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The Emerging Optical Data Center

OFC 2011, OTuH2


We review the architecture of modern datacenter networks, as well as their scaling challenges; then present high-level requirements for deploying optical technologies in datacenters, particularly focusing on optical circuit switching and WDM transceivers.

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