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Fiber - Optic Loop Network With Active Nodes For An Electrical Power Plant
Author(s): S. Zator; F. Szczot; S. Pluta; R. Weber
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a fiber optic loop network for a measurement and control system of an electric power plant. The network consists of the central computer terminal, the set of specially distributed digital FO links and local station installed at the important power facilities. The well-known FO link advantages contribUte to high reliability and safety of work of the system. The operation of the loop network, treated as an autonomous one, is controlled by a microcomputer system. Transmission protocols and the cooperation with the local station are also described. The proposed loop network model is illustrated with an example of the laboratory - scale system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 1990
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1085, Optical Fibres and Their Applications V, (30 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.953008
Show Author Affiliations
S. Zator, Technical University of Opole (Poland)
F. Szczot, Technical University of Opole (Poland)
S. Pluta, Technical University of Opole (Poland)
R. Weber, Cement and Lime Company (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1085:
Optical Fibres and Their Applications V

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