Double all-optical encryption of M-QAM signals based on spectrally sliced encoding keys

Marcelo L F Abbade, Milorad Cvijetic, Carlos A. Messani, Cleiton J. Alves, Stefan Tenenbaum

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Abstract

The ever-growing demand for optical network security can be addressed by data encryption at different network layers. In this work, we consider all-optical cryptography technique that applies a spectral phase change and delay encoding on spectrum slices of a specified WDM channel. In this case we have investigated a novel approach where signals are double encrypted to achieve an enhanced degree of security. Simulation results indicate that such double cyphering scheme can be applied to high data-rate M-QAM signals propagating in metro/regional networks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Volume2015-August
ISBN (Print)9781467378802
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 12 2015
Event17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2015 - Budapest, Hungary
Duration: Jul 5 2015Jul 9 2015

Other

Other17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2015
CountryHungary
CityBudapest
Period7/5/157/9/15

Keywords

  • Cryptography
  • Optical signal processing
  • Transparent optical networks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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    Abbade, M. L. F., Cvijetic, M., Messani, C. A., Alves, C. J., & Tenenbaum, S. (2015). Double all-optical encryption of M-QAM signals based on spectrally sliced encoding keys. In International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (Vol. 2015-August). [7193391] IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2015.7193391