Asynchronous Transfer Mode ATM

A method of Data Multiplexing that can provide large, instantaneous bandwidths for busy traffic while permitting slow traffic to use that Bandwidth between bursts. Very short, fixed-length packets or cells are used to transmit information. Its basic Cell is 53 bytes long.




Related Terms
Active Mode Locking,   Additive Pulse Mode Locking,   additive-pulse mode locking,   Asynchronous,   Asynchronous Transfer Mode ATM,   Asynchronous Transmission,   ATM,   Bound Mode,   Burst Mode Laser,   Cladding Mode,  

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