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Application of SONET in a Local Loop Environment
Author(s): Lamar Bishop
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Paper Abstract

The SONET concept started with a method of synchronous multiplexing for high speed transmission. It was originally intended for transport of the most prevalent bulk transmission signal - DS3. The concept allowed most of the multiplexing and demultiplexing effort to be confined to low speed operations where CMOS could be employed for low cost and low power consumption. The concept was not allowed to remain at that level, but was expanded through the efforts of many participants in the T1X1 committee of Exchange Carriers Standards Association. SONET offers several important improvements over current transport concepts for the telecommunications network and should be viewed as the benchmark for the development and deployment of all future transmission products.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1179, Fiber Networking and Telecommunications, (15 January 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.963405
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Lamar Bishop, Alcatel Network Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1179:
Fiber Networking and Telecommunications
Joseph Garodnick; Lynn D. Hutcheson; David A. Kahn, Editor(s)

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