5 September 2002 Performance evaluation of 10GBASE optical transceivers for Cisco 10-gigabit Ethernet switching architecture
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This paper presents the process and methodology employed to perform evaluation and analyses for the optical interface that delivers and receives 10Gb/s Ethernet traffic on Cisco’s industrial leading switching architecture. Especially, we examined in detail the optical properties for commercially available 10GBASE-LR transceiver modules, with respect to IEEE 802.3ae specifications. The sampled results under room temperature are listed for comparison. Eye diagrams were recorded as a function of transmission distance, as well as temperature variation. System stability issues are also studied following a brief introduction to Cisco standard ODVT (Optical Design Verification Test) procedure.
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Xiaojing Zhang, Jeff C. Cain, "Performance evaluation of 10GBASE optical transceivers for Cisco 10-gigabit Ethernet switching architecture", Proc. SPIE 4914, High-Power Lasers and Applications II, (5 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481805; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.481805
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