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Local Area Fiber-Optic Broadcast Network

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053486D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Gfeller, F Sze, D [+details]

Abstract

Many multi-terminal communication systems require the distribution of messages from any terminal to all other terminals. The broadcast network proposed here is based on optical fiber transmission, and is considered particularly useful for a local areas communication system.