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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Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) passive optical network systems, which had their origins in long-haul communication networks are now spreading to the entire world.
Additional gain can be used to increase the spacing between electrical regenerators and/or increase the number of Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) channels that can be supported.
Designed for high reliability, flexibility and scalability with dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) technology, the new optical backbone will fully utilize existing fibre resources, and drive reductions in switch-over time on fault, and improvements in the Shanghai Stock Exchange's risk management capacity.
The technology, DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing), is provided by Adva Opticals, a global provider of optical networking solutions based in Germany, which is the European market leader.
Covering a distance of more than 2000 km, the architecture will include a 345 km long dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) submarine transmission link between the east coast of Sumatra and the industrial/resort island of Batam that lies approximately 20 km off Singapore.
Significant capacity increases have already been achieved in long-haul networks through the deployment of DWDM (dense wavelength division multiplexing) equipment, which enables data transmission on multiple wavelengths of light multiplexed onto a single fiber strand.
DWDM, or dense wavelength division multiplexing, is a fiber-optic transmission technique that employs light wavelengths to transmit data parallel-by-bit or serial-by-character.
DWDM, or dense wavelength division multiplexing, is a type of technology that boosts the capacity of optical fibre.
WaveSplitter Technologies, Inc., Fremont, Calif., the pioneer of all-fiber dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) devices, has received International Standards Organization (ISO) 9001 certification for the company's all-fiber DWDM design and manufacturing operation.
CIENA's networking solutions utilize bandwidth expanding dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) technology and include the MultiWave(R) family of products for long-haul, short-haul, metropolitan and access applications.
(NYSE: ZAYO) for 100G wavelength solutions, leveraging a new route between Richmond and Ashburn, Virginia, which Zayo recently enabled for dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) capabilities, the company said.