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dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM)
Multiplexing using close spectral spacing of individual optical carriers (wavelengths) to take advantage of desirable transmission characteristics (e.g., minimum dispersion or attenuation) within a given fiber, while reducing the total fiber count needed to provide a given amount of information-carrying capacity. [FAA]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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