Papers, etc.

Presentations, papers and other dissemination outcome

Presentations of the COSIGN project:

Presentation at the EUCNC conference in Paris, France, June 29 – July 2, 2015
Presentation at the OFC conference in Los Angeles, CA, USA, March 22-26, 2015
Presentation at Net-Tech Future Coordination Meeting, Brussels, October 23-24 2014
Presentation at the EUCNC conference in Bologna, Italy, June 23-26, 2014
Poster at the Future Internet Assembly (FIA) Athens, March 18-20, 2014

Open source software contributions:

[1] Initial contribution and maintenance of the DOVE switch component to the OpenDOVE project in OpenDaylight, released as part of Hydrogen and Helium in 2014.
 

Conference papers and workshops:

AuthorsTitleEventRemarks
S. Vargaftik, Y. Ben-Itzhak et al“Hysteresis-Based Optical Circuit Switch Scheduler”To be submitted to CoNext, Seoul, S. Korea, December 2017
A. Pilimon et al“Enhancing CloudSimSDN simulation framework to enable network-oriented performance evaluation of Software-Defined Cloud Data Centers”To be submitted to SoftCOM 2017, Split, Croatia, September 2017
C. Jackson, K. Kondepu, A. Beldachi, Y. Ou, A. Pagès Cruz, F. Agraz, F. Moscatelli, W. Miao, V. Kamchevska, N. Calabretta, G. Landi, S. Spadaro, D. Simeonidou“COSIGN: A Complete SDN Enabled All-Optical Architecture for Data Centre Virtualisation with Time and Space Multiplexing”Submitted to European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), Gothenburg, Sweden, September 2017
S. Spadaro, A. Pagès, F. Agraz, R. Montero, J. Perelló“Orchestrated SDN-based VDC Provisioning over Multi-Technology Optical Data Centre Networks"IEEE International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2017), Girona, Spain, July 2017
C. Li, E. Smalbrugge, T. Li, R. Stabile, O. Raz“3D Packaging of Opto-electronic Die and CMOS IC Based on Wet Etched Silicon Interposer”Electronic Component and Technology Conference (ECTC), Lake Buena Vista, FL, May-June 2017
T. Li, G. Guelbenzu, C. Li, R. Stabile, O. Raz, S. Dorrestein“48×10 Gbps Cost-effective FPC-Based On-board Optical Transmitter with PGA Connector”ECTC 2017
S. Ruepp, A. Pilimon, J. Thrane, M. Galili, M. Berger, L. Dittmann“Combining Hardware and Simulation for Datacenter Scaling Studies”Optical Network Design and Modelling conference, Budapest, Hungary, May 2017
C. R. Jackson, R. Nejabati, F. Agraz, A. Pagès, M. Galili, S. Spadaro, D. Simeonidou“Demonstration of the Benefits of SDN Technology for All-optical Data Centre Virtualisation”Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC), Los Angeles, CA, March 2017
N. Calabretta, W. Miao, K. Mekonnen, K. Prifti, K. Williams"Monolithically Integrated WDM Cross-Connect Switch for High-performance Optical Data Center Networks" OFC 2017
H.C.H. Mulvad, A. Parker, B. King, D. Smith, M. Kovacs, S. Jain, J. R. Hayes, M. Petrovich, D. J. Richardson, N. Parsons"Beam-Steering All-Optical Switch for Multi-Core Fibers" OFC 2017Paper Tu2C.4
M. Beresna, Y. Jung, Y. Wang, J. Hayes, S. Alam, G. Brambilla, D. J. Richardson"Independent core attenuation control in multicore fibers by direct femtosecond laser inscription" OFC 2017OSA Technical Digest, paper W3H.1
A. Pilimon, A.M. Fagertun, A. Zeimpeki, S. Ruepp“Energy efficiency in WDM-switched Data-center networks”International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC), Silicon Valley, CA, January 2017Accepted for Workshop
S. Vargaftik, I. Keslassy, A. Orda, K. Barabash, Y. Ben-Itzhak, O. Biran, D. Lorenz"Composite-path Switching"CoNext, Irvine, CA, December 2016Accepted
L. Schour"Scaling the OVN Control Plane in OVS 2.6.0"Open vSwitch 2016 Fall Conference, San Jose, CA, November 2016Accepted talk
C. Li, R.?Stabile, O. Raz“Embedded opto-electronic die based on wet etched silicon interposer for 3D packaging with CMOS IC”21st Annual Symposium of the IEEE Photonics Society Benelux Chapter, November 17-18, 2016, Ghent, Belgium
C.M. Caba, A.M. Kentis, J. Soler“Model-Driven Policy Framework for Data Centers”5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking, Pisa, Italy, October 2016ISBN: 978-1-5090-5093-2, p 126-129, 2016 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CloudNet.2016.29
N. Calabretta, W. Miao, K. Prifti, K.A. Williams“System performance assessment of a monolithically integrated WDM cross-connect switch for optical data centre networks”42nd European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2016, Dusseldorf, Germany, September 19-22, 2016
W. Miao, F. Yan, N. Calabretta“Scalability assessment of the OPSquare architecture for high-capacity and large-connectivity data center networks”ECOC 2016
A. Pagès, F. Agraz, R. Montero, G. Landi, R. Monno, J. I. Aznar, A. Viñés, C. Jackson, D. Simeonidou, S. Spadaro“Experimental Assessment of VDC Provisioning in SDN/OpenStack-based DC Infrastructures with Optical DCN”ECOC 2016Oral presentation
N. Parsons , A. Hughes, R. Jensen“High Radix All-Optical Switches for Software-Defined Datacentre Networks”ECOC 2016
L. Dittmann, A.M. Fagertun, V. Kamchevska, M. Galili, L. Oxenlowe, S. Ruepp, M.S. Berger“A roadmap for evolving towards optical intra-data-center networks”ECOC 2016
M. Galili, V. Kamchevska, Y. Ding, L. K. Oxenløwe“The Hi-Ring Architecture for Datacentre Networks”International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Trento, Italy, July 2016, Th.B5.2Invited talk
S. Vargaftik, I. Keslassy, A. Orda, K. Barabash, Y. Ben-Itzhak, O. Biran, D. Lorenz"Optics in Data Centers: Adapting to Diverse Modern Workloads"9th ACM International on Systems and Storage Conference, Haifa, Israel, June 2016
Y Ben-Itzhak, C Caba, J Soler "Utilizing Optical Circuits in Hybrid Packet/Circuit Data-Center Networks"9th ACM International on Systems and Storage Conference 2016
L. Schour"Scaling out Cloud Environments with OVN"Israeli Networking day, Tel Aviv, Israel, June 2016
Y. Ding, V. Kamchevska, K. Dalgaard, F. Ye, R. Asif, S. Gross, M. J. Withford, M. Galili, T. Morioka, L. K. Oxenløwe“Experimental Demonstration of 7 Tb/s Switching Using Novel Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuit”Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, June 2016
A. Mimidis, C. Caba, J. Soler“ Dynamic aggregation of traffic flows in SDN”2nd IEEE Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), Seoul, S. Korea, June 2016
N. Calabretta, W. Miao, F. Yan, O. Raz“High performance DCN architecture based on flow-controlled optical switching system"21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference held jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching, Niigata, Japan, May-June 2016
W. Miao, H. de Waardt, N. Calabretta“1310 nm high-capacity waveband switch node for flat optical data center networks"21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, May-June 2016
C. Li, E. Smalbrugge, T. de Vries, T. Li, R. Stabile and O. Raz"Wet Etched Silicon Interposer for the 2.5D stacking of CMOS and Optoelectronic Dies"Electronic Component and Technology Conference (ECTC), Las Vegas, NV, May-June 2016
M. Artuso, C. Caba, H. Christiansen, J. Soler"Towards Flexible SDN-based Management for Cloud-Based Mobile Networks"IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), Istanbul, Turkey, April 2016
V. Kamchevska, V. Cristofori, F. Da Ros, B. Guo, C. Jackson, A. M. Fagertun, S. Ruepp, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou, L. Dittmann, M. Berger, L. K. Oxenløwe, M. Galili"Synchronization Algorithm for SDN-controlled All-Optical TDM Switching in a Random Length Ring Network"Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC) 2016, Anaheim, CA, USA, March 2016
W. Miao, F. Yan, O. Raz, N. Calabretta"OPSquare: Assessment of a Novel Flat Optical Data Center Network Architecture under Realistic Data Center Traffic"OFC 2016
C. Li, T. Li, E. Smalbrugge, R. Stabile, O. Raz"A Compact 2.5D Stacked Transmitter for Parallel Optical Interconnects"OFC 2016
O. Raz, G. Guelbenzu, T. Li, C. Li, W. Miao, F. Yan, H. J.S. Dorren, P. Stabile, N. Calabretta"Optical Solutions for the Challenges of Mega-Size Data Center Networks"OFC 2016Invited talk
W. Miao, H. de Waardt, N. Calabretta“Optical label switching based add-drop multiplexer for low latency and high performance metro networks"OFC 2016
N. Calabretta, W. Miao, H.J.S. Dorren“High-performance flat data center network architecture based on scalable and flow-controlled optical switching system”Optical Interconnects XVI, San Francisco, CA, February 2016
L. Schour"Enabling extensibility of the OVN logical pipeline"Open vSwitch 2015 Fall Conference, San Jose, CA, November 2015
G. Guelbenzu, N. Calabretta, O. Raz"Mid-board optics as an essential building block for future data center switches"IPS Benelux meeting, Brussels, Belgium, November 2015
C. Li, E. Smalbrugge, R. Stabile, O. Raz"Wet Etched Silicon Interposer for the Connection of CMOS ICs and Optoelectronic Dies"IPS Benelux meeting 2015
Y. Yan, Y. Shu, G. M. Saridis, B.R. Rofoee, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"FPGA-based Optical Programmable Switch and Interface Card for Disaggregated OPS/OCS Data Center Networks"European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC),Valencia, Spain, Sept-Oct 2015 2015
N. Parsons"Dynamic optical circuit switching for efficient and scalable software-defined data centre networks"ECOC 2015
G.M. Saridis, Y. Yan, Y.Shu, S. Yan, M. Arslan, T. Bradley, N.V. Wheeler, N.H.L. Wong, F. Poletti, M.N. Petrovich, D.J. Richardson, S. Poole, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"All-Optical Programmable Disaggregated Data Centre Interconnect Utilizing Hollow-Core Bandgap Fibre"ECOC 2015
V. Kamchevska, A.K. Medhin, F. Da Ros, F. Ye, R. Asif, A.M. Fagertun, S. Ruepp, M. Berger, L. Dittmann, T. Morioka, L. K. Oxenløwe, M. Galili"Experimental Demonstration of Multidimensional Switching Nodes for All-Optical Data Centre Networks"ECOC 2015
A.M. Fagertun, M. Berger, S. Ruepp, V. Kamchevska, M. Galili, L. K. Oxenløwe, L. Dittmann"Ring-based All-Optical Data Centre Networks"ECOC 2015
N. Parsons“High performance optical circuit switching for software-defined datacentre networks”Photonic in Switching 2015, Florence, Italy, September 2015
V. Kamchevska, A.M. Fagertun, A.K. Medhin, F. Da Ros, F. Ye, R. Asif, S. Ruepp, M. Berger, L. Dittmann, T. Morioka, L. K. Oxenløwe, M. Galili"Multidimensional Switching Nodes for All-Optical Data Centre Network"Photonics in Switching 2015
X. Chen, J. Regan, T. Durrant, Y. Shu, G. Saridis, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou, V. Kamchevska, AM. Fagertun, S. Yu“Monolithic InP-based fast optical switch module for optical networks of the future”Photonics in Switching 2015
L. Grüner-Nielsen"Optical Fibers for Spatial Division Multiplexing – An Industrial Perspective"Workshop on Frontiers and Challenges in Optical Communication, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, September 24, 2015Invited talk
M. Galili, V. Kamchevska, A.M. Fagertun, S. Ruepp, M. S. Berger, L. K. Oxenløwe, L. Dittmann"COSIGN – developing an optical software controlled data plane for future large-scale datacenter networks"International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 2015, Budapest 5-9 July 2015Invited talk
N. Parsons“SDN-enabled optical circuit switching for efficient and scalable datacentre networks”European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC 2015), Paris, France, June 29, 2015Invited talk
S. Guenender, K. Barabash, Y. Ben-Itzhak, A. Levin, E. Raichstein, L. Schour"NoEncap: Overlay Network Virtualization with no Encapsulation Overheads"1st ACM SIGCOMM Symposium on Software Defined Networking Research, Santa Clara, CA (USA), June 17-18, 2015
K. Barabash, Y. Ben-Itzhak, A. Levin, G. Landi, M. Biancani, L. Dittmann, J. Aznar"COSIGN: Combining Optics and SDN in Next Generation Data Centre Networks"8th ACM International Systems and Storage Conference (SYSTOR 2015), Haifa, Israel, May 26-28, 2015
Y. Ben-Itzhak, R. Cohen, K. Barabash, A. Levin, E. Raichstein"EnforSDN: Network Policies Enforcement with SDN"IFIP/IEEE Integrated Network Management Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, May 2015Technical session
K. Barabash"Architecting the Next Generation DCN for Flexibility and Scale with Optics and SDN"Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Los Angeles, CA, March 22-26, 2015Invited talk
H.J.S. Dorren"Can Optical Switches Penetrate into Future Datacenter Networks?"OFC 2015Invited talk
B. Guo, S. Peng, C. Jackson, Y. Yan, Y. Shu, W. Miao, H.J.S. Dorren, N. Calabretta, F. Agraz, S. Spadaro, J. Muntan, G. Bernini, R. Monno, N. Ciulli, R. Nejabati, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"SDN-enabled Programmable Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Intra Data Centre Network"OFC 2015
G. M. Saridis, E. Hugues-Salas, Y.Yan, S. Yan, S. Poole, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"DORIOS: Demonstration of an All-Optical Distributed CPU, Memory, Storage Intra DCN Interconnect"OFC 2015
O. Raz, P. Duan, H.J.S. Dorren"Simple and Low Cost Technique for Stacking Known Good Dies to Create Compact 3D Stacked Parallel Optics Assemblies"3DIC conference, Kinsale, Ireland, December 2014
G. Guelbenzu, O. Raz, H.J.S. Dorren"Flat Data Center Networks with Direct and Indirect Topologies"IPS Benelux chapter meeting, Enschede, NL, November 2014
S. Peng, R. Nejabati, B. Guo, Y. Shu, G. Zervas, S. Spadaro, A. Pages, D. Simeonidou"Enabling Multi-Tenancy in Hybrid Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Data Center Networks"European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC), Cannes, France, September 2014
S. Yan, E. Hugues-Salas, V. J. F. Rancano, Y. Shu, G. Saridis, B. R. Rofoee, Y. Yan, A. Peters, S. Jain, T. May-Smith, P. Petropoulos, D. Richardson, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"First Demonstration of All-Optical Programmable SDM/TDM Intra Data Centre and WDM Inter-DCN Communication"ECOC 2014, p. PD 1.2
Y. Shu, G. Zervas, Y. Yan, S. Peng, S. Yan, E. Hugues-salas, D. Simeonidou"Programmable Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Data Centre Interconnects: Traffic Modeling and Evaluation"ECOC 2014, P6.19
H.J.S. Dorren, G. Guelbenzu, O. Raz"Reality and Challenges of Photonics for DATACOM"ECOC 2014Tutorial talk
O.Raz, P. Duan, H.J.S. Dorren"Re-inventing Electronic and Opto-electronic Co-integration to Deliver the Next Generation of Parallel Optics Interconnects"International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON), Graz, Austria, September 2014Invited talk
H.J.S. Dorren"High speed switching for computer and communication networks"Optoelectronics and Communications Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July 2014Tutorial talk
L. Dittmann"Dimensioning issues utilizing advanced multicore fibres"Workshop presentation at EuCNC 2014, Bologna, Italy, June 23, 2014

Journal papers and similar contributions:

AUTHOR(S)TITLEJOURNALREMARKS
A. Pagès, F. Agraz, R. Montero, G. Landi, R. Monno, C. Jackson, D. Simeonidou, S. Spadaro“Resource Orchestration in Optically Interconnected Future Cloud Data Centre Infrastructures”IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking
C. Li, T. Li, G. Guelbenzu, B. Smalbrugge, R. Stabile, O. Raz“Low Cost 12-Channel 10 Gb/s Optical Transmitter and Receiver Compact Modules Based on Wet Etched Silicon Interposer”Journal of Lightwave Technology, 10.1109/JLT.2017.2681043
W. Miao, H. de Waardt, R. van der Linden, N. Calabretta“Assessment of scalable and fast 1310-nm optical switch for high-capacity data center networks”IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29, 1, 2017
W. Miao, F. Yan, N. Calabretta“Towards petabit/s all-optical flat data center networks based on WDM optical cross-connect switches with flow control”Journal of Lightwave Technology, 34, 17, 4066-4075, 2016
F. Yan, W. Miao, T. Li, Y. Maeda, Z. Cao, N. Calabretta“Monolithically integrated wideband wavelength converter for intra-data center routing applications"IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 28, 24, 2854-2857, 2016
Y. Ding, V. Kamchevska, K.Dalgaard, F. Ye, R. Asif, S. Gross, M. Withford, M. Galili, T. Morioka, L. Oxenløwe"Reconfigurable SDM Switching Using Novel Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuit"Scientific Reports
Y. Ben-Itzhak, C.M. Caba, L. Schour, S. Vargaftik“C-Share: Optical Circuits Sharing for Software-Defined Data-Centers”arXiv.orghttps://arxiv.org/abs/1609.04521
V. Kamchevska, Y. Ding, K. Dalgaard, M. Berger, L. Oxenløwe, M. Galili"On-Chip SDM Switching for Unicast, Multicast and Traffic Grooming in Data Center Networks" Photonics Technology Letters
V. Kamchevska, V. Cristofori, F. Da Ros, B. Guo, C. Jackson, A. M. Fagertun, S. Ruepp, R. Nejabati, D. Simeonidou, L. Dittmann, M. Berger, L. K. Oxenløwe, M. Galili"Synchronization in a Random Length Ring Network for SDN-Controlled Optical TDM Switching"Journal of Optical Communication and Networking Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. A26-A34 (2017)Invited
S. Peng, B. Guo, C. Jackson, R. Nejabati, F. Agraz, S. Spadaro, G. Bernini, N. Ciulli, D. Simeonidou"Multi-Tenant Software-Defined Hybrid Optical Switched Data Centre"IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
L. Leandro, L. Grüner-Nielsen, K. Rottwitt"Mode resolved bend-loss analysis in few mode fibers using Spatially and Spectrally resolved imaging"Optics Letters; Vol. 40, No. 20, pp. 4583 (2015)
G.M. Saridis, D. Alexandropoulos, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"Survey and Evaluation of Space Division Multiplexing: From Technologies to Optical Networks"Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE, vol.PP, no.99, pp.1-1. doi: 10.1109/COMST.2015.2466458
A. Pagès, M. Pérez Sanchís, S. Peng, J. Perelló, D. Simeonidou, S. Spadaro"Optimal Virtual Slice Composition Toward Multi-Tenancy Over Hybrid OCS/OPS Data Center Networks"OSA J. of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 7, issue 10, October 2015
V. Kamchevska, A. K. Medhin, F. Da Ros, F. Ye, R. Asif, A. M. Fagertun, S. Ruepp, M. Berger, L. Dittmann, T. Morioka, L. K. Oxenløwe, M. Galili"Experimental Demonstration of Multidimensional Switching Nodes for All-Optical Data Center Networks"IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology 2015
G. M. Saridis, S. Peng, Y. Yan, A. Aguado, B. Guo, M. Arslan, C. Jackson, W. Miao, N. Calabretta, F. Agraz, S. Spadaro, G. Bernini, N. Ciulli, G. Zervas, R. Nejabati, EE, D. Simeonidou"LIGHTNESS: A Function-Virtualizable Software Defined Data Center Network with All-Optical Circuit/Packet Switching"Journal of Lightwave Technology
Y. Yan, G. M. Saridis, Y. Shu, B. R. Rofoee, S. Yan, M. Arslan, T. Bradley, N. V. Wheeler, N. H. L. Wong, F. Poletti, M. N. Petrovich, D. J. Richardson, S. Poole, G. Zervas, D. Simeonidou"All-Optical Programmable Disaggregated Data Centre Network realized by FPGA-based Switch and Interface Card"Journal of Lightwave Technology
C. Caba, J. Soler"Mitigating the controller performance bottlenecks in Software Defined Networks"International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems
S. Yan, E. Hugues-Salas, V. J. F. Rancano, Y. Shu, G. M. Saridis, B. Rahimzadeh Rofoee, Y. Yan, A. Peters, S. Jain, T. May-Smith, P. Petropoulos, D. J. Richardson, G. Zervas, and D. Simeonidou"Archon: A Function Programmable Optical Interconnect Architecture for Transparent Intra and Inter Data Center SDM/TDM/WDM Networking"J. Light. Technol., vol. 33, no. 8, pp. 1586–1595, Apr. 2015
H.J.S. Dorren, E.H.M.Wittebol, R. de Kluijver, G. Guelbenzu P. Duan and O. Raz"Challenges for Optically Enabled High-Radix Switches for Data Center Networks"IEEE Journal of Lightwave TechnologySpecial issue of ECOC 2014