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Issue 4 • Date July 1986

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  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 0
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  • [Front cover and table of contents]

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  • Introduction and Overview of Broad-Band Communication Systems

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 425 - 428
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  • Basic Components and Fiber Optic Passive Components: Status and Trends in Japan

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 472 - 479
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    This paper reviews the status and trends of Japanese activities in fiber optic passive components. It covers the fiber manufacturing techniques (VAD method), several special fibers such as polarization-holding fibers, dispersion-shifted fibers, infrared fibers, metal coated fibers, and hydrogen-induced loss problems, as well as various kinds of fiber cables such as trunk communication cable, subsc... View full abstract»

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  • Broad-Band Communication Systems in Great Britain

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 589 - 595
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    Great Britain, like other advanced countries, stands on the threshold of rapid changes in the local network driven by the twin forces of technological opportunity, which permit new network architectures and service capability, and demand for new services which can be flexibly and speedily provided. The paper first discusses the commercial and regulatory environment. The development of cable TV net... View full abstract»

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  • Integrated Broad-Band Communication Systems in Belgium

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 596 - 604
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    Belgian politicians, the National Telecommunications Administration (RTT), and the telecommunication industry in general fully realize the major economic, industrial, and social importance of an advanced telecommunications infrastructure for the future of the country. A national effort is therefore underway. This paper describes the specific Belgian telecommunications environment, its development ... View full abstract»

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  • High-Speed Digital Switching Technology Using Space-Division-Switch LSI's

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 529 - 535
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    NTT is planning a high-speed broad-band switching network that offers high-speed digital and 4 MHz video services. This paper discusses the hardware design of the high-speed space-division digital switching network and requirements for a switch LSI. In addition, the design and measured performance of a 32 × 32 CMOS space-division-switch LSI are described. In this network, video signals are co... View full abstract»

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  • A Strategy for Broad-Band Network Introduction in Italy

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 605 - 611
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    Studies are being carried out in Italy concerning the strategy for the introduction in the 1990's of optical fiber systems in the distribution network, in order to supply customers with broad-band services (in particular with video services). This paper deals with some of the main choices that are being done, in particular in view of a field trial which is planned in Rome in 1988. View full abstract»

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  • Switching in the Broad-Band ISDN

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 536 - 541
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    The enhancement of ISDN with broad-band services is investigated from the viewpoint of switching systems. Approaches in system architecture and switching technology are described. The extension of an ISDN switch with broad-band modules is presented as an example. View full abstract»

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  • A Wide-Band Local Access System Using Emerging-Technology Components

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 612 - 618
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    Recent advances in optical transmission technologies hold forth the promise of abundant and low-cost bandwidth. Parallel advances in the fundamental technologies required for the construction of switching equipment result in a plethora of emerging technologies available for use by the systems designers seeking to define a wide-band ( > 100 Mbits/s per channel) communications system. This paper ... View full abstract»

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  • Synchronization Techniques for Digital Networks

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 506 - 513
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    A fault-tolerant network clock regenerator (NCR) will be analyzed, which consists of two digital phase-locked loops (DPLL), and which allows a dynamical configuration control and thus is able to meet CCITT's Recommendations concerning permissible slip rates, frequency inaccuracy, as well as phase jitter and wander. The network synchronization scheme will conform to the master-slave principle, in t... View full abstract»

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  • High-Speed and Broad-Band Communication Systems in Japan

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 565 - 572
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    This paper presents the current state of each high-speed and broad-band system and the development of the high-speed and broad-band network (HBN) in Japan. System configuration of a video conference system, a video transmission system, a high-speed digital circuit system, and so on, are introduced. Fundamental technologies to realize HBN, 1) switching technologies to handle broad bit-rate class tr... View full abstract»

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  • Home Communication Systems

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 633 - 639
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    New small-band and broad-band communication services will expand possible application for the user. For the benefit of these services, home communication systems are required with TV sets, video recorders, microcomputers, and telephones as key components. In the residential area a trend can be observed from single terminals for specific services towards multiservice home terminals. In-house transm... View full abstract»

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  • Integrated Broad-Band Service--The Intelligent Building Strategy

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 619 - 624
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    Although fiberization of the subscriber loop some time in the near future appears not to be an unrealistic expectation, institutional problems may for some time hold back its implementation in Canada. As a strategy to maintain a competence in subscriber loop technology, attention is being focused on the development of a fiber optic network that can meet the demands arising from intelligent buildin... View full abstract»

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  • Fiber Optic Transmission Systems--Status and Trends in Japan

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 498 - 505
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    Development of large-capacity optical fiber transmission systems in Japan is reviewed and futuristic optoelectronic technologies are discussed including optical devices and their integration, optical fibers, coherent transmission, and optical switching studies. View full abstract»

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  • Broad-Band Communication Systems in Germany

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 579 - 588
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    In its overall responsibility as the major network provider in Germany, the Deutsche Bundespost launches all highly sophisticated technologies in order to serve the telecommunication market with those promising services which the national economy requires. In this contribution, some background information about the objectives can be found. The basic assumptions for the implementation of the future... View full abstract»

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  • Digital Coding of TV Signals for ISDN-B Applications

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 514 - 528
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    The present paper deals with some questions concerning digital coding of TV signals for ISDN-B applications, without emphasis being placed on the source encoding techniques; the main objective of this paper is not only to indicate the implications caused by the transmission of different TV signals-components according to CCIR Recommendation 601, MAC, and HDTV-but also to investigate the marginal c... View full abstract»

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  • Integrated Circuits for Broad-Band Communications Systems

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 480 - 487
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    Integrated circuits for broad-band communication systems which enable broad-band communication between subscribers require LSI's with a performance concerning speed, complexity, and power dissipation which cannot be fully met by present semiconductor technologies. The requirements for coders and decoders, line transmission circuits, and broad-band switching network elements depend upon the system ... View full abstract»

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  • Applications of Future Braod-Band Services in the Office and Home

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 429 - 437
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    The demand for broad-band services in connection with numerous applications in the business and private sectors will be economically met in the future by the broad-band ISDN, the internationally standardized universal network for all services. Broad-band services and their applications can be roughly divided into four types of communication. The "dialogue" services include video telephony, video c... View full abstract»

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  • Services Integration and Multiplexing for Broad-Band Communication Systems

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 551 - 564
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    In broad-band communication networks, a number of services are simultaneously available to the subscriber. The issues of service integration and multiplexing techniques, and their impact on network topologies, are addressed in this paper. Alternative realizations of broadband networks, together with necessary electrical and optical components, are discussed. A comparison between the different alte... View full abstract»

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  • Terminals for Broad-band Office Communications

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 625 - 632
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    The influence of broad-band communication networks on the evolution of office communication terminals is considered. Three trends are predicted: \bullet the evolution of presently existing dedicated terminals towards higher speed and more sophisticated functionality; \bullet the push of multifunctional workstations allow... View full abstract»

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  • Introduction of Optical Broad-Band Networks in France

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 573 - 578
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    Whereas optical fibers are today the most successful transmission medium in the long-haul links of the telecommunication networks, it is less obvious how to introduce them in local broad-band networks. The French Administration of Telecommunication adopted an evolutionary concept in order to be able to install an optical cable infrastructure in its videocommunication networks. This approach will p... View full abstract»

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  • Present Trends in High-Speed and Broad-Band Communications Services in Japan

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 438 - 443
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    This paper describes present trends in high-speed and broad-band communications services in Japan. It gives an overview of video, high-speed digital leased circuit and satellite digital communications services, and gives examples of their applications. Recent trends in telecommunication services and technology are described, including video conferencing services presently available in more than te... View full abstract»

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  • European Optical Fibers and Passive Components: Status and Trends

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 457 - 471
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    A review is given of European progress in optical fibers, interconnection, and passive components. Emphasis is placed on singlemode technology and on recent developments that may have an important influence on future communication systems. View full abstract»

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  • Architecture of Broad-Band Communications Systems

    Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 542 - 550
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    At present there are worldwide efforts directed towards a services-integrated broad-band network. The first section of this paper describes different solutions of broad-band network components such as subscriber premises networks, local loops, subscriber exchanges, and trunk networks. The design of these components was taken from various proposals and broad-band communication field trials carried ... View full abstract»

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IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications focuses on all telecommunications, including telephone, telegraphy, facsimile, and point-to-point television, by electromagnetic propagation.

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