STEFANO BARONI, PH.D., MBA
Patents and Selected Publications
S. Baroni, B. Doshi, P. Harshavardhana, M. A. Qureshi, A. Rodriguez-Moral, D. Sugerman, “Dual-homing select
architecture”, US Patent # 6,662,308, December 2003.
J. L. Weston-Dawkes, S. Baroni, M. Trnkus, L. M. Benmohamed, J.-L. Ronarc'h, “Optical Transmission Systems,
Devices, and Methods”, submitted June 2002. Patent pending.
A. Rodriguez-Moral, P. Bonenfant, S. Baroni, R. Wu, “Optical Data Networking: Protocols, Technologies, and
Architectures for Next Generation Optical Transport Networks and Optical Internetworks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of
Lightwave Technology, Special Issue on “Optical Networks”, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 1855-1870, December 2000.
N. Karafolas, S. Baroni, “Optical Satellite Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Special Issue
on “Optical Networks”, vol. 18, no. 12, pp. 1792-1806, December 2000.
S. Baroni, J. O. Eaves, M. Kumar, M. A. Qureshi, A. Rodriguez-Moral, D. Sugerman, “Analysis and Design of
Backbone Architecture Alternatives for IP Optical Networking”, IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in
Communications, Special Issue on “Protocols and Architectures for Next-Generation Optical WDM Networks”,
vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1980-1994, October 2000.
S. Baroni, “Backbone Network Architectures for IP Optical Networking”, Royal Society Philosophical
Transactions, Series A, vol. 358, no. 1773, pp.2233-2254, August 2000. [Invited contribution]
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, R. J. Gibbens, S. K. Korotky, “Analysis and Design of Resilient Multi-Fibre Wavelength-
Routed Optical Transport Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol.17, no.5, pp.743-758, May
R. Olivares, S. Baroni, F. Di Pasquale, P. Bayvel, F. A. Fernandez, “A New WDM Amplifier Cascade for
Improved Performance in Wavelength-Routed Optical Transport Networks”, Optical Fiber Technology, vol.5,
no.1, pp.62-74, January 1999.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, R. J. Gibbens, “On the Number of Wavelengths in Arbitrarily-Connected Wavelength-
Routed Optical Networks”, OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series (TOPS): Optical Networks and Their
Applications, vol.20, pp.195-204, July 1998. [Invited contribution]
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, “Wavelength Requirements in Arbitrarily Connected Wavelength-Routed Optical
Networks”, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, vol.15, no.2, pp.242-251, February 1997.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, J. E. Midwinter, “Wavelength Requirements in Dense Wavelength-Routed Optical Transport
Networks with Variable Physical Connectivity”, IEE Electronic Letters, vol.32, no.6, pp.575-576, March 1996.
S. Baroni, A. Bononi, G. Di Maio, E. Forestieri, A. Gaibazzi, P. Gambini, G. Picchi, G. Prati, M. Tesauri, C.
Zanichelli (University of Parma), R. Cigliutti (University of Genova), P. Ghiggino (Marconi S.p.A.),
“Dimostratore di un sistema multicanale in ottica coerente a 622 Mb/s realizzato presso l'Universita' di Parma” in
“Tecnologie per comunicazioni ottiche a larga banda”, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome, Italy,
pp.75-91, June 1995.
P. Lintzeris, J. Armstrong, S. Baroni, “Optimized Network Architecture to Support Existing and Emerging
Services”, Proc. NFOEC 2002, pp. 1830-1839, Dallas, TX, September 2002.
J. Weston-Dawkes, S. Baroni, “Mesh Network Grooming and Restoration Optimized for Optical Bypass”, Proc.
NFOEC 2002, pp. 1438-1449, Dallas, TX, September 2002.
S. Baroni, J. Leung, J. Nikolopoulos, P. Lintzeris, J. Galanis, “Transitioning to a High-Capacity All-Optical
Network Layer”, Proc. NFOEC 2001, Baltimore, MD, July 2001.
N. Karafolas, S. Baroni, “Optical WDM Networking in Broadband Satellite Constellations”, Proc. LEOS 2000,
13th IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting, paper MK3, Puerto Rico, November 2000.
N. Karafolas, S. Baroni, “Implementation issues in designing an optical backbone network for broadband satellite
constellations”, Proc. 18th AIAA Communication Satellite Systems Conference, Oakland, CA, April 2000.
N. Agrawal, E. S. Tentarelli, N. A. Jackman, L. Zhang, S. K. Korotky, B. H. Lee, S. Baroni, B. M. Commissiong,
J. M. Hitchcock, Y. R. Bing, J. P. Hickey, A. M. Gottlieb, K. S. Bhalla, T. W. Van Blarcum, D. T. Neilson, C. R.
Giles, V. A. Aksyuk, S. Arney, N. R. Basavanhally, D. J. Bishop, B. A. Boie, C. A. Bolle, J. V. Gates, P. R.
Kolodner, F. Pardo, R. Ruel, R. E. Scotti, “Demonstration of distributed mesh restoration and auto-provisioning in
a WDM network using a large optical cross-connect”, Proc. OFC'2000, paper PD37, Baltimore, MD, March 2000.
S. Baroni, M. A. Qureshi, A. Rodriguez-Moral, D. Sugerman, “Backbone Network Architectures for IP Optical
Networking”, Proc. OFC'2000, vol.1, pp.159-161, Baltimore, MD, March 2000.
N. Karafolas, S. Baroni, “High Capacity Optical Networking Technique for Broadband Satellite Constellations”
Proc. IEEE Workshop on Satellite Based Information Systems (WOSBIS), pp.19-30, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Dec.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, R. J. Gibbens, “Restoration capacity for resilient wavelength-routed optical transport
networks”, in Proc. IEEE/LEOS Summer Topical Meeting “Broadband Optical Networks and Technologies: An
Emerging Reality”, pp.31-32, Monterey, CA, July 1998.
S. Baroni, S. K. Korotky, P. Bayvel, “Wavelength interchange in multi-wavelength optical transport networks”, in
Proc. ECOC'97, vol.3, pp.164-167, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 1997.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, “Link failure restoration in WDM optical transport networks and the effect of wavelength
conversion”, in Proc. OFC'97, pp.123-124, Dallas, TX, February 1997.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, “On the usefulness of wavelength conversion in wavelength-routed optical networks with
variable traffic”, in Proc. IEE Colloquium on “WDM technology and applications”, London, Febr. 6-7, 1997.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, “Key topological parameters for the wavelength-routed optical networks design”, in Proc.
ECOC'96, vol.2, pp.277-280, Oslo, Norway, September 1996.
C. Marand, S. Baroni, F. Di Pasquale, P. Bayvel, “Design of wavelength-routed optical networks with optimised
channel allocation in the EDFA bandwidth”, in Proc. ECOC'96, vol.2, pp.273-276, Oslo, Norway, September
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, “Analysis of restoration requirements in wavelength-routed optical networks”, in Proc.
NOC'96, vol.III, pp.56-63, Heidelberg, Germany, June 1996.
S. Baroni, P. Bayvel, J. E. Midwinter, “Influence of physical connectivity on the number of wavelengths in dense
wavelength-routed optical networks”, in Proc. OFC'96, pp.25-26, San Jose, CA, Feb/March 1996.
G. Di Maio, M. Tesauri, S. Baroni, P. Gambini, “Lasers frequency stabilization, channel identification, state of
polarization and their interaction in multichannel coherent optical systems”, in Proc. EUROPTO '95, SPIE Vol.
2450, pp.496-507, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 1995.
S. Baroni, “All-Optical Networking and Transparent Network Infrastructures - An Industry Perspective”,
Workshop “Ultra-High-Capacity Optical Communications and Networking”, National Science Foundation (NSF),
Arlington, VA, October 21-22, 2002
S. Baroni, “Optically Optimized Network Architectures for Existing and Emerging Applications”, Panel on All-
Optical Networks, SuperComm 2002, Atlanta, GA, June 6, 2002.
S. Baroni, “Optimized All-Optical Network Architectures”, Panel on Long-Haul Networking, CIR Optics 2002,
Secaucus, NJ, January 15, 2002.
S. Baroni, “Achieving Dynamic Provisioning and Bandwidth on Demand in All-Optical Mesh Networks”, IIR
Conf. on “Integrating IP Routing & Optical Switching using GMPLS”, Boston, MA, July 26, 2001.
S. Baroni, “All-optical switching and its impact on backbone network architectures”, Panel: All-Optical Networks:
Fact or Fiction, IEEE Infocom 2001, Anchorage, AK, April 22-26, 2001.
S. Baroni, “All-optical network architectures: addressing the challenge in backbone networking markets”, 5th IFIP
Working Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling, ONDM 2001, Vienna, Austria, February 5-7,
S. Baroni, “Backbone Network Architectures for IP Optical Networking”, Royal Society Discussion Meeting
“Network modelling in the 21st century”, London, UK, December 6-7, 1999.
S. Baroni, “Wavelength Requirements in Arbitrarily Connected Wavelength-Routed Optical Networks”, Bell
Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ, August 21, 1996.