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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Worldwide Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) Equipment Market Forecasts
It combines next-generation SONET/SDH transport through OC-192/Synchronus Transfer Mode (STM)-64, integrated dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) optical networking and multiservice interfaces such as Ethernet and traditional time division multiplexing (TDM).
a leading supplier of IT and networking solutions, today announced the availability of the FLASHWAVE(R) 7500 extension system, the latest configuration of the existing core platform that lowers the cost and space required to deliver the field-proven benefits of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) to the edge of metropolitan networks.
Nasdaq:HLIT) today introduced the GIGALight(TM) GTA 9100 Digital Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) transmission system to cost-effectively increase the scalability and capacity of IP-based narrowcast networks.
Acterna today introduced the Acterna OSA-300/301 high-precision optical spectrum analysers for customers with testing needs for ultra dense wavelength division multiplexing (U-DWDM) applications, the next generation WDM technology.
The reduced cost also makes it possible to extend high-capacity dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) technology into a wide variety of new telecommunications applications, such as multiservice provisioning platforms and core switches.
Confluent products define the state of the art in high-performance subsystems for dense wavelength division multiplexing.
With a complete range of testing modules the scalable MTS, among other features, enables full fiber characterization and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) system upgrades.