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.