Atlanta fiber system experiment: Overview

  • Ira Jacobs
  • Published 1978 in The Bell System Technical Journal
A complete 44.7-Mb/s lightwave digital transmission system was evaluated at the joint Western Electric and Bell Laboratories facility in Atlanta in 1976. An overview is provided to the papers describing the technology employed and some of the principal results of the experimental evaluation. Two interrelated themes are emphasized: (i) the importance of… CONTINUE READING