wavelength-division multiplexing

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wavelength-division multiplexing

[¦wāv‚leŋth də¦vizh·ən ′məl·tə‚pleks·iŋ]
(communications)
The sharing of the total available pass-band of a transmission medium in the optical portion of the electromagnetic spectrum by assigning individual information streams to signals of different wavelengths. Abbreviated WDM.
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Therefore, a solution was proposed to install 100 Gbps system using coarse WDM (CWDM) [18], as is specified in 100 GBASE-LR4 standards.
MIRAGE will introduce new dimensions of parallelization in interconnects to gracefully upgrade capacity and density combining for the first time multi-core fiber multiplexing, coarse WDM multiplexing and multi-level modulation.
The benefits of the solution for Tiscali include a scalable platform delivering services and applications, a simple architecture for dense wavelength division multiplexing and coarse WDM and a secure system providing services for mission critical data and applications.
Nasdaq:MRVC), a provider of high-bandwidth, Ethernet Access solutions, have announced that at SuperComm 2002, both companies will demonstrate commercialization of 1400 nm equipment, using MRV's 16-channel Coarse WDM (CWDM), Lambda Driver WDM system and OFS' AllWave fiber.
Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel grooming abilities are included along with coarse WDM optical transport technology.
description and comparison of wideband WDM, narrowband WDM, Coarse WDM (CWDM) and Dense WDM (DWDM)
However, while very few major LECs and PTTs were cutting large purchase orders for WDM products, large enterprises were embracing both Dense and Coarse WDM for "metro" applications.
Access to the E-band window increases usable capacity by 50% and allows for application of dense WDM (DWDM) or coarse WDM (CWDM) across the spectrum.
The "10 Hottest Technologies" for 2003 as chosen by Telecommunications(R) Magazine are: Session Controllers, Wi-Fi, Virtual Private LAN Service, ADSL2/ADSL2plus, data over SONET, RF/Fiber Extension, Inventory Management, Coarse WDM, Next-Gen Mobile Switching Centers, and TDM over MPLS.
With LuxN's solution, RBOCs are able to provide resilient high-bandwidth services including OC-3/12/48, Fibre Channel, GbE, and 10G using affordable dense and coarse WDM platforms.
Nasdaq:MRVC), a world-class provider of high-bandwidth, Ethernet Access solutions, today announced that at SuperComm 2002, both companies will demonstrate commercialization of 1400 nm equipment, using MRV's 16-channel Coarse WDM (CWDM), Lambda Driver(TM) WDM system and OFS' AllWave(R) fiber.