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Local Area High Speed Networks by Dr. Sidnie Feit

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References

Gigabit Ethernet is defined in

  • IEEE Standard 802.3, 1998 Edition. "Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD) Access Method and Physical Layer Specifications." See Chapters 3, 4, and 34–39.

  • IEEE 802.3-ab-1999. "Physical Layer Parameters and Specifications for 1000 Mb/s Operation Over 4-Pair of Category 5 Balanced Copper Cabling, Type 1000BASE-T."

The fibre channel physical layer is described in

  • ANSI Standard X3.230-1994 (FC-PH). "Information Technology—Fibre Channel—Physical and Signaling Interface."

SFF information (including the GBIC specification) is available at

ftp://fission.dt.wdc.com/pub/standards/sff/spec

For complete details of the physical engineering of 1000BASE-X Gigabit Ethernet, see

  • Cunningham, ...

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