Cross-Layer Design of All-Optical Networks
Incorporating Crosstalk Effects



A Dissertation
Presented to
the faculty of the School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Virginia


In Partial Fulfillment
of the requirements for the Degree
Doctor of Philosophy
Electrical and Computer Engineering


by


Yvan Pointurier

August 2006




Cross-Layer Design of All-Optical Networks Incorporating Crosstalk Effects