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Protocols and Standardisation

  • Josep Prat
  • Pere E. Balaguer
  • Joan M. Gené
  • Oscar Díaz
  • Sergi Figuerola
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Abstract

In this chapter several protocols have been studied from different point of view. Nowadays, several field trials have been deployed with the ATM technology and others are going to use Ethernet technology (Gigabit and 10 Gigabit Ethernet). A comparison between both technologies is presented.

Keywords

Medium Access Control Asynchronous Transfer Mode Passive Optical Network Vertical Cavity Surface Emit Laser Downstream Channel 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Josep Prat
    • 1
  • Pere E. Balaguer
    • 1
  • Joan M. Gené
    • 1
  • Oscar Díaz
    • 1
  • Sergi Figuerola
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaSpain

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