IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Upgrading SONET rings with WDM instead of TDM: an economic analysis

OFC/IOOC'99. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and the International Conference on Integrated Optics and Optical Fiber Communications

Author(s): O. Gerstel ; R. Ramaswami
Sponsor(s): IEEE Commun. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: San Diego, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 21 February 1999
Volume: 3
Page Count: 3
ISBN (Paper): 1-55752-582-X
DOI: 10.1109/OFC.1999.768068
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We compare a time-division multiplexed (TDM) upgrade of a legacy SONET ring to a single higher speed ring, versus a wavelength-division multiplexed (WDM) upgrade path, in which it is possible to... View More

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