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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Alcatel-Lucent said that, EPON offers more bandwidth (up to 1G or 10G upload and download speeds) as compared with today's DOCSIS networks and supports three to four times the number of customers per fiber as existing point-to-point coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) solutions.
VAMs are also available for coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) and dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM), which can combine or separate multiple signals with different wavelengths.
Head of Iran's Information and Communications Technology Research Center Morteza Barari announced on Tuesday that two Iranian companies have built Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) and Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) systems locally.
Prized for its low cost and simplicity, coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) technology has had significant attention in both research and applications in recent years, and has broadened the market considerably.
14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JDSU today announced the release of the coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) series of OTDR modules for its T-BERD/MTS-8000 and T-BERD/MTS-6000 platforms.
Other versions support SpectraStream Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) technology, providing conversion of optical signals into CWDM-compatible optical signals.
a premier metro network access provider for businesses, has launched its Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) service to the London enterprise market.
Suitable for access and metropolitan network architectures using coarse wavelength division multiplexing.
The low power dissipation makes it possible to utilize four VSC7928's to implement Coarse Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM) or quad modules for the developing 10Gb/s Ethernet market.
EPON delivers more bandwidth (up to 1G or 10G upload and download speeds) than today's DOCSIS networks and supports three to four times the number of customers per fiber as existing point-to-point coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) solutions.
As one of the leading suppliers of parallel short reach and coarse wavelength division multiplexing interconnect products, we are excited about expanding our product portfolio into the dense wavelength division multiplexing and 100km regimes," said Clay Hudgins, 10G Module Product Line Manager at EMCORE Fiber Optics Division.
Further, eight different types of transmitter modules (distinguished by emitted light wavelengths from 1471nm to 1611nm) using coarse wavelength division multiplexing (CWDM) allows AES signals of up to 64 ports (128 audio channels) to be transmitted via a single fiber-optic cable.