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Scalable Optical-Fiber Communication Networks
Author and Affiliation:
Chow, Edward T.(Caltech)
Peterson, John C.(Caltech)
Abstract: Scalable arbitrary fiber extension network (SAFEnet) is conceptual fiber-optic communication network passing digital signals among variety of computers and input/output devices at rates from 200 Mb/s to more than 100 Gb/s. Intended for use with very-high-speed computers and other data-processing and communication systems in which message-passing delays must be kept short. Inherent flexibility makes it possible to match performance of network to computers by optimizing configuration of interconnections. In addition, interconnections made redundant to provide tolerance to faults.
Publication Date: Sep 01, 1993
Document ID:
19930000496
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 93B10496
Subject Category: ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
Report/Patent Number: NPO-18202
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: Laser Tech. Brief.; 1; 1; P. 86
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech.; Pasadena, CA, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: COMMUNICATION NETWORKS; DIGITAL SYSTEMS; FIBER OPTICS
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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