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Isolan - A Fibre Optic Network Conforming To IEEE 802.3 Standards
Author(s): D. A. A. Roworth; N. Howe
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Paper Abstract

The progress of the IEEE 802.3 standard for fibre optic LANs is indicated with reference to both mixed media networks and full fibre networks. For a fibre optic network the most suitable layout is a "snowflake" topology composed of multiport repeaters and active fibre hubs. A range of components is described which enables the realisation of such a topology in conformance with the IEEE 802.3 standard.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1986
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0630, Fibre Optics '86, (6 October 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.963592
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D. A. A. Roworth, BICC Data Networks Ltd (England)
N. Howe, BICC Data Networks Ltd (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0630:
Fibre Optics '86
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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