1 January 1987 A Fibre Optic Network For Integrated Voice/Data Transmission
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Proceedings Volume 0841, Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967579
Event: Cambridge Symposium on Fiber Optics and Integrated Optoelectronics, 1987, Cambridge, MA, United States
Digital transmission through optical fibres and 'packet-switching' are two independent technologies that have gained wide acceptance during the past decade. This paper considers the possibility of a fusion between the two technologies. The network envisaged is a long-haul, packet-switched network, with optical fibre links between the nodes, for the integrated transmission of voice and data. The advantages of implementing packet-switching on an optical fibre network are brought out. The proposed network effectively utilizes the bandwidth of 140 Mbit/s fibre optic links to transport voice and data packets in a store-and-forward manner from the source node to the destination node. The issues involved in the selection of routes for voice and data packets are discussed.
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Krishna Thilakam. R., Krishna Thilakam. R., Ashok Jhunihunwala, Ashok Jhunihunwala, } "A Fibre Optic Network For Integrated Voice/Data Transmission", Proc. SPIE 0841, Fiber Optic Networks and Coherent Technology in Fiber Optic Systems II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967579; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967579


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