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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The compact, high-density 1 rack unit (1RU) 7100 PSX-3S platform enables cost-effective access and aggregation of diverse metro traffic types, including high-speed Ethernet and 10Gb/s and 100Gb/s wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM).
These include segment routing and dense wavelength-division multiplexing.
31 October 2014 - US wire and cable products maker Huber + Suhner Inc, an arm of Swiss Huber Suhner AG (SWX:HUBN), announced today that it had acquired Germany-based wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) products and systems manufacturer Cube Optics AG.
According to Ciena, the data centers will need the bandwidth capacity to support "more than one billion daily transactions comprising petabytes of data." <p>The network will utilize Ciena's CN 4200 RS FlexSelect Advanced Services Platform, a wavelength-division multiplexing transport platform that the company says is "designed for telco and cable service providers, large enterprises, research and education institutions, and government organizations to deploy in locations that require massive service aggregation and wavelength routing." <p>Ciena first gave a live demonstration of its 100G network capabilities at the Supercomputing Conference 2008 back in December.
ZTE Corporation, a provider of telecomms equipment and network solutions, has launched the next-generation iWDM (intelligent Wavelength-Division Multiplexing) solution integrated with Wavelength Switched Optical Network (WSON), Photonic Cross-Connect (PXC), L2 switch and Optical Transport Network (OTN) technologies to help operators address present and future network transmission challenges.
("Huawei"), a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, today announced the successful development of its 100G wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) prototype.
Dansk Bredband is implementing the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform to transport the Gigabit Ethernet core over dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM), according to Cisco.
for the company's optical Ethernet and wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) products.
Intended for commissioning and lighting channels in dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) networks, the FTB 9310 Channel Selector enables non-intrusive, low-loss and high-isolation channel filtering.
* Coarse/dense wavelength-division multiplexing (CIDWDM) storage connectivity (lambda) solutions: This approach provides the highest bandwidth and reliability for the most demanding storage applications.
However, the emergence of wavelength-division multiplexing now requires that chromatic dispersion itself be measured over the [approximately equal to]80 nm optical bandwidth occupied by multiple wavelength channels.

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