Issue No.03 - March (2009 vol.42)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2009.99
As they face challenging times, networking-service providers are looking to save money by studying the use of relatively new wavelength-division-multiplexing-based passive optical networks to create more efficient systems that increase data rates.
passive optical networks, wavelength-division multiplexing, time-division multiplexing, arrayed waveguide gratings, thin-film filters
George Lawton, "WDM-PONs Hold Promise for the Long Haul", Computer, vol.42, no. 3, pp. 13-16, March 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.99