- List of Figures
- List of Tables
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Crosstalk Propagation in All-Optical Networks
- 2.1 Introduction
- 2.2 System description
- 2.2.1 Network model
- 2.2.2 Crosstalk model

- 2.3 Continuous wave approximation
- 2.3.1 Analysis for NRZ signals
- 2.3.2 Validation by simulation

- 2.4 Semi-analytical method for RZ signals
- 2.4.1 Semi-analytical evaluation of crosstalk impact
- 2.4.2 Validation by simulation of the semi-analytical technique

- 2.5 Summary

- 3. Cross-Layer Adaptive Routing and Wavelength Assignment in All-Optical Networks
- 3.1 Introduction
- 3.2 Assumptions and system description
- 3.3 Fair QoS-aware adaptive routing and wavelength assignment
- 3.3.1 Algorithms description
- 3.3.2 Evaluation through simulation

- 3.4 QoS-aware adaptive routing and wavelength assignment with optional coding
- 3.4.1 Algorithms description
- 3.4.2 Evaluation through simulation

- 3.5 Summary

- 4. Analysis of Blocking Probability in Crosstalk-Impaired Networks
- 4.1 Introduction
- 4.2 Network and crosstalk model
- 4.3 Wavelength blocking
- 4.3.1 Blocking due to wavelength continuity
- 4.3.2 State-dependent arrival rates

- 4.4 QoS blocking
- 4.4.1 Distribution of the number of crosstalk terms
- 4.4.2 Blocking probability due to QoS
- 4.4.3 State-dependent arrival rates
- 4.4.4 Computational complexity

- 4.5 Validation by simulation results
- 4.6 Summary

- 5. Conclusions and future work
- A. Q-factor computation
- A.1 Load independent terms
- A.2 ASE noise
- A.3 Node crosstalk term
- A.4 Nonlinear crosstalk term

- Bibliography