Optical Broadband Communications Network Architecture Utilizing Wavelength-Division Switching Technology

  • S. Suzuki
  • K. Nagashima
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 25)


Substantial needs for broadband communications networks have been increasing with the advent of new technology and growing interest in visual information services. Optical switching systems and optical-fiber transmission systems will be indispensable to realize future broadband communications networks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Suzuki
    • 1
  • K. Nagashima
    • 1
  1. 1.C&C Systems Research LaboratoriesNEC CorporationMiyamae-ku, KawasakiJapan

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