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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At last week s Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics Conference (IPR, San Diego, July 13-16, 2014), imec has demonstrated improved performance of various key building blocks for high-density low-power wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) optical interconnects in silicon.
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The G4-100 represents the first off-the-shelf optical dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) component enabling optical system designers to achieve best-in-class optical transport solutions without compromising network flexibility, reliability, and simplicity.
These specifications are essential for measuring the higher channel counts and narrowly spaced wavelengths in dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) networks.
Ondax develops and manufactures all-optical advanced Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM) components.
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that allow the transmission of 32 wavelengths, or colors, of light over a single optical fiber through use of dense wavelength-division multiplexing technology.
The dual cable system will use wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) and will give an initial minimum capacity of 40 Gbit/s on each fibre pair.

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