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Applications of optical switches in fiber optic communication networks
Author(s): Daniel Hanson; Nathalie M. Gosset
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Paper Abstract

The growing deployment of fiber optics which are vulnerable to single point failure creates an urgent need for a means of automatic protection switching test access and reconfiguration in telephone networks. Fiber switching is a technology which is beginning to be used in trunk and subscriber ioop applications to satisfy this need. This paper focuses on several applications of fiber switching in public networks including the economic and technical advantages of this technology.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1991
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1363, Fiber Optics in the Subscriber Loop, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24583
Show Author Affiliations
Daniel Hanson, ADC Telecommunications, Inc. (United States)
Nathalie M. Gosset, ADC Telecommunications, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1363:
Fiber Optics in the Subscriber Loop
Lynn D. Hutcheson; David A. Kahn, Editor(s)

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