TITLE

Electrical or photonic ying and yang of switching

AUTHOR(S)
Wright, Ian; Newman, Rob
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Lightwave;Jun2001, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the photonic- and electrical-switching technologies in the telecommunications transmission networks. Problems with the SONET technology; Definition of optical switching; Details on the typical model for an electrical switch; Information on the two models for using photonic switches.
ACCESSION #
4523499

 

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