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all optical

The use of optical devices that do not require switching back into the electrical domain. See all-optical network and optical computer.
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However, more modest proponents agree that photonics near-term potential will not be realized in all optical computers, but rather in hybrid optical/electronic systems that take advantage of both technologies.
Litton Guidance & Control Systems Division, Woodland Hills, Calif., is being awarded an $8,702,430 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for development of a Remote Powered All Optical Fixed Distributed System-Commercial.
Carriers using legacy network systems will be able to look to Polaris for a seamless and efficient migration path from OEO to an all optical network.