Optically interconnected data center networks

Lei Xu, Atul Singh, Yueping Zhang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Optical switching shows great promise for the future intra data center network (DCN) interconnection applications. The network benefits of optical circuit switching for DCN applications are discussed, and recent work on optical switching-based DCN is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2012
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2012 - Los Angeles, CA, United States
Duration: Mar 4 2012Mar 8 2012

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles, CA

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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