to get a novel fragrance of EPONs.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.1 lbs.
Release Date Feb 21, 2008
Publisher VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K.
ISBN 3836435063 ISBN13 9783836435062
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Dhaini provides clear, concise and smart solutions Mar 12, 2008
If you're looking for a view of optical networks with a clear and concise presentation of the material, then you will enjoy reading this book. It provides a review of Ethernet Passive Optical Networks(EPON) and the latest solutions for common problems like Quality of Service or Bandwidth Allocation etc...
An eye opener at times, it is a very well written book by a real expert in the field.