METRO High bandwidth, 5G Application-aware optical network

Project: Research direct

Project Details

Description

The overall Metro-Haul objective is to architect and design cost-effective, energy-efficient, agile and programmable metro networks that are scalable for 5G access and future requirements, encompassing the design of all-optical metro nodes (including full compute and storage capabilities), which interface effectively with both 5G access and multi-Tbit/s elastic core networks.

Metro-Haul has taken the 5G KPIs and already determined their implication for the optical network with these 5 targets: (i) 100 x more 5G capacity supported over the same optical fibre infrastructure, (ii) 10 times less energy consumption, (iii) Latency-aware metro network in which latency-sensitive slices are handled at the metro edge ensuring the metro network adds no additional latency, (iv) End to end SDN-based management framework enabling fast configuration time to set up or reconfigure services handling 5G applications, specifically 1 minute for simple network path set-up and 10 minutes for full installation of a new VNF and 1 hour for setting up a new virtual network slice and (v) reduction in CAPEX of a factor of 10, plus a reduction in OPEX of at least 20%.

Layman's description

TU/e will design, develop, and experimentally assess a novel edge node in the METRO-HAUL architecture
Short titleMetro-Haul
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date1/06/1731/05/20

Research Output

  • 3 Conference contribution

Geometrically-shaped 64-point constellations via achievable information rates

Chen, B., Okonkwo, C., Lavery, D. & Alvarado, A., 26 Sep 2018, 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2018). Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 4 p. Mo.B3.1

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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4 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Rate-adaptive coded modulation with geometrically-shaped constellations

Chen, B., Lei, Y., Lavery, D., Okonkwo, C. & Alvarado, A., 28 Dec 2018, 2018 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference, ACP 2018. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 3 p. 8595918

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    79 Downloads (Pure)

    Testing facilities for end-to-end test of vertical applications enabled by 5G networks: Eindhoven 5G Brainport Testbed

    Monroy, I. T., Raddo, T. R., Rommel, S., Okonkwo, C., Calabretta, N., Johannsen, U., Dubbelman, G., Scholtes, J. & Rutten, B., 27 Sep 2018, 2018 20th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). Piscataway: IEEE Computer Society, 8473880

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
    File
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)
    86 Downloads (Pure)