Preface. Dedication. Acknowledgements. 1: Introduction. 1.1. Transport Networks Based on Photonic Slot Routing. 1.2. Research Aims and Restrictions. 1.3. Related Work. 1.4. Outline of this Book. 2: Basic Photonic Slot Routing Architecture. 2.1. Photonic Slot Routing Concept. 2.2. Architecture Definition. 2.3. Enabling Technologies. 2.4. Architecture Assessment. 2.5. Operational Limitations. 2.6. Summary and Conclusions. 3: Performance of Basic-PSR Networks. 3.1. Passive Link Set. 3.2. Problem Definition. 3.3. Problem Complexity. 3.4. B-PSR Frame Construction Algorithm. 3.5. Performance Analysis. 3.6. Summary and Conclusions. 4: Upgradable Photonic Slot Routing Architecture. 4.1. Architecture Definition. 4.2. Passive Link Set Revised. 4.3. Problem definition. 4.4. U-PSR Frame Construction Algorithm. 4.5. Performance Analysis. 4.6. Summary and Conclusions. 5: Improved TDM Transmission Frame Construction. 5.1. Integrated U-PSR Frame Construction Algorithm. 5.2. Performance Analysis. 5.3. Comparison of Frame Construction Algorithms. 5.4. Summary and Conclusions. 6: Selection of Wavelength-Sensitive Nodes. 6.1. Problem Definition. 6.2. IWS Node Selection Algorithms. 6.3. Performance Analysis. 6.4. Summary and Conclusions. 7: Variations of PSR-Based Architectures. 7.1. Scalable-PSR Architecture Definition. 7.2. Dynamic-PSR Architecture Definition. 7.3. Performance Analysis of Dynamic-PSR Networks. 7.4. Summary and Conclusions. 8: Conclusion. 8.1. Summary and Conclusions. 8.2. Directions for Further Research. Appendices: A. Crosstalk Power Penalty. B. Relative Confidence Interval. C. Derivations Related to Analysis of Dynamic-PSR Networks. C.1. Error in Approximation of Erlang's Summation. C.2. Local and Remote Transmission Capacities. D. List of Abbreviations. E. List of Symbols. References. Index.
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