Reconfigurable optical networks for VOD

Shreeram, Jason; Verdonck, Carlos; Anthon, Doug; Berger, Jill D.
May 2004
CED;May2004, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p52
Trade Publication
Focuses on reconfigurable optical networks for video-on-demand (VOD). Creation of an efficient, flexible distribution network; Need to manage the high-capacity optical fiber links in a way that is compatible with existing multi-vendor network equipment and RF signal requirements; Description of a cable television broadcast-and-select network architecture based on widely tunable 10 Gps lasers and receivers.


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