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Gigabit point-to-point data link system with cascaded optical fiber channels
Author(s): Louise Yeung; Gabriel M. Li
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Paper Abstract

A station implementing the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X3T9.5 fiber distributed data interface (FDDI) physical layer communications protocol standard can transmit and receive data simultaneously at a data rate of 100 Mb/s through a pair of optical fiber cables or fiber channels. Each station, with multiple physical layers and their associated fiber channels connected together in parallel, can transmit and receive data at a much higher rate. National Semiconductor's physical layer (PHY) devices can be conveniently connected together to achieve a gigabit bandwidth point to point data link system, whereby the bandwidth is directly proportional to the number of PHY devices used.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1992
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1577, High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels, (1 March 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.134912
Show Author Affiliations
Louise Yeung, National Semiconductor Corp. (United States)
Gabriel M. Li, National Semiconductor Corp. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1577:
High-Speed Fiber Networks and Channels
Kadiresan Annamalai, Editor(s)

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