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High-performance FDDI NIU for streaming voice, video, and data
Author(s): Larry A. Bergman; Ron Hartmayer; Wennie H. Wu; P. Cassell; G. Edgar; James L. Lambert; Richard Mancini; J. Jeng; Carlos Pardo; Frank Halloran; James C. Martinez
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Paper Abstract

A 100-Mbit/s FDDI network interface unit (NIU) is described that supports real-time data, voice and video. Its high-speed interrupt-driven hardware architecture efficiently manages stream and packet data transfers to the FDDI network. Other enhancements include modular single-mode laser-dioce fiber optic links to maximize node spacing, optic bypass switches for increased fault tolerance, and a hardware performance monitor to gather real-time network diagnostics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1364, FDDI, Campus-Wide, and Metropolitan Area Networks, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24610
Show Author Affiliations
Larry A. Bergman, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Ron Hartmayer, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Wennie H. Wu, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
P. Cassell, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
G. Edgar, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
James L. Lambert, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Richard Mancini, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
J. Jeng, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Carlos Pardo, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Frank Halloran, CECOM (United States)
James C. Martinez, CECOM (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1364:
FDDI, Campus-Wide, and Metropolitan Area Networks
Kadiresan Annamalai; Stewart K. Cudworth; Allen B. Kasiewicz, Editor(s)

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