Optical FDM Technologies for Future Lightwave Networks

  • K. Nosu
  • H. Toba
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Electronics and Photonics book series (SSEP, volume 29)


This paper sketches out perspectives on the potential role of optical frequency division multiplexing technologies in future telecommunication networks as well as their performance for developing related key optical devices.


Ring Resonator Trunk Line Crossbar Switch Periodic Filter Tunable Light Source 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Nosu
    • 1
  • H. Toba
    • 1
  1. 1.NTT Transmission Systems LaboratoriesYokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-kenJapan

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