Energy efficiency measures for future core networks

J. M.H. Elmirghani, L. Nonde, A. Q. Lawey, T. E.H. El-Gorashi, M. O.I. Musa, X. Dong, K. Hinton, T. Klein

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We summarize the various techniques developed by the GreenTouch consortium over the past 5 years to minimize core network power consumption. Adopting GreenTouch techniques can potentially improve the energy efficiency by 316x in a 2020 reference network compared to the state of the art in 2010.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference : OFC 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781943580231
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017 - Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F40-OFC 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles


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