Selected Journal Publications by Topics


Elastic Optical Networks (EONs):

a) Basic Routing and Spectrum Assignment (RSA)

5. Haitao Wu, Fen Zhou, Zuqing Zhu, and Yaojun Chen, “On the Distance Spectrum Assignment in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 4, pp. 2391-2404, Aug. 2017.

4. Liang Zhang and Zuqing Zhu, “Spectrum-Efficient Anycast in Elastic Optical Inter-Datacenter Networks”, Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier), vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 250-259, Aug. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

3. Wei Lu, Xiang Zhou, Long Gong, Mingyang Zhang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Dynamic Multi-Path Service Provisioning under Differential Delay Constraint in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 158-161, Jan. 2013 (Corresponding Author).

2. Zuqing Zhu, Wei Lu, Liang Zhang, and Nirwan Ansari, “Dynamic Service Provisioning in Elastic Optical Networks with Hybrid Single-/Multi-Path Routing”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 15-22, Jan. 2013.

1. Long Gong, Xiang Zhou, Wei Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, "A Two-Population based Evolutionary Approach for Optimizing Routing, Modulation and Spectrum Assignments (RMSA) in O-OFDM Networks", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 1520-1523, Sept. 2012 (Corresponding Author).

b) Multicast Service Provisioning

4. Zuqing Zhu, Xiahe Liu, Yixiang Wang, Wei Lu, Long Gong, Shui Yu, and Nirwan Ansari, “Impairment- and Splitting-Aware Cloud-Ready Multicast Provisioning in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 1220-1234, Apr. 2017.

3. Lulu Yang, Long Gong, Fen Zhou, Bernard Cousin, Miklos Molnar, and Zuqing Zhu, “Leveraging Light-Forest with Rateless Network Coding to Design Efficient All-Optical Multicast Schemes for Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 18, pp. 3945-3955, Sept. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

2. Xiahe Liu, Long Gong, and Zuqing Zhu, “On the Spectrum-Efficient Overlay Multicast in Elastic Optical Networks Built with Multicast-Incapable Switches”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1860-1863, Sept. 2013 (Corresponding Author).

1. Long Gong, Xiang Zhou, Xiahe Liu, Wenwen Zhao, Wei Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Efficient Resource Allocation for All-Optical Multicasting over Spectrum-Sliced Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 5, no. 8, pp. 836-847, Aug. 2013 (Corresponding Author).

c) Protection and Restoration

8. Wei Lu, Xiaofu Yin, Xiaobao Cheng, and Zuqing Zhu, “On Cost-Efficient Integrated Multilayer Protection Planning in IP-over-EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 36, no. 10, pp. 2037-2048, May 2018 (Corresponding Author).

7. Siqi Liu, Wei Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “On the Cross-Layer Orchestration to Address IP Router Outages with Cost-Efficient Multilayer Restoration in IP-over-EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. A122-A132, Jan. 2018 (Invited) (Corresponding Author).

6. Xiaoliang Chen, Muqing Zhou, Shilin Zhu, Sheng Kang, Lu Sun, and Zuqing Zhu, “Optimizing FIPP-p-Cycle Protection Design to Realize Availability-aware Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 65-68, Jan. 2018 (Corresponding Author).

5. Min Ju, Fen Zhou, Shilin Xiao, and Zuqing Zhu, “Power-efficient Protection with Directed p-Cycles for Asymmetric Traffic in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 17, pp. 4053-4065, Sept. 2016.

4. Min Ju, Fen Zhou, Zuqing Zhu, and Shilin Xiao, “Distance-adaptive, low CAPEX cost p-cycle design without candidate cycle enumeration in mixed-line-rate optical networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 2663-2676, Jun. 2016.

3. Xiaoliang Chen, Shilin Zhu, Liu Jiang, and Zuqing Zhu, “On Spectrum Efficient Failure-Independent Path Protection p-Cycle Design in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 17, pp. 3719-3729, Sept. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

2. Xiaoliang Chen, Fan Ji, and Zuqing Zhu, “Service Availability Oriented p-Cycle Protection Design in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 6, no. 10, pp. 901-910, Oct. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

1. Fan Ji, Xiaoliang Chen, Wei Lu, Joel. J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Zuqing Zhu, “Dynamic p-Cycle Protection in Spectrum-Sliced Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 1190-1199, Mar. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

d) Resource Defragmentation

5. Mingyang Zhang, Changsheng You, and Zuqing Zhu, “On the Parallelization of Spectrum Defragmentation Reconfigurations in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 24, no. 5, pp. 2819-2833, Oct. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

4. Wenjian Fang, Minhua Lu, Xiahe Liu, Long Gong, and Zuqing Zhu, “Joint Defragmentation of Optical Spectrum and IT Resources in Elastic Optical Datacenter Interconnections”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 314-324, Mar. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

3. Mingyang Zhang, Changsheng You, Huihui Jiang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Dynamic and Adaptive Bandwidth Defragmentation in Spectrum-Sliced Elastic Optical Networks with Time-Varying Traffic”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 1014-1023, Mar. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

2. Yawei Yin, Huan Zhang, Mingyang Zhang, Ming Xia, Zuqing Zhu, Stefan Dahfort, and S. J. B. Yoo, “Spectral and Spatial 2D Fragmentation-Aware Routing and Spectrum Assignment Algorithms in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 5, no. 10, pp. A100-A106, Oct. 2013 (Invited).

1. Weiran Shi, Zuqing Zhu, Mingyang Zhang, and Nirwan Ansari, “On the Effect of Bandwidth Fragmentation on Blocking Probability in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Communications, vol. 61, no. 7, pp. 2970-2978, Jul. 2013 (Corresponding Author).

e) Physical-layer Security

3. Jing Zhu and Zuqing Zhu, “Physical-Layer Security in MCF-based SDM-EONs: Would Crosstalk-Aware Service Provisioning be Good Enough?”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 22, pp. 4826-4837, Nov. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

2. Jing Zhu, Bin Zhao, and Zuqing Zhu, “Leveraging Game Theory to Achieve Efficient Attack-aware Service Provisioning in EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 1785-1796, May 2017 (Corresponding Author).

1. Jing Zhu, Bin Zhao, Wei Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Attack-aware Service Provisioning to Enhance Physical-Layer Security in Multi-Domain EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 2645-2655, Jun. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

f) Network Virtualization

7. Xiaoliang Chen, Zuqing Zhu, Jiannan Guo, Sheng Kang, Roberto Proietti, Alberto Castro, and S. J. B. Yoo, “Leveraging Mixed-Strategy Gaming to Realize Incentive-Driven VNF Service Chain Provisioning in Broker-based Elastic Optical Inter-Datacenter Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. A232-A240, Feb. 2018 (Invited).

6. Zuqing Zhu, Bingxin Kong, Jie Yin, Sicheng Zhao, and Shengru Li, “Build to Tenants' Requirements: On-Demand Application-Driven vSD-EON Slicing”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. A206-A215, Feb. 2018 (Invited).

5. Jie Yin, Jiannan Guo, Bingxin Kong, Heqing Yin, and Zuqing Zhu, “Experimental Demonstration of Building and Operating QoS-aware Survivable vSD-EONs with Transparent Resiliency”,  Optics Express, vol. 25, no. 13, pp. 15468-15480, 2017 (Corresponding Author).

4. Yixiang Wang, Ping Lu, Wei Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Cost-Efficient Virtual Network Function Graph (vNFG) Provisioning in Multi-Domain Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 13, pp. 2712-2723, Jul. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

3. Wenjian Fang, Menglu Zeng, Xiahe Liu, Wei Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Joint Spectrum and IT Resource Allocation for Efficient vNF Service Chaining in Inter-Datacenter Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 1539-1542, Aug. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

2. Menglu Zeng, Wenjian Fang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Orchestrating Tree-Type VNF Forwarding Graphs in Inter-DC Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 14, pp. 3330-3341, Jul. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

1. Long Gong and Zuqing Zhu, “Virtual Optical Network Embedding (VONE) over Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 32, no. 3, pp. 450-460, Feb. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

g) Advance Reservation (AR) and Bulk Data Transfers

6. Ping Lu and Zuqing Zhu, “Data-Oriented Task Scheduling in Fixed- and Flexible-Grid Multilayer Inter-DC Optical Networks: A Comparison Study”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 24, pp. 5335-5346, Dec. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

5. Wei Lu, Zuqing Zhu, and Biswanath Mukherjee, “Optimizing Deadline-Driven Bulk-Data Transfer to Revitalize Spectrum Fragments in EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. B173-B183, Dec. 2015 (Invited) (Corresponding Author).

4. Wei Lu, Zuqing Zhu, and Biswanath Mukherjee, “On Hybrid IR and AR Service Provisioning in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 22, pp. 4659-4669, Nov. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

3. Ping Lu, Liang Zhang, Xiahe Liu, Jingjing Yao, and Zuqing Zhu, “Highly-Efficient Data Migration and Backup for Big Data Applications in Elastic Optical Inter-Data-Center Networks”, IEEE Network, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 36-42, Sept./Oct. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

2. Wei Lu and Zuqing Zhu, “Malleable Reservation based Bulk-Data Transfer to Recycle Spectrum Fragments in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 10, pp. 2078-2086,  May 2015 (Corresponding Author).

1. Wei Lu and Zuqing Zhu, “Dynamic Service Provisioning of Advance Reservation Requests in Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 31, no. 10, pp. 1621-1627, May 2013 (Corresponding Author).

h) Software-defined Elastic Optical Networks (SD-EONs)

13. Lu Sun, Xiaoliang Chen and Zuqing Zhu, “Multi-Broker based Service Provisioning in Multi-Domain SD-EONs: Why and How Should the Brokers Cooperate with Each Other?”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 35, no. 17, pp. 3722-3733, Sept. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

12. Menglu Zeng, Yan Li, Wenjian Fang, Wei Lu, Xiahe Liu, Hang Yu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Control Plane Innovations to Realize Dynamic Formulation of Multicast Sessions in Inter-DC Software-Defined Elastic Optical Networks”, Optical Switching and Networking (Elsevier), vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 259-269, Jan. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

11. Alberto Castro, Luis Velasco, Lluis Gifre, Cen Chen, Jie Yin, Zuqing Zhu, Roberto Proietti, and S. J. B. Yoo, “Brokered Orchestration for End-to-End Service Provisioning across Heterogeneous Multi-Operator (Multi-AS) Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 23, pp. 5391-5400, Dec. 2016..

10. Xiaoliang Chen, Zuqing Zhu, Lu Sun, Jie Yin, Shilin Zhu, Alberto Castro, and S. J. B. Yoo, “Incentive-Driven Bidding Strategy for Brokers to Compete for Service Provisioning Tasks in Multi-Domain SD-EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 34, no. 16, pp. 3867-3876, Aug. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

9. Bin Zhao, Xiaoliang Chen, Jing Zhu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Survivable Control Plane Establishment with Live Control Service Backup and Migration in SD-EONs”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 371-381, Jun. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

8. Xiaoliang Chen, Fan Ji, Shilin Zhu, Qinkun Bao, and Zuqing Zhu, “Availability-Aware Service Provisioning in SD-EON based Inter-Datacenter Networks”, Photonic Network Communications (Springer), vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 543-549, Jun. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

7. Shengru Li, Wei Lu, Xiahe Liu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Fragmentation-aware service provisioning for advance reservation multicast in SD-EONs”, Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 20, pp. 25804-25813, Oct. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

6. Xiaoliang Chen, Massimo Tornatore, Fan Ji, Wenshuang Zhou, Cen Chen, Daoyun Hu, Shilin Zhu, Liu Jiang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Flexible Availability-Aware Differentiated Protection in Software-Defined Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 18, pp. 3872-3882, Sept. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

5. Xiaoliang Chen, Bin Zhao, Shoujiang Ma, Cen Chen, Daoyun Hu, Wenshuang Zhou, and Zuqing Zhu, “Leveraging Master-Slave OpenFlow Controller Arrangement to Improve Control Plane Resiliency in SD-EONs”, Optics Express, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 7550-7558, Mar. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

4. Zuqing Zhu, Cen Chen, Shoujiang Ma, Lei Liu, Xiaotao Feng, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Demonstration of Cooperative Resource Allocation in an OpenFlow-Controlled Multidomain and Multinational SD-EON Testbed", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 8, pp. 1508-1514, Apr. 2015 (Invited).

3. Zuqing Zhu, Xiaoliang Chen, Cen Chen, Shoujiang Ma, Mingyang Zhang, Lei Liu, and S. J. B. Yoo, “OpenFlow-Assisted Online Defragmentation in Single-/Multi-Domain Software-Defined Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. A7-A15, Jan. 2015 (Invited).

2. Cen Chen, Xiaoliang Chen, Mingyang Zhang, Shoujiang Ma, Yan Shao, Suoheng Li, Munir Said Suleiman, and Zuqing Zhu, “Demonstrations of Efficient Online Spectrum Defragmentation in Software-Defined Elastic Optical Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 32, no. 24, pp. 4701-4711, Dec. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

1. Wei Lu, Shoujiang Ma, Cen Chen, Xiaoliang Chen, and Zuqing Zhu, “Implementation and Demonstration of Revenue-Driven Provisioning for Advance Reservation Requests in OpenFlow-Controlled SD-EONs”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1727-1730, Oct. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

*Please note that for conciseness, only the journal publications are listed here. For a more detailed review on our work in this area, please refer to the ResearchGate profile of INFINITE lab and find the related project reviews: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV.

Software-defined Networking (SDN):

a) Protocol Oblivious Forwarding (POF)

6. Huibai Huang, Bin Niu, Shaofei Tang, Shengru Li, Sicheng Zhao, Kai Han, and Zuqing Zhu, “Realizing Highly-Available, Scalable and Protocol-Independent vSDN Slicing with a Distributed Network Hypervisor System”, IEEE Access, in Press, 2018 (Corresponding Author).

5. Quanying Sun, Yuhan Xue, Shengru Li, and Zuqing Zhu, “Design and Demonstration of High-Throughput Protocol Oblivious Packet Forwarding to Support Software-Defined Vehicular Networks”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, 24004-24011, 2017 (Corresponding Author).

4. Shengru Li, Kai Han, Nirwan Ansari, Qinkun Bao, Daoyun Hu, Junjie Liu, Shui Yu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Improving SDN Scalability with Protocol-Oblivious Source Routing: A System-Level Study”, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 275-288, Mar. 2018 (Corresponding Author).

3. Shengru Li, Kai Han, Huibai Huang, Quanying Sun, Junjie Liu, Sicheng Zhao, and Zuqing Zhu, “SR-PVX: A Source Routing based Network Virtualization Hypervisor to Enable POF-FIS Programmability in vSDNs”, IEEE Access, vol. 5, pp. 7659-7666, 2017 (Corresponding Author).

2. Shengru Li, Daoyun Hu, Wenjian Fang, Shoujiang Ma, Cen Chen, Huibai Huang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Protocol Oblivious Forwarding (POF): Software-Defined Networking with Enhanced Programmability”, IEEE Network, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 58-66, Mar./Apr. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

1. Daoyun Hu, Shengru Li, Huibai Huang, Wenjian Fang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Flexible Flow Converging: A Systematic Case Study on Forwarding Plane Programmability of Protocol-Oblivious Forwarding (POF)”, IEEE Access, vol. 4, pp. 4707-4719, 2016 (Corresponding Author).

b) Video Streaming

3. Nana Xue, Xiaoliang Chen, Suoheng Li, Long Gong, Daoyun Hu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Demonstration of OpenFlow-Controlled Network Orchestration for Adaptive SVC Video Manycast”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 17, no. 9, pp. 1617-1629, Sept. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

2. Suoheng Li, Yan Shao, Shoujiang Ma, Nana Xue, Shengru Li, Daoyun Hu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Flexible Traffic Engineering (F-TE): When OpenFlow Meets Multi-Protocol IP-Forwarding”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1699-1702, Oct. 2014 (Corresponding Author).

1. Zuqing Zhu, Suoheng Li, and Xiaoliang Chen, “Design QoS-Aware Multi-Path Provisioning Strategies for Efficient Cloud-Assisted SVC Video Streaming to Heterogeneous Clients”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 758-768, Jun. 2013.

*Please note that for conciseness, only the journal publications are listed here. For a more detailed review on our work in this area, please refer to the ResearchGate profile of INFINITE lab and find the related project review.

Inter-Datacenter (DC) Networks and Network Function Virtualization (NFV):

9. Wei Lu, Ping Lu, Quanying Sun, Shui Yu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Profit-Aware Distributed Online Scheduling for Data-Oriented Tasks in Cloud Datacenters”, IEEE Access, in Press, 2018 (Corresponding Author).

8. Xiaokang Xie, Qing Ling, Ping Lu, Wei Xu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Evacuate before Too Late: Distributed Backup in Inter-DC Networks with Progressive Disasters”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, in Press, 2017 (Corresponding Author).

7. Junjie Liu, Wei Lu, Fen Zhou, Ping Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “On Dynamic Service Function Chain Deployment and Readjustment”, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 543-553, Sept. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

6. Long Gong, Huihui Jiang, Yixiang Wang, and Zuqing Zhu, “Novel Location-Constrained Virtual Network Embedding (LC-VNE) Algorithms Towards Integrated Node and Link Mapping”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, vol. 24, no. 6, pp. 3648-3661, Dec. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

5. Ping Lu, Qing Ling, and Zuqing Zhu, “Maximizing Utility of Time-Constrained Emergency Backup in Inter-Datacenter Networks”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 890-893, May 2016 (Corresponding Author).

4. Kaiyue Wu, Ping Lu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Distributed Online Scheduling and Routing of Multicast-Oriented Tasks for Profit-Driven Cloud Computing”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 684-687, Apr. 2016 (Corresponding Author).

3. Huihui Jiang, Yixiang Wang, Long Gong, and Zuqing Zhu, “Availability-Aware Survivable Virtual Network Embedding (A-SVNE) in Optical Datacenter Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 1160-1171, Dec. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

2. Ping Lu, Quanying Sun, Kaiyue Wu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Distributed Online Hybrid Cloud Management for Profit-Driven Multimedia Cloud Computing”, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 1297-1308, Aug. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

1. Jingjing Yao, Ping Lu, Long Gong and Zuqing Zhu, “On Fast and Coordinated Data Backup in Geo-Distributed Optical Inter-Datacenter Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 33, no. 14, pp. 3005-3015, Jul. 2015 (Corresponding Author).

Cloud Radio Access Networks (C-RANs):

1. Lipei Liang, Wei Lu, Massimo Tornatore, and Zuqing Zhu, “Game-Assisted Distributed Decision-Making to Build Virtual TDM-PONs in C-RANs Adaptively”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 9, no. 7, pp. 546-554, Jul. 2017 (Corresponding Author).

*Please note that for conciseness, only the journal publications are listed here. For a more detailed review on our work in this area, please refer to the ResearchGate profile of INFINITE lab and find the related project review.

Energy-Efficient Optical Networks:

8. Xiaoliang Chen, Fan Ji, Yanan Wu, and Zuqing Zhu, “Energy-Efficient Resilience in Translucent Optical Networks with Mixed Regenerator Placement”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 5, no. 7, pp. 741-750, Jul. 2013 (Corresponding Author).

7. Zuqing Zhu, Ping Lu, Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues, and Yonggang Wen, “Energy-Efficient Wideband Cable Access Networks in Future Smart Cities”, IEEE Communications Magazine, Special Issue on ICT in Smart Cities, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 94-100, Jun. 2013.

6. Ping Lu, Yabo Yuan, Zhongzhen Yang, and Zuqing Zhu, “On the Performance Analysis of Energy-Efficient Upstream Scheduling for Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial Networks with Channel Bonding”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 1020-1023, May 2013 (Corresponding Author).

5. Zuqing Zhu, Xiaoliang Chen, Fan Ji, Liang Zhang, Farid Farahmand, and Jason P. Jue, “Energy-Efficient Translucent Optical Transport Networks with Mixed Regenerator Placement”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 30, no. 19, pp. 3147-3156, Oct. 2012.

4. Zuqing Zhu, “Design of Energy-Saving Algorithms for Hybrid Fiber Coaxial Networks Based on the DOCSIS 3.0 Standard”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 449-456, Jun. 2012.

3. Zuqing Zhu, Chuanqi Wan, and Weida Zhong, "Using Genetic Algorithm to Optimize Mixed Placement of 1R/2R/3R Regenerators in Translucent Lightpaths for Energy-Efficient Design", IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 262-264, Feb. 2012.

2. Zuqing Zhu, "A Novel Energy-Aware Design to Build Green Broadband Cable Access Networks”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 8, pp. 887-889, Aug. 2011.

1. Zuqing Zhu, “Mixed Placement of 1R/2R/3R Regenerators in Translucent Optical Networks to Achieve Green and Cost-Effective Design”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 15, no. 7, pp. 752-754, Jul. 2011.

*Please note that for conciseness, only the journal publications are listed here. For a more detailed review on our work in this area, please refer to the ResearchGate profile of INFINITE lab and find the related project review.

Optical Label Switching (OLS):

9. Zuqing Zhu, “Crosstalk Due to Optical Demultiplexing in Subcarrier Multiplexed Systems”, Photonic Network Communications (Springer), vol. 22, no.1, pp. 79-84, Aug. 2011.

8. Zhong Pan, Haijun Yang, Zuqing Zhu, Masaki Funabashi, Bo Xiang, and S. J. B. Yoo, "All-Optical Label Swapping, Clock Recovery, and 3R Regeneration in 101-hop Cascaded Optical-label Switching Router Networks", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 24, pp. 2629-2631, Dec. 2006.

7. Zhong Pan, Zuqing Zhu, Masaki Funabashi, Haijun Yang, and S. J. B. Yoo, "101-hop Cascaded Operation of an Optical-label Switching Router with All-optical Clock Recovery and 3R Regeneration", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 15, pp. 1654-1656, Aug. 2006.

6. Masaki Funabashi, Zhong Pan, Zuqing Zhu, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Nanosecond Guard Time Packet-by-Packet Burst-Mode Optical 3R Regeneration in an Optical-Label Switching Router", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 9, pp. 1091-1093, May 2006.

5. Zhong Pan, Haijun Yang, Zuqing Zhu, and S. J. Ben Yoo, “Demonstration of an Optical-label Switching Router with Multicast and Contention Resolution at Mixed Data Rates”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 307-309, Jan. 2006.

4. Zhong Pan, Haijun Yang, Jinqiang Yang, Junqiang Hu, Zuqing Zhu, Jing Cao, Katsunari Okamoto, Satoru Yamano, Venkatesh Akella, and S. J. Ben Yoo, "Advanced optical-label routing system supporting multicast, optical TTL, and multimedia applications", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 23, no. 10, pp. 3270-3281, Oct. 2005.

3. Zuqing Zhu, Zhong Pan, and S. J. B. Yoo, " A compact all-optical subcarrier label-swapping system using an integrated EML for 10-Gb/s optical label-switching networks", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 426-428, Feb. 2005.

2. Zhong Pan, Haijun Yang, Zuqing Zhu, Jing Cao, Venkatesh Akella, Steven Butt, and S. J. Ben Yoo, “Demonstration of Variable-Length Packet Contention Resolution and Packet Forwarding in an Optical-Label Switching Router”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 1772-1774, Jul. 2004.

1. Zuqing Zhu, V. J. Hernandez, Min Yong Jeon, Jing Cao, Zhong Pan, and S. J. B. Yoo, "RF photonics signal processing in subcarrier multiplexed optical-label switching communication systems", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 21, no. 12, pp.3155-3166, Dec. 2003.

*Please note that for conciseness, only the journal publications are listed here. For a more detailed review on our work in this area, please refer to the ResearchGate profile of INFINITE lab and find the related project review.

All-Optical Regeneration:

6. Zuqing Zhu, Masaki Funabashi, Zhong Pan, Bo Xiang, Loukas Paraschis, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Jitter and Amplitude Noise Accumulations in Cascaded All-Optical Regenerators", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 26, No. 12, pp. 1640-1652, Jun. 2008.

5. Zuqing Zhu, Masaki Funabashi, Zhong Pan, Loukas Paraschis, David L. Harris, and S. J. B. Yoo, "High-performance optical 3R regeneration for scalable fiber transmission system applications", IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 504-511, Feb. 2007.

4. Masaki Funabashi, Zuqing Zhu, Zhong Pan, Bo Xiang, Loukas Paraschis, David L. Harris, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Cascadability of optical 3R regeneration for NRZ format investigated in recirculating loop transmission over field fibers", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 20, pp. 2081-2083, Oct. 2006.

3. Masaki Funabashi, Zuqing Zhu, Zhong Pan, Loukas Paraschis, and S. J. B. Yoo, "Optical Clock Recovery and 3R Regeneration for 10-Gb/s NRZ Signal to Achieve 10 000-hop Cascadability and 1 000 000-km Transmission", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 20, pp. 2078-2080, Oct. 2006.

2. Zuqing Zhu, Masaki Funabashi, Zhong Pan, Loukas Paraschis, and S. J. B. Yoo, "1000 Cascaded stages of optical 3R regeneration with SOA-MZI-based clock enhancement to achieve 10-Gb/s 125 000-km dispersion uncompensated transmission", IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 20, pp. 2159-2161, Oct. 2006.

1. Zuqing Zhu, Masaki Funabashi, Zhong Pan, Loukas Paraschis, and S. J. B. Yoo, "10 000-hop Cascaded In-line All-optical 3R Regeneration to Achieve 1 250 000-km 10-Gb/s Transmission", IEEE Photonics Technology Letter, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 718-720, Mar. 2006.

*Please note that for conciseness, only the journal publications are listed here. For a more detailed review on our work in this area, please refer to the ResearchGate profile of INFINITE lab and find the related project review.