New MAC Protocol and Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation Method for TWDM PON

TWDM PON을 위한 새로운 MAC 프로토콜 및 동적대역할당 방법

  • Received : 2013.05.01
  • Accepted : 2013.05.24
  • Published : 2013.06.30


Passive optical networks (PONs) are the emerging solution for access networks since PONs provide high bandwidth and the low operation cost. In recent, the new solution in access networks is TWDM PON which is a mixture of WDM (wavelength-division multiplexing) and TDM (time-division multiplexing). This paper proposes a new MAC (media access control) protocol for TWDM PON. In addition, this paper proposes and evaluates a new dynamic bandwidth allocation method for TWDM PON.


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