Tools and Community Resources

Sample Optical Network Topologies
Network Simulator 3 (ns-3)
OPNET Modeler
VPIphotonics design automation
Rsoft System and Network Modeling

IEEE and ComSoc Information

ONTC information page at the IEEE Communications Society webpage

ONTC Conferences and Workshops

Optical Networks and Systems (ONS) Symposium at IEEE ICC
Optical Networks and Systems (ONS) Symposium at IEEE GLOBECOM
OFC/NFOEC Conference
IEEE ComSoc portfolio event:
IEEE ComSoc conference search:

ONTC Approved Conferences

See here

Academic and Industry Research Groups

Advanced Network Architecture Group at MIT
Communications Group at Toronto
Open Source PCE
Optical Networking Research at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Optical Networking Advanced Research Lab at UT Dallas
Photonics Communications Research Laboratory at NTUA, Greece
Research at Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
Research at SUNY Buffalo
The Fitzpatrick Center for Photonics and Communication Systems at Duke University
TRLabs Canada
INFINITE Lab at University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
UC Davis Networks Lab
Networks and Optical Communications Group at AIT, Greece
Lightwave Research Laboratory at Columbia University
AT&T Labs
Bell Labs Networking Research Lab at Lucent Technologies
IBM Research: Optical Networking
LBNL Network Research Group
OptiNet Lab, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
NSF Cyberinfrastructure: Networking For Tomorrow
NSF: Computer and Network Systems Program
The MAGIC Network

Please contact the chair if you want your research page to be linked here.

Mailing Lists and Newsgroups

TCCC mailing list
IEEE Communications Society’s Transmission, Access, and Optical Systems (TAOS)
North American Network Operators’ Group (NANOG) mailing list

Related Organizations

International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Optical Internetworking Forum
The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Optical Society of America (OSA)
SPIE-The International Society of Optical Engineering
The Technical Committee on Computer Communications
Standard Committee T1 Telecommunications
The FTTH Council
The PON Forum
The Broadband Forum
The Metro Ethernet Forum

Journals and Magazines

IEEE Explore- Online
IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (JOCN)
IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communication (JSAC)
IEEE Network
IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking (formerly JON)
Photonic Network Communications
Journal of High Speed Networks
Computer Networks
Optical Switching and Networking
IEEE Communications
IEEE Optical Communications
ACM Journals and Magazines
Bell Labs Technical Journal
Light Reading Online
Gazetta Byte
FiberOptics Online



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