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Wavelength division multiplexing of services in a fiber-to-the-home system
Author(s): Fred C. Unterleitner
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Paper Abstract

Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) permits delivery of a variety of communications services over the same fiber without the need for costly MUX/DEMUX electronics. The versatility of miniature, monolithic imaging systems utilizing multilayer dielectric mirrors is demonstrated, both in single mode and multimode optical propagation environments, as in a three channel WDM for the transmission of bidirectional ISDN telephony signals and wideband television distribution signals on the same fiber without interference.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1991
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1363, Fiber Optics in the Subscriber Loop, (1 January 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24605
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Fred C. Unterleitner, Kaptron, 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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