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System study of alternative approaches for upstream transmission in ATM-based HFC systems
Author(s): Chris Sierens; Johan Haspeslagh; Chris Botte; Kees Krijntjes
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Paper Abstract

A first generation ATM-HFC system is actual in standardization phase in IEEE 802.14 and DAVIC. Some important issues are still open e.g. frame format, burst size and preamble. This paper addresses these issues and suggests possible solutions. In addition, access methods are discussed and analyzed in terms of future upgradability and interoperability. The differences between access methods are analyzed for the physical layer, showing under which circumstances equal levels of performances can be obtained. At last, a case study of an HFC concept is described, performed in the framework of the ACTS project: ATHOC.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2917, Broadband Access Systems, (4 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.257317
Show Author Affiliations
Chris Sierens, Alcatel Telecom (Belgium)
Johan Haspeslagh, Alcatel Telecom (Belgium)
Chris Botte, Alcatel Telecom (Belgium)
Kees Krijntjes, Alcatel Telecom (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2917:
Broadband Access Systems
Wai Sum Lai; Indra Widjaja; Dennis Karvelas; Sam T. Jewell; Curtis A. Siller; Indra Widjaja; Dennis Karvelas, Editor(s)

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