Accession Number:

ADA512156

Title:

Optical Wavelength Multiplexing Technologies for Information-Rich, Networked Platforms

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

HRL LABS LLC MALIBU CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-04-18

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

INTER-PLATFORM COMMUNICATION SEAMLESS CARRIER-FORM TRANSDUCTION OPTICAL FIBER, FREE-SPACE OPTICAL, WIRELESS MICROWAVE DIRECT CONVERSION BETWEEN WIRELESS, OPTICAL-FIBER AND FREE-SPACE OPTICAL CARRIERS WITHOUT CONVERTING BACK TO BASEBAND SIGNAL COMBINED USE OF TIME MULTIPLEXING AND FREQUENCY MULTIPLEXING WAVELENGTH ROUTING WAVELENGTH TRANSLATION ALLOWS SEAMLESS CONVERSION BETWEEN OPTICAL FIBER NETWORK AND FREE-SPACE OPTICAL NETWORK INTRA-PLATFORM SIGNAL DISTRIBUTION, SWITCHING AND ROUTING - OF BOTH ANALOG AND DIGITAL DATA - FOR VARIETY OF MILITARY FUNCTIONALITIES - INTERFACING TO VARIETY OF PROCESSORS, DISPLAYS, SENSORS, WAVEFORM SOURCES Transparent to type of modulation multiplexing format CONTROLLER-BASED RATHER THAN CONTENT-BASED ROUTING AND RECONFIGURATION OPTICAL-WAVELENGTH BASED FRAMEWORK FOR MULTIPLEXING, SWITCHING AND ROUTING Makes efficient use cabling and connectors MIXTURE OF SECOND-LEVEL MULTIPLEXING FORMATS FOR NARROWER-BAND INFO RF-SUBCARRIER MULTIPLEXING, TDMA AND CDMA

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Defense Systems
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Radiofrequency Wave Propagation
  • Radio Communications
  • Miscellaneous Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE