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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Comprised of field hardened dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) optical passives, node-installed EDFAs and optical switches, the VHub allows MSOs to configure hub sites within a compact strand- or pedestal-mounted housing.
Phase one of the Terabit Challenge deployed hyper dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) technology onto a network route connecting New York and Washington, D.
It also provides an overview of the various segments of the market, namely, optical time domain reflectometers (OTDR), optical light sources (OLS), optical power meters (OPM), optical loss test sets (OLTS), remote fiber test systems (RFTS), dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) systems, and optical spectrum analyzers (OSA).
6T, an ultra-high-capacity dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) system.
This technology hopes to do for optical routing what Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) did for fibre optic transport.
For SC06, Qwest is providing several 10-gigabit-per-second (Gbps) connections to the Tampa Convention Center using Qwest's state-of-the-art dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) nationwide transport network called QWave.
What's more, its low cost makes these benefits available to many network operators who may not have previously considered Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) solutions before.
Qwest QWave is an optical wavelength private-line product that utilizes dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) technology at speeds up to 10 gigabits per second (Gbps).
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ:CSCO) today announced that TietoEnator is rolling out managed multiservice optical connectivity services based on Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) using the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) release 7.
Digital Optical Networking combines dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) scalability, digital bandwidth management and protection, and GMPLS-based networking intelligence.
By leasing strands of dark fiber from Fibertech, AboveNet gains the unlimited capacity associated with it to support its new bandwidth intensive services such as metro Ethernet, coarse wave division multiplexing (CWDM) and higher-end dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM).
The innovative ideas from Celion will help enterprise customers deploy their own dense wave division multiplexing (DWDM) networks with relative ease," said David Ward, OPENready staff systems integration engineer.