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14 December 2005 Architectures of fiber optic network in telecommunications
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Proceedings Volume 5972, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies II; 597212 (2005)
Event: Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies II, 2004, Bucharest, Romania
The operators of telecommunications have targeted their efforts towards realizing applications using broad band fiber optics systems in the access network. Thus, a new concept related to the implementation of fiber optic transmission systems, named FITL (Fiber In The Loop) has appeared. The fiber optic transmission systems have been extensively used for realizing the transport and intercommunication of the public telecommunication network, as well as for assuring the access to the telecommunication systems of the great corporations. Still, the segment of the residential users and small corporations did not benefit on large scale of this technology implementation. For the purpose of defining fiber optic applications, more types of architectures were conceived, like: bus, ring, star, tree. In the case of tree-like networks passive splitters (that's where the name of PON comes from -Passive Optical Network-), which reduce significantly the costs of the fiber optic access, by separating the costs of the optical electronic components. That's why the passive fiber optics architectures (PON represent a viable solution for realizing the access at the user's loop. The main types of fiber optics architectures included in this work are: FTTC (Fiber To The Curb); FTTB (Fiber To The Building); FTTH (Fiber To The Home).
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Irina Bristena Vasile, Alexandru Vasile, and Luminita Emilia Filip "Architectures of fiber optic network in telecommunications", Proc. SPIE 5972, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies II, 597212 (14 December 2005);


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