Time Division Multiplexing

A Multiplexing technique operating in the time domain.

Time division multiplexing is a technique where several optical signals are combined, transmitted together, and separated again based on different arrival times. In an optical Fiber communications system, for example, interleaving pulse trains can carry different Data channels in a single fiber. The use of multiple channels allows increased overall data Transmission capacities without increasing the data rates of the single channels, or to transmit data of different users simultaneously.

Related Terms
Add Drop Multiplexing,   Coarse Wavelength division Multiplexing (CWDM),   Coherence Time,   Connect Time,   Connector Time,   Delay Time,   Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM),   Fall Time,   Flux Rise Time,   Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM),  

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