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High-speed components for an ATM-PON system
Author(s): Michel Borgne; Guy Du Chaffaut; S. Carpentier; J. Kervarrec; J. L. Rainard
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Paper Abstract

Asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) based transmission over passive optical network (PON) is seen as a promising technique for the access network connecting both residential and small business customers. One of the key points for the success of such a proposition is the integration of most of the electrical functions in order to help for a low system cost, a low power consumption, and a good system availability. This paper discusses the architecture of an ATM-PON system by pointing out its main characteristics, then the main features of the developed ASICs in this environment are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1974, Transport Technologies for Broadband Optical Access Networks, (4 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161522
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Michel Borgne, France Telecom (France)
Guy Du Chaffaut, France Telecom (France)
S. Carpentier, France Telecom (France)
J. Kervarrec, France Telecom (France)
J. L. Rainard, France Telecom (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1974:
Transport Technologies for Broadband Optical Access Networks

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