Optical Networks - _Index_176

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Unformatted text preview: Index An f or a t following a page number denotes a figure or a table, respectively. A1 and A2 bytes (SONET), 381, 382 t AAL-1 adaptation layer, 805–806 AAL-5 adaptation layer, 805–806 absorption. See material absorption absorption of photons, 157, 165 acceptance angle, 54 access networks, 629–650 architecture, 631–636, 632 f enhanced HFC systems, 636–638 fiber to the curb (FTTC), 638–639 PON evaluation, 648–649 accounting management, 471 acousto-optic tunable filters (AOTFs), 149–153, 149 f , 150 f flattening EDFA gain with, 298, 299 f as wavelength crossconnects (WXCs), 152–153, 153 f acronyms, list of, 747–756 active region, SOAs, 167, 169 ACTIVE state (OFC protocol), 503, 504 f adaptation layers, ATM, 805–806 adaptation management, 470, 499–501 add/drop multiplexers (ADMs), 20 carrier backbone networks, 709, 710 f for ring interconnection, 530–532, 531 f in SONET infrastructure, 387–388 admission control, 801, 806–807 ADMs. See add/drop multiplexers (ADMs); optical add/drop multiplexers AF (assured forwarding), 415 AGC. See automatic gain control agents, element management systems (EMSs), 471–472 aggressive mode, RPR, 424–425 AIS. See alarm indication signals alarm indication signals (AIS), 484 alarm management, 483–485 alarm signals, OTN, 394 alarms (traps), 475 Alcatel’s TeraLight fiber, 95, 96 f algorithms, dimensioning. See dimensioning wavelength-routing networks 845 846 Index all-optical design (lightpath topology), 578, 578 f , 581–584, 582 f , 584 f All-Optical Network (AON) consortium, 694, 694 f all-optical networks, 22–24, 24 f . See also transparency overall design considerations, 350–351 transmission layer design, 738–739 all-optical optical crossconnects (OXCs), 454, 455 f , 456 t , 457, 458–461, 459 f wavelength plane OXCs, 460–461, 460 f , 462 f all-optical regeneration, 227 f AllWave single-mode optical fiber, 50 alternate ports, Ethernet, 535 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, 764 amplified spontaneous emission (ASE), 158–159 amplifier spacing penalty, 301–302 lasing loops, 304 soliton systems, designing, 342–343 amplifier noise, 162–164, 166, 170, 260–261, 798–800 amplifier spacing, 348 amplifiers. See optical amplifiers amplitude modulation of laser cavity gain, 182, 183 f AM-PSK signals, 253 AND gates, 660–661, 664, 665–668 nonlinear optical loop mirrors (NOLMs), 665–667, 666 f soliton-trapping, 667–668, 668 f , 669 f angle of incidence, 53–54 angle of reflection, 53 angle of refraction, 53 anomalous chromatic dispersion, 71, 76 f , 77, 88 ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards, 764 AON consortium testbed for PPS networks, 689 t , 694, 694 f AOTFs. See acousto-optic tunable filters APDs. See avalanche photodiodes apodized gratings, 130 APON standard, 642–643 APS. See automatic protection-switching (APS) protocol APS channel bytes, SONET, 383, 392 f APS/PCC bytes, OTN, 393 f , 395 area, effective. See effective length and area...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2011 for the course ECE 6543 taught by Professor Boussert during the Spring '09 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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