Fibre Links made easy
- Home Spun. Ploskina, Brian; Williamson, Richard // Interactive Week;4/2/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 13, p26
Reports on the efforts being made to lay optical fiber closer to homes of communication customers in the United States. Fiber-to-the-home deployment of the Grant County Public Utility District in Washington; Fiber utility trial being made in Palo Alto, California; Impact of virtual private...
- Overcoming 'which-fiber-is-which?' maintenance challenges. Audet, Francis // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Oct2006, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p29
The article discusses the benefits of using new fiber detection technology in performing network maintenance. The author asserts that these fiber detection technologies minimize the damage caused by human errors in troubleshooting network problems. Moreover, he states that these technologies...
- Minimizing latency in long-haul networks. MAZZARESE, DAVID // Lightwave;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p11
The article offers information on the demands of reducing latency in companies in the U.S. It presents the optical fiber considerations to decrease latency. It features the importance of latency reduction to companies. Moreover, it mentions the different methods used to reduce latency in...
- Optical networking for the masses. Miller, Elizabeth Starr // Telephony;02/26/2001, Vol. 240 Issue 9, p68
Discusses the capability of enterprise optical networking (EON) services in the telecommunication equipment industry. Nature and benefits of the technology; Companies that have introduced EON; Expectations on the technology.
- Keeping the promise of optical switching for metro networks. Queller, Abe // Lightwave;Jun2001, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p67
Discusses how to select appropriate optical switches for metropolitan networks. Functions of metropolitan networks; Trends in metropolitan networks; Main strength of all-optical network nodes; Benefits of using smart optical switches.
- Fusion-splicing the FTTP network: what, where, and why. Smith, Trevor; Bishop, Gary // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Sep2005, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p16
Focuses on the deployment of fiber-to-the-premises networks by Internet service providers in the U.S. Factor to consider in planning a network; Process involved in fusion splicing; Evolution of the process of mass fusion splicing to enable splicing of multiple fibers at once.
- Fiber termination's most critical step: Polishing to perfection. Manho Chung // Cabling Installation & Maintenance;Sep2005, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p38
Focuses on the optical-fiber polishing techniques to improve computer network performance in the U.S. List of connectivity options; Advantage on the use of automated polishing equipment; Elements of a polishing kit. INSETS: Suppliers of fiber polishers and polishing equipment;Suppliers of fiber...
- Switch-farm architecture overcomes backbone bottlenecks. Harman, Daniel // Lightwave;Jan2001, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p122
Explores how switch-farm networking architecture can improve network performance by overcoming backbone bottlenecks. How switch farms addresses the backbone bandwidth limitations; Development of specialized switches for the switch-farm network architecture; Advantages of using optical...
- Fiber advances analog transport. Woodfin, Andrew; Ruffin, A. Boh; Painter, James // CED;Dec2003, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p64
Compares optical transmission and hybrid fiber/coax architecture (HFC) both a primary telecommunication network architectures. Capability and capacity of HFC; Assessment of HFC's technical advantage; Variation in the fiber's refractive index.